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Congratulations! Engineering Students Hack Triumph, MESA Banquet

May 16, 2024

Graduating Students: Share your career plan after college. Excited to unveil the latest issue of our College of Engineering magazine. Tida Ngov is a remarkable young person on a mission to make a difference in the world.

Spartan Racing baja-style

SJSU Spartan Racing students build Formula and Baja style cars for national competitions

May 2, 2024

ABC7 - Finishing touches are being made on two high-performance race cars at San Jose State. Each year, Spartan Racing creates brand new fully-electric formula SAE and gas-powered Baja-style vehicles.

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Celebrating AAPI Month, Rising Star in Software Engineering, The CoE Fab Four and more!

May 2, 2024

Excited to unveil the latest issue of our College of Engineering magazine! Growing up in his hometown of Cupertino, California, Arjun Sudheer, a rising talent in Software Engineering. Recently, four SJSU College of Engineering (CoE) students were invited to be a part of Cisco’s Dream Team. And more...

CoE Students Visit Maxar Space Systems

April 25, 2024

Spencer Vernon Guinther, a graduating senior from Pleasanton, California, has defied his own doubts to carve a path of determination and success in the field of engineering. Recently, students from the SJSU College of Engineering (CoE) Aviation program were invited to Cabrillo Middle School in Santa Clara. In the world of artificial intelligence, a new paradigm has emerged that is revolutionizing the way we approach AI system design and deployment. And more...

Engineering Showcase Recap

April 18, 2024

Meet Deema Saddik, a Junior in Industrial and Systems Engineering. On April 15, the College of Engineering (CoE) held its annual Showcase where alumni and industry friends engaged with the next generation of talent, innovation, research, and designs. Discover Prof. Ahmed Banafa’s insightful perspective on the current state of artificial intelligence and its ethical considerations. And more...

Inventions by young people

April 11, 2024

Meet Aryan Gaur, class of 2027 freshman who just started his journey here at San Jose State University (SJSU) as a Computer Engineering student. Have you ever considered the possibility that some of the world’s most groundbreaking inventions weren’t conceived by renowned leaders or seasoned engineers, but rather by high school seniors. The annual Bay Area Biomedical Conference took place on April 3, 2024, at the San Jose State University Student Union. And More...

Dean Sheryl Ehrman discussing rocketry

April 8, 2024

[T]he rocketry program at San José State University (SJSU) is different. Not only do its students get to design airplanes and spacecraft rockets, but they also have an opportunity to build them, test them in the lab, and actually go out and launch them.

Big Sur Highway 1 damage

April 3, 2024

KTVU's Heather Holmes and Christien Kafton speak with Laura Sullivan-Green, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering from San Jose State University about the damage done and what could be changed to prevent it from happening again in the future.

Tech 165 Class Tours Fortinet Headquarters in Sunnyvale

March 28, 2024

Meet Elizabeth Bremberg, a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering major with a Robotics Minor at San José State University. Established in 1950, the Society of Women in Engineering (SWE) is an international not-for-profit educational and service organization. On Monday, March 18, 2024, students from San José State University’s (SJSU) Tech 165 Wireless Communication Technology class were invited to see the inner workings of Sunnyvale, California-based company, Fortinet. And more...

WiE Conference

March 21, 2024

Kyle Christopher Fitzpatrick is a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student at San Jose State University. ON MARCH 16, 2024 OVER 670 INDIVIDUALS attended the 10th annual Women in Engineering Conference. Explore what technology professor Ahmed Banafa predicts about the TikTok's future.

nvidia computer

March 20, 2024

An Nvidia executive and San Jose's mayor touted Silicon Valley's artificial intelligence and innovation boom at a packed event for startups and entrepreneurs during the tech titan's GTC 2024 gathering.

screenshot from video on Nuclear AI

March 14, 2024

Nikitha Fernandes, a senior in Biomedical Engineering. In 1903, while visiting New York City, Mary Anderson from Birmingham, Alabama, conceived the idea for the windshield wiper. Explore the dynamic frontier of Nuclear AI.

Edith Clarke - Image courtesy of National Inventor Hall of Fame

March 7, 2024

Aburva Govindarajan Sangeetha, a graduating senior majoring in Engineering Technology with a minor in Business Administration at San Jose State University. Congratulations to our e-week contest winners. As we celebrate Women's History Month, it's only fitting that we take a moment to recognize the remarkable contributions of Edith Clarke.

Bessie Coleman and Kamora Freeland

February 29, 2024

Tram Do, a fourth-year student at San Jose State University. Thank you, everyone, for your fantastic video submissions! Bessie Coleman – First black woman to get a pilot’s license in 1921 and Kamora Freeland – Youngest black female to get a private pilot’s license in 2023.

Prof Banafa on Fox2

February 22, 2024

Meet Jason Corona: A senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering at San Jose State University. As we welcome Engineering Week, we are hosting our annual video contest. Ken Washington has recently won the 2024 Black Engineering of The Year award (BEYA). Professor Banafa interviews with Fox on the implications of OpenAI's latest breakthrough, Sora.

