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Engineering News Fall 2020

  • Dean's Message

    Following months of quarantine and social unrest, feelings were mixed as we looked toward the fall quarter, but Santa Clara Engineering began the year with a sense of hope, purpose, and determination thanks to the hard work of our faculty, staff, and students.

  • Redefining Values in a Values-Based Institution

    For the past year, our SCU engineering community has taken a hard look at our values, programs, and practices to assess how we can best inspire engineering leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion. The result is a comprehensive plan of action.

  • Who We Are

    We are a community of scholars learning, teaching, and researching together in many different disciplines of engineering. Here is a snapshot of our undergraduate and graduate enrollment.

  • Broncos Helping Broncos

    A new Alumni/ae Mentoring Program is providing engineering sophomores and new transfer students with one-on-one help for navigating school and career challenges and opportunities, and is giving alums a chance to give back.

  • Walking the Walk Together

    Since last spring, SCU Engineering has been hosting monthly panel discussions with STEM and community leaders from around the country. In October, two of our alums joined the conversation.

  • IDEAS for Diversity and Inclusion at SCU

    Striving to ensure equitable access to opportunities for all STEM students at SCU, an interdisciplinary coalition of students from engineering and sciences is helping build community and advocating for diversity and inclusion initiatives on campus.

  • Building Community out of Discord

    Student, artist, speaker, UX designer...Grace Ling does it all, while also building community along the way. In just five months, she created and grew an online community of design enthusiasts with more than 8,000 members and launched an online group for SCU graduate engineering students to meet and come together while studying remotely, off campus.

  • United to Advance Women in STEM

    Undergraduate women studying STEM at SCU are being mentored by Intel professionals and a global network of executive women called UPWARD. The new program aims to improve retention of these students, not only in their majors, but in their careers, long term.

  • The I’s Have It: Injury, Internships, Involvement for the Win

    Julia Lieberman '21 is not one to sit on the sidelines! After recovering from numerous sports-related concussions, this go-getter leveraged her passion for building community during the Coronavirus pandemic to help create better networking opportunities for her peers here on campus and around the world.

  • Faculty Research

    Highlights, facts and figures, and a snapshot of what some of our faculty and their student researchers have been working on.

  • The Sweet Smell of Career Experience

    Students and faculty from the School of Engineering's BioInnovation and Design Lab are collaborating with Silicon Valley-based Aromyx Corporation on its quest to digitize human taste and smell. Using a proven industry method for rapidly validating, testing, and prototyping ideas, the Broncos are building competencies to achieve career success in the biomedical industry.

  • Ruth Davis Receives SWE Distinguished Engineering Educator Award

    In 1979, Ruth Davis was the first female tenure-track faculty member hired by the School of Engineering. Over the past 40 years, she has blazed many trails and championed women in computing and engineering. This year, she is honored with the Society of Women Engineers’ Distinguished Engineering Educator Award.