Humanitarian Engineering: SCU had an impressive presence at the 10th IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, where 8 papers were presented by 23 students from the School of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences, advised by 7 faculty members.
Marieli Rubio '21 (civil, environmental and sustainable engineering), recipient of the Latinos in Technology Scholarship from the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, shared her story of being resourceful, proactive, and resilient as a first-generation college Latina at the 31st Hispanic Foundation Ball, Oct. 17. You can watch her video here.
Allen Shelton, Jr. '21 (electrical and computer engineering) and his family are featured in an LA Times article, "'You are a Black Man at all Times.' 3 Generations Tell of Their Family's Hopes and Fears in the Trump Era." Find it here.
The student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers was awarded the Collegiate Mission: Gold Award Nov. 7 at the virtual WE20 Awards Ceremony. This award is given for several categories, and SWE SCU met all of them: Professional Development, Communication, Outreach, Mentorship, Membership Retention and Engagement, Partnerships, Global Mindset, Public Policy, and Resource Promotion!
Maya Ackerman (computer science and engineering) is featured in Science News for Students' article, "Computers are changing how art is made," regarding her work using AI for song writing. Find the article here.
Michele Ellie Ahi (engineering management and leadership adjunct lecturer), partner and managing director of AIV Ventures, is a featured contributor in a new book, The Intelligent Investor: Silicon Valley, providing practical wisdom for investors and entrepreneurs from 50 leading Silicon Valley angels and venture capitalists. Find it here.
David C. Anastasiu (computer science and engineering), along with SCU undergraduates and high school interns from The Harker School, BASIS Independent Silicon Valley High School, and Cupertino High School, had an article accepted for publication by the Springer Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation.
John Giddings (engineering management and leadership, MSEE '91, MBA '97) has been appointed to the board of directors of Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a resource provider for vision loss and rehabilitation, offering a range of services to help clients embrace life to the fullest through evaluation, counseling, education and training in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Benito counties. In addition to his role as adjunct lecturer, Giddings is a partner at Podium Venture Capital.
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Frugal Innovation Hub: FIH has received $20,000 from Xilinx to support programs and humanitarian projects. FIH would like to thank Xilinx for their generous support over the last two years.
Walking the Walk Together: The Engineering Diversity and Inclusion Council presents to the community a panel series, featuring guest STEM Leaders from around the country, “Walking the Walk Together.” Listen in, Dec. 10, 6 p.m. PST.
In this season of giving and throughout the year, the School of Engineering wishes you and your loved ones the very best. Thank you for your support of our students and programs through the Dean’s Engineering Excellence Fund, which allows our students to participate in research, conferences, and other enriching activities. We invite you to give here.
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