Santa Clara University


National Engineers Week:
February 14-20, 2010

See 2011 E-Week Events Here.

Celebrate e-week with us at these events planned for undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, and friends of the School of Engineering!

Tuesday, February 16:

2:30 - 5:30 p.m. GAINS Success Camp
Hosted by SCU's Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders

Multipurpose Room, Bannan Engineering Laboratories

A "green-themed" workshop and campus "green building" tour for students from San Jose Unified School District's GAINS Program (Girls Achieving in Nontraditional Subjects)

Wednesday, February 17:

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Undergraduate Lunch
A fiesta of food, fun, and Innovation Jeopardy!
Multipurpose Room, Bannan Engineering Laboratories

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. E-Week Speaker Series and Faculty Awards Presentation
6:00 - 6:15 p.m. 2009 Engineering Faculty Awards Presentation
6:15 - 7:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Dan O'Neill, Trusonic, Inc.:
"A Decade of Music and Technology"
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Social  Hour
Adobe Lodge, Santa Clara University
RSVP here.

Join us for this special event in celebration of National Engineers Week. Dan O'Neill is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Trusonic, Inc., the leader in networked music and message delivery to business locations around the world. Prior to founding Trusonic, O'Neill was the VP of Engineering at where he assisted in a $370 million IPO and led the engineering effort to design scalable systems for media delivery and data management. Come and hear his story and stay for the social hour following the presentation. All are welcome!

Thursday, February 18:

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Smart Grid Reliability
Graduate Seminar Featuring Dr. Khosrow Moslehi, ABB, Inc.
Bannan Engineering Laboratories Multipurpose Room

All are welcome to attend this graduate electrical engineering seminar reviewing grid reliability challenges and impact of major smart grid resources such as renewables, demand response, and storage. A grid-wide IT architectural framework based on a distributed autonomous architecture and a set of coordinated closed loop controls will be presented.

Dr. Moslehi is the Director of Product Development at ABB Network Management in Santa Clara. With more than 25 years' experience in research and development in power system analysis and optimization, electricity markets, and system integration and architecture, he has been active in various aspects of smart grid research since 2002.

Throughout the Month of February:

All month long, SCU undergraduate engineering students are volunteering their time at an after-school program for young students at Third Street Community Center in San Jose, where February has been designated Engineering Month.

SCU Ring Knockers Civil Engineering Sustainable building in Ghana SCU Mission Control Center SCU Engineering Bioengineering SCU Center for Nanostructures SCU Third Place 2009 U.S. Dept. of Energy Solar Decathlon
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