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Dr. Wenshen Pong leads team at SFSU Engineering to undertake "Strengthening Pathways to Success in STEM (SP2S)" project

November 25, 2019

Dr. Wenshen Pong leads team at SFSU Engineering to undertake $233K Dept of Education's "Strengthening Pathways to Success in STEM (SP2S)" project. Read more about the SP2S project.

Zhaoshuo Jiang

SFSU Engineering Professor uses seismic sensors to help the elderly track their health

November 12, 2019

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang, an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, makes use of seismic sensors to help the elderly track their health. Read more about uses of seismic sensors to help the elderly track their health.

Engineering students with Google visitors

Google Education Team visited the School of Engineering 

November 6, 2019

Adrienne Posner and Jenn Marroquin from the Google Education team visited the School of Engineering and provided a Google career workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. Read more about Google's visit.

Alumni bbq

The School of Engineering Annual Alumni BBQ held on Oct. 12, 2019

November 1, 2019

This BBQ was not only celebrating SFSU Engineering Alumni, but also the 60th year anniversary of the School of Engineering! Read more about the Engineering annual Annual Alumni BBQ.

Dr. Xiaorong Zhang at 2019 Google FIR program

Dr. Xiaorong Zhang participated in the 2019 Google Faculty in Residence program

July 1, 2019

Dr. Xiaorong Zhang, Associate Professor of Computer Engineering, was selected to participate in the Google Faculty in Residence (FIR) program at Google’s Mountain View headquarter in June 2019. Read more about the Google FIR program.

Chloe Zirbel

Engineering Student Chloe Zirbel to be Honored at Commencement

May 18, 2019

Congratulations to computer engineering student Chloe Zirbel, who will be honored with the College of Science & Engineering hood at Commencement on May 28! Read more about Chloe Zirbel's achievement.

Raul receiving CoSE award

Raul Contreras Receives 2019 CoSE Staff Service Award

May 4, 2019

Raul Contreras, the Administrative Support Coordinator of the Engineering Office, receives the 2019 College of Science and Engineering (CoSE) Staff Service Award. Read about Raul Contreras's Award.

CoSE Student Project participants

21st Annual CoSE Student Project Showcase Highlights Research and Creative Projects

May 4, 2019

On Friday, May 3, more than 200 student presentations in SF State’s Student Life Events Center showed off the depth and breadth of projects across CoSE as part of the college’s 21st annual Student Project Showcase. Read more about Student Project Showcase.

2018 MESA Student Leadership Conference

2018 MESA Student Leadership Conference: Connecting SF State Students with Industry to Launch STEM Careers

October 24, 2018

Four talented San Francisco State University students gathered in downtown Los Angeles in a step towards becoming the diverse leaders of tomorrow's tech and engineering workforce. Read more about MESA Students Leadership Conference.

Zhaoshuo Jiang

Zhaoshuo Jiang's Innovative Teaching Ideas Garner CSU Award

August 28, 2018

Innovation is central to engineering. So why shouldn’t it be a part of how we teach it? Read more about Zhaoshuo Jiang's innovative teaching ideas.

Ajay Chatterjee

Adjunct professor Ajay Chatterjee recently visited the "Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse"

September 11, 2018

Adjunct professor Ajay Chatterjee recently visited the "Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse" (IMFT) in Toulouse, France. Read more about Professor Ajay Chatterjee's visit.

Jenna Wong

Dr. Jenna Wong received a SF State Research and Scholarly Activity Fund award 

July 20, 2018

Dr. Jenna Wong, an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, received a SF State Research and Scholarly Activity Fund award of $10,000 for one year (2018-2019) to conduct research on a project titled, Seismic Performance of a Seismically Isolated Sustainable Structure. Read more about Dr. Jenna Wong receiving the award

Dr. Jiang

Dr. Jiang and his students in the School of Engineering recently has been funded by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)

June 29, 2018

Dr. Jiang and his students in the School of Engineering recently has been funded by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to design innovative analog circuit system for future generation neural-network computing processor that embeds with the state-of-art nano devices. Read more about Dr. Jiang and his students getting funded by AFRL.

