Welcome to the College of Science at SJSU where we create knowledge and expand opportunity!
Please join us on Friday, April 7th for the next college seminar presented by Dr. Carlie Pietsch.
The 2023 Sciencepalooza STEM fair will be on April 22nd from 11am - 3pm at SJSU, Duncan Hall Courtyard. For more details, click the link above.
18th Annual College of Science Student Research Day
The 18th Annual College of Science Student Research Day will be Friday, April 28th from 11am - 2pm with 100 research posters presented by students.
Welcoming our new Director of Development, Manju Ramachandran!
Our new Director of Development Manju Ramachandran is inspired to be “in service to others.” Learn more about Manju by click on the link above.
Wilkinson’s Lab Join Nobel Prize Winner on Groundbreaking Research
Four SJSU students contribute in an innovating article co-authored by Dr. Katherine Wilkinson and Nobel Prize Winner, Ardem Patapoutian.
The Guardian consults Dr. Bridger on the storm in California and its impact
Dr. Alison Bridger gives comments to the Guardian about the storm in California and the impacts it has on the drought.
SJSU Students in MBT Win Big at 2022 SVIC
Three teams of Master of Biotechnology students each won awards at this year's Silicon Valley Innovation Challenge.
Fall 2022 Commencement for the College of Science
Congratulations to the class of Fall 2022! To watch a live recording, please click the link to the commencement website.
Undergrad Student Marianna Velasco awarded Best Poster at ABRCMS
Marianna Velasco receives the Best Poster award in Microbiology from the ABRCMS 2022.
SJSU WIRC researchers conduct unprecedented Canyon Fire Experiment
Dr. Clements and Dr. Kochanski lead a ground-breaking canyon wildfire study. Also, Dr. Valero leads the creation of technology that support the study.
Cal Academy welcomes Dr. Shaffer as a new Academy Fellow
Dr. Scott Shaffer receives Cal Academy's Fellow rank for his notable contributions to science.
SF Gate News Consults Dr. Clements about rain and the wildfire season
Dr. Craig Clements speaks with SF Gate News about how rain impacts the current wildfire season.
The New Yorker consults Dr. Stasiewicz about decisions people face during wildfires
Dr. Amanda Stasiewicz discusses with The New Yorker about what people can do as wildfires approach their home.
Dr. Campisi's research article featured in the Washington Post
Dr. Marion Campisi's research article about a new method for identifying gerrymanders featured on the Washington Post's website
Nicholas Taddeo Jr. Creating More Inclusive Opportunities
Nicholas Taddeo Jr.,'69 designates SJSU as a beneficiary to creating more inclusive opportunities in the software development field.
Dr. Visintainer Awarded Prestigious NSF CAREER Awards
Dr. Tammie Visintainer is one of the three SJSU faculty who received the NSF CAREER awards for their research and teaching.
A Q&A Interview with Astrophysicist Thomas Madura
Dr. Thomas Madura answers questions about NASA's JWST images and what he hopes to achieve with them.
Barbara Bekins, Paul Byrd and the Gift of Teaching
Hydrologist Barbara Bekins, ’88 MS Math, designates the Paul F. Byrd Scholarship Endowment in the College of Science as a beneficiary to honor her inspiring Math professor.
Biology Faculty: Uplifting Latino/a Students
Jessica Castillo-Vardaro, assistant professor of Biology, does exciting research on the American pika and transformative work with graduate and undergraduate students.
Spartan Spotlight: Dr. Paul Awarded CSU CREATE Award
Dr. Cassandra Paul and her team receive the CSU CREATE Award designed to fast track toward Graduation Initiative 2025.
Rare Giant Corpse Flower Blooming at SJSU
Lars Rosengreen, SJSU Greenhouse Manager, discusses with CBS KPIX News about the rare blooming of the giant corpse flower which reached it's peak on July 27.
Dr. Heller gives closing remarks at SJSU “Beyond Duty” exhibition
Dr. Philip Heller, president of the Jewish Faculty and Staff Association, organizes support for the exhibition honoring Holocaust heroes and cohosts the consular officers of seven nations.
Dr. McDonald gives University Scholar Series Talk
Dr. Birgitte McDonald describes her research on the impacts of disturbance on marine mammals.
KCBS consults Dr. Carter on Agave Plants
Dr. Benjamin Carter speaks with KCBS about how Agave Americana plant behaviour relates to the drought.
NBC news consults Dr Cordero about climate education program
Dr. Eugene Cordero explains how his educational program, Green Ninja, teaches students about climate and environmental topics.
Dr. Radlauer honored with the Early Career Investigator Award
Dr. Madalyn Radlauer was presented with the Early Career Investigator Award for her research in eco-friendly chemical reactions.
Meteorology Graduate Student Kate Forrest wins SJSU Grad Slam
Kate Forrest passionately presents her thesis on wildfire tornadoes at SJSU’s 2022 Grad Slam and wins first place.
CBS News consults Dr. Diao about new wildfire study
Dr. Minghui Diao speaks with CBS News and expresses concern about the health effects from future wildfires.
SJSU faculty receive award for exceptional achievement
Dr. Scott Shaffer and LeAnne Teruya receive awards for their noteworthy accomplishment in scholarship and teaching.
Early career faculty win NSF awards
Dr. Hilary Hurst, Dr. Kassahun Betre and Dr. Madalyn Radlauer have won National Science Foundation awards to support faculty and student research.
Dr. Kate Wilkin and Dr. Amanda Stasiewicz with the Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center are working together address wildfires.
University and College of Science Awardees
The College of Science gave awards to outstanding staff, faculty and alumni in 2022.
Information for newly admitted students
A short introduction to the College of Science by Dean Michael Kaufman, a Student and Alumni Panel, and department webinars are linked here.
Director of Academic Advising Jamie Alea keeps her eyes to the future and helps students achieve their dreams
SJSU Students Use Bioinformatics to Help NASA
Six SJSU students help NASA better understand how living organisms react to life on the International Space Station.
Dr. Smallwood uses diamonds in research
Dr. Chris Smallwood and undergrad Tommy Wen Chin study diamonds to understand quantum physics.