Engineering News Winter 2018

  • Dean's Message

    In recognition of National Engineers Week, we shine a light on our exciting and fulfilling profession and celebrate Santa Clara Engineering.

  • Energetic Senior Wins IEEE Scholarship

    A double major in electrical and computer engineering, a minor in design thinking and innovation, internships at Apple, research, leadership.... It's no surprise Taylor Mau '18 was selected for a highly competitive IEEE award!

  • We Have Contact

    To create a groundbreaking new soft contact lens designed to detect early signs of glaucoma, bioengineering’s Emre Araci and his students had to find a material that would combine comfort and safety with the rigidity needed for an on-board sensor.

  • Lavish Enthusiasm for Frugal Innovation

    The Frugal Innovation Hub, engaging students and faculty in technological and humanitarian projects, is a leader in the field of humanitarian technology development, research, and implementation. Here are a few of the projects undergraduate and graduate students are working on now.

  • Alumnus Seeks to Feed the World

    Bringing fresh, delicious, nutritious food to the 1.1 billion malnourished people in the world is the mission of Sam Bertram ’16, M.S. ’18. The technical and entrepreneurial skills he developed at SCU are helping him turn his vision to reality.

  • On Ethics and Trustworthiness in the Digital Age

    Looking at engineering from an ethical standpoint, computer engineering associate professor Ahmed Amer addresses what memories we keep and how we store them in a digital age, examining all the elements comprising a trustworthy process protecting the public’s safety and privacy.

  • The Foundation of It All: Young Engineers

    Civil engineering alumnus Gabriel Alcantar '08 has helped build Silicon Valley high-rises and the San Francisco 49ers' Levi Stadium, but he is also building the foundation for the next generation of engineers through his generous community service.

  • An Artful Engineering Education

    Santa Clara Engineering has always been about "Educating the Whole Person." Students enjoy a comprehensive liberal arts experience along with their engineering load. Junior Hannah Sheldon pursues a studio art minor in addition to her electrical engineering coursework.