Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering 75th Anniversary

This timeline notes the College of Engineering’s contributions to Silicon Valley and to pre-Silicon Valley during its 75 years

“Over the years, San Jose State engineering students, faculty and staff have had the gut feeling that we have been major participants in one of the world’s great stories of success: the development of Silicon Valley and the concurrent development of a truly outstanding College of Engineering in the center of the Valley.” Norman O Gunderson, Dean Emeritus, 1991

Engineering Building

The Early Years

1890’s to 1959

1980's Concrete canoe

Expansion and Growth

1980 to 1999

Engineering Student Success Center

Pushing Boundaries

2000 to 2009

Student at Open House

Leader of Engineering

2009 to Present

David Sykes

Our Alumni

A selection of our most well known alumni

National Engineers Week Video Competition

Showcase Your Club, Project or Department in a College-Wide Competition for National Engineers Week. Votes will determine FIVE lucky winners.