Black and Brilliant

The original installation of Black & Brilliant: Timeline of Inventions was featured in Benson Memorial Center during National Engineers Week 2017, and was created by SCU's National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).

Timeline of Inventions

Throughout history, African-American contributions to science, technology, engineering, and math have been underreported or underrepresented. Through engaging images and captivating information, the Black & Brilliant: Timeline of Inventions illuminates the illustrious contributions of African-Americans to our modern world. Here we feature fifteen outstanding African-American men and women, their discoveries and their patents. Come discover the little-known history of some of the most important contributions to modern history.

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School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Bannan Engineering, Bldg. 404
Guadalupe Hall, Bldg. 455

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