Dr. Xiaorong Zhang

Dr. Xiaorong Zhang Received a NSF CAREER award

June 07, 2018

Dr. Xiaorong Zhang, Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering, received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award of a total $549,760 for five years (2018-2023) to develop the Next-Generation Neural-Machine Interfaces (NMI) for Electromyography (EMG)-Controlled Neurorehabilitation. Read more about Dr. Xiaorong Zhang receiving a NSF Career award.

Dr. Nilgun Ozer honored

Superintendent Tom Torlakson honored Dr. Nilgun Ozer one of the people of Champions on Education award

March 02, 2018

California's public school system and leader of the California Department of Education, Superintendent Tom Torlakson honored Dr. Nilgun Ozer one of the people of Champions on Education at the Breakfast of Champions event. Read more about Dr. Nilgun Ozer getting honored by Superintendent Tom Torlakson.

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang received a NSF award for Undergraduates (REU) site program

July 21, 2017

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang, an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, received a National Science Foundation (NSF) award of $145,000 for three years (2017-2020) to provide a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site program entitled, Collaborative Research: Integrated Academia-Industry Research Experience for Undergraduate in Smart Structure Technology. Read more about Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang receiving the NSF award.

Dr. Kwok Siong Teh Receives Award

Dr. Kwok Siong Teh Received Inaugural 2017 College Of Science And Engineering (CoSE) Excellence Award

June 27, 2017

Dr. Kwok Siong Teh, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, was a recipient of the inaugural 2017 College of Science and Engineering (CoSE) Excellence in Teaching and Professional Achievement Award. Read more about Dr. Teh receiving the CoSE Excellence in Teaching and Professional Achievement Award.

IDEA

IDEA Impact Grant Awarded to Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang

May 09, 2017

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang from the College of Science & Engineering and Zahira Merchant from the Graduate College of Education at San Francisco State University (SFSU) have been awarded a grant by The IDEA Center (www.IDEAedu.org), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving teaching, learning, and leadership in higher education since 1975. Read more about Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang receiving the IDEA Impact Grant award.

CSU Research Competition Winners

CSU Research Competition – 1st Place

May 09, 2017

Alec Maxwell, a senior Civil Engineering undergraduate student, represented San Francisco State University in the larger CSU-wide research competition hosted at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo on April 28-29, 2017. Read more about the CSU Research competition.

Civil Engineering Students - Best Seismic Perf Award

Civil Engineering Students Won Best Seismic Performance Award

April 12, 2017

Eight SF State engineering students achieved the Best Seismic Performance award, among 35 national and international teams that were invited to the 2017 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute's annual Seismic Design Competition, held last month in in Portland, Oregon. Read more about the civil engineering students winning the best Seismic performance award.

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang Selected as a 2017 ASCE ExCEEd Fellow

April 12, 2017

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang, Assistant Professor of Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering, has been selected as a 2017 ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Read more about Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang selected as ASCE ExCEEd Fellow.

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang received industry funding support ($129,000) from Quanser Inc.

October 20, 2016

Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang from the School of Engineering in the College of Science and Engineering received a new funding support ($129,000) from Quanser Inc., a leading structural control company in research/education. Read more about Dr. Zhaoshuo Jiang receiving the industry funding support from Quanser Inc.

MESA

MESA Students Won 1st Place in MESA Student Leadership Conference Video Challenge Competition

October 20, 2016

Twelve SF State MESA students (8 female and 4 male) attended MESA Student Leadership conference in Santa Clara on October 14-15. Read more about MESA students winning the Student Leadership conference.

2016 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Students

2016 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Seismic Design Competition

April 15, 2016

On the week of April the 4th, San Francisco State University (SFSU) participated in the 2016 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)’s annual Seismic Design Competition. Read more about SFSU's participation in 2016 EERI's annual seismic design competition.