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Women in Engineering

See yourself as an engineer!

We know how important it is to have faculty role models to mentor and encourage you, as well as lively peer activities to help you grow professionally and personally.

At Santa Clara we have one of the largest percentage of women engineering faculty in the United States, so you'll find lots of shining examples of success in your professors.

Outside of the classroom, organizations such as Society of Women Engineers, ACM-W (Association for Computing Machinery-Women), Women in STEM, and Engineers Without Borders offer inspiring speakers, informative workshops, and lots of opportunities for outreach, travel, networking, and social engagement.

You'll not only see yourself as an engineer, you'll become one!

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    Audrey Gozali Named New Face of Civil Engineering

    Senior Audrey Gozali '18 has been named one of ten 2018 New Faces of Civil Engineering, Collegiate Edition by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This program recognizes student civil engineers for their academic accomplishments and commitment to serving others. 

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    Delivering the Goods

    Bioengineering undergraduate Grace Ling and Assistant Professor Bill Lu, M.D., Ph.D., are testing a new method of gene therapy that safely delivers DNA to mutated cells without using viruses for transport, as is the current norm.

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    The Internet of You

    Computer engineering Assistant Professor Behnam Dezfouli and senior Angelina Poole are working to enable existing WiFi infrastructures for medical applications, such as an in-home medical monitoring systems, to collect and transmit data in an energy-efficient and timely manner. And Kaiser is interested.

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

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

408-554-5474 fax


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Percentage of Master's Degrees 2015 & 2016 2nd place, Women Tenure Faculty 2016 4 place

2017 Women Enrollment Graphic

Notable Women Engineering Alumni

  • Jayshree Ullal '86

    Jayshree Ullal '86

    President & CEO at Arista Networks, Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award 2013

  • Robin Beck '77

    Robin Beck '77

    Project Engineer and Engineering Manager at Aerotherm Corporation, Lead Engineer at NASA AMES Research Center, Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award 2016