Establishing Excellence: 1960 to 1979
First M.S. degrees are conferred. They are in Electrical Engineering.
Civil Engineering receives the College’s first sponsored research project from the U.S. Department of Defense.
R. Buckminster Fuller comes to teach during Spring semester, bringing ideas about dymaxion car, dymaxion house, geodesic dome, and urban planning.
courtesy of Mark Rand, BS Civil Engineering 1967
San Jose State becomes one of the first 3 universities in the country to earn accreditation for its new Industrial Technology degree.
Paul A. Lang, BSCE '69, with friend's Cobra in front of the SJSU Engineering building.
Dr. James E. Roberts is appointed Dean.
The Flying Twenty become the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Flying Champions!
SJSU student chapter of Society of Women Engineers is founded. 4% of engineering students are women.
SJSU chapter of Black Alliance of Scientists and Engineers established.
Dr. Jay Pinson is appointed Dean.
College enters the 5th annual Human Powered Speed Championships at Ontario Motor Speedway.
Linda Clements hired as the first woman tenure-track faculty member.