HP Black Student Day

February 15, 2024

Muskaan Kapoor, a senior at San José State University (SJSU), embodies the essence of resilience, determination, and community engagement. As we welcome Engineering Week, we are hosting our annual video contest. Black Student Day at Hewlett Packard. Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming our world, touching every aspect of our lives from healthcare and finance to transportation and entertainment.

AI image

February 8, 2024

Meet Matthew Khoa Hung, a first-year graduate student in M.S. Mechanical Engineering at San José State University. Black History Month celebrates a trio of inventions. Exploring the Challenges and Progress in AI Alignment.

David Parent demonstrates engineering concepts to Gavilan Community College Students as part of Project Engineering Success

February 1, 2024

Meet Indigo Ramey-Wright, a senior at San Jose State University, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. SJSU is Part of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Project – Giving Hispanic and Low-Income Students a Hand Up! Black History Month Celebrates Lanny Smoot of The Walt Disney Company.

January 10, 2024

The adaptive mechanical properties of soft and fibrous biological materials are relevant to their functionality. The emergence of the macroscopic response of these materials to external stress and intrinsic cell traction from local deformations of their structural components is not well understood. 

Prof. Anand Ramasubramanian and Prof. John Lee were contributors to the paper.  

US News badges with two SJSU graduating students cheering

September 18, 2023

Nationally, the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering remains a powerhouse, ranking #6 among public universities — and #12 overall (up three spots from 2023 rankings) — on the Best Undergraduate Engineering Program – Non-Doctorate list.

Robotics Image

September 2, 2023

In recent years, the field of robotics engineering has witnessed significant advancements, making it one of the most promising and sought-after career paths. California, known for its innovation and technological developments, is home to several prestigious colleges that offer exceptional programs in robotics engineering.

Graduating Students

June 21, 2023

NBC Bay Area - Who needs an expensive college degree? If you’re getting a tech job in the Bay Area, it’s all about proximity. New numbers show that San Jose State grads make just as much money, if not more.

Fred Barez

June 6, 2023

ABC7 News - Professor Fred Barez, Chair of the Aviation and Technology department joined the conversation with the abc7News on Tuesday, June 6 to add his insights to the studies. He demonstrated the research conducted in the Aviation lab when changes in atmospheric temperature create wind shear. As the Earth warms up, it radiates hot air and as the hot air moves up into the atmosphere it triggers what is known as clear air turbulence.

 Solar-powered automated transit would be above the ground-floor level. (Credit: Arturo Millan/RODZ+)

April 3, 2023

SolarToday Magazine - We are designing a solar powered, grade-separated, automated transportation network system we call the Spartan Superway

Black History Month at SJSU

February 16, 2023

ABC7 News - San Jose State University aims to increase the number of Black engineers to help create diverse, worldwide solutions.

Professor Folarin Erogbogbo and Black History Month

February 19, 2023

CBS Bay Area - A San Jose State University professor is leading an effort to find mentors for Black science/engineering students. Devin Fehely reports.

Prof. Laura Sullivan-Green

Jan. 4, 2023

CBS Bay Area - Ryan Yamamoto interviews SJSU Prof. Laura Sullivan-Green about possible mudslides from arriving storm (1-4-2023)

Anil Kumar, Farzan Kazemifar and Crystal Han

June 13, 2022

SJSU’s Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering recently won a $1.4 million in federal grant funding as part of a new Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Program. Engineering students will be integral to the work that will be accomplished with the award.

Ahmed Banafa

June 13, 2022

San Jose State University Professor Ahmed Banafa featured in article. 

Charles W. Davidson

March 26, 2021

Remembering Alumnus and Generous Friend, Charles W. Davidson 1930-2021

Omron Machine

March 8, 2021

New Hornet Robot Donated to College by Omron

Diagram of Comparison of the stream lines around the two pods

February 19, 2021

SJSU Mechanical Engineering Student and Professor Publish Rare Paper

Dean Norm Gunderson

January 4, 2021

San Jose State University and its College of Engineering’s challenge against certain restrictions in 1953 created a watershed in the development of the state university system’s role in California education

April 8, 2020

Materials Engineering undergraduates from San Jose State University participated in a virtual technical presentation at the November joint technical meeting hosted by the Santa Clara Valley chapter of ASM International and the Northern California chapter of SAMPE, the world’s largest associations of metals and composites-centric materials engineers and scientists.

Weather Chart Example

April 10, 2020

How would you like your residential solar photovoltaic system to operate at maximum efficiency, regardless of whether shade hits your solar panels? SJSU Electrical Engineering professor Mohamed Badawy and his students have created a differential power-processing architecture for a partially shaded photovoltaic string that could increase the extracted amount of solar energy by 15-30% compared to conventional systems.

Artificial Intelligence examples

April 10, 2020

The Davidson College of Engineering is launching a new Masters of Science program in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in fall 2020. The first cohort of the MSAI program will be offered through Engineering Extended Studies with one of the College of Engineering’s off-campus corporate partners.

Electorial Map Example

April 8, 2020

The unfair and non-competitive political redistricting process known as gerrymandering could be solved using new mathematical models and computer implementation, according to a recent study by a San Jose State University research team that appeared in Computers & Industrial Engineering, an Elsevier publication.