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Past Events

Stories from Antarctica and the Southern Ocean

Monday, February 9, 2015
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Frugal Innovations Lab (EC 401)

Tonya Nilsson (civil engineering) will share photos and some video of landscapes and animal life from her expedition cruise across the Southern Ocean to the Antarctic Peninsula.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
4 p.m.
Bannan Engineering 326

Dr. Andre Chan, mechanical engineer at HGST, will be presenting "CFD and Hard Disk Drive Design."

Bioengineering Research Presentation

Friday, January 30, 2015
4 p.m.
EC 602

Dr. Lucas R. Smith will be presenting "Skeletal muscle fibrosis: Barrier to function and regeneration."

Aerospace Engineering Minor Information Session

Thursday, January 29, 2015
12:15 p.m.
Bannan Engineering 107

All students with an interest in this new minor program are invited to attend an info session by Mohammad Ayoubi (mechanical engineering).

Mechanical Engineering Seminar

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
4 p.m.
Bannan Engineering 326

Yanchu Xu will be presenting "Structural Dynamics Tuning: a Systematic and Practical Approach." More information.

Bioengineering Research Presentation

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
4 p.m.
Vari Hall 134

Bill Lu, M.D., Ph.D., will be presenting "Applying Genome Engineering Technology to Biomedical Research and Disease Treatment."

Robotics Presentation

Monday, January 26, 2015
6 p.m.
California Mission Room, Benson Center

The University Honors Program is hosting a talk, "Adaptive Sampling with Multi-Robot Systems," by Chris Kitts, director of the Robotics Systems Lab.

Mechanical Engineering Seminar

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
4 p.m.
Bannan Engineering 326

Chris Yu of Specialized Bicycle Components will be presenting "Aerodynamics and Cycling." More information.

Bioengineering Research Presentation

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
4 p.m.
Vari Hall 134

Chong Wang will be presenting "Asymmetry Matters: Anisotropic Shear Stress Sensing by Aligned Vascular Endothelial Cells." More information.

Bioengineering Research Presentation

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
4 p.m.
Vari Hall 133

Lei Cai will be presenting "Design of Injectable Biomaterials for Regnerative Medicine."

National Engineers Week

February 22 - 28

Celebrate National Engineers Week with SCU! Full list of events coming soon.

Movie Night: Design and Thinking

Thursday, November 20, 2014
6 - 8 p.m.
Daly Science 206

In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the School of Engineering is hosting a screening of the award-winning documentary Design and Thinking, Thursday Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m., Daly Science 206. More info and a list of the week's events here.

Lunch with an Entrepreneur

Thursday, October 30
12 - 1 p.m.
Frugal Innovation Lab, Room 404

Please come to our "Lunch with an Entrepreneur" Series featuring guest speaker Sreekanth Dayanidhi from Little Heroes Technology, Inc., Thurs., Oct 30, 12-1 p.m., Frugal Innovation Lab, Room 404, Bannan Engineering. RSVP to Anne Mahacek by noon Tues., Oct 28. More info.

Civil Engineering Career Fair

Wednesday, October 29
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Locatelli Student Activity Center

The annual Civil Engineering Career Fair will take place on Wed., Oct. 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Locatelli Student Activity Center. Some of the companies that will be in attendance are BKF engineers, Blach Construction, Granite Construction, Level 10 Construction, NOVO Construction, Rudolph and Sletten, Inc., Sandis, Turner Construction, and more!

Intel Museum Tour

Wednesday, October 29
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a tour of the Intel Museum, Wed., Oct. 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Carpools will leave campus at 2:10, returning by 4:00. Space is limited to 25 participants. RSVP to Anne Mahacek by noon Mon., Oct. 27. More info.

Etiquette Dinner for Engineers

Monday, October 20
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Adobe Lodge

Students are invited to a Networking Reception and Etiquette Dinner for Engineers, Mon., Oct. 20, 5:30-8:30 pm., Adobe Lodge, to learn networking tips, how to converse comfortably, the etiquette of professional dining, and how to use all that glass and silverware!

Engineer and Patent Professional Networking and Career Event

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:30 - 9 p.m.
Nobili Hall

Join us for a networking reception that will bring engineers and patent professionals together, hosted by Santa Clara Law, SCU School of Engineering, the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association, IEEE, and CASPA. John Cabeca, Director of the USPTO Silicon Valley Satellite Office, and a panel of patent law practitioners will discuss how to leverage your engineering experience into a successful career as a patent professional. More information.

The Big Bash!

Saturday, October 11, 2014
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Engineering Quad
RSVP here.

Don't miss the social event of the year. Join fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the School of Engineering for food, fun, and frivolity. Though this event is held as part of Grand Reunion Weekend, you don't need to be celebrating your reunion to come. Full schedule and RSVP here. Need more information about the Bash? Email Joanie Schuller or call 408-554-3346.

A Photovoltaic System for Powering an Electric Vehicle

Monday, July 7, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Bannan Engineering 325

Join us as Dr. Tim Healy, Director of the School of Engineering's Latimer Energy Laboratory, presents this informative lecture. All are welcome.

Energy Club Event

February 5, 2014
6 p.m.
Frugal Innovation Lab

Mary Medeiros McEnroe from Silicon Valley Power will give a talk on data center energy usage. SVP has an innovative energy efficiency program for business needs that especially benefit tech companies with energy useage due to local data centers.Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6 p.m., Frugal Innovation Lab. Dinner will be served after the talk. Questions? Contact Claudia at:

eWeek Celebration

February 16-22, 2014
See a full list of events here.

Celebrate National Engineers Week with SCU! Join us for our annual Engineering Art Show, tours of the new 49ers Stadium, faculty presentations, and more. Check our website often as events are being added almost daily.

Pi Day!

Friday, March 14, 2014
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Frugal Innovation Lab

Did you know one of our very own computer engineering graduate students holds the record for computing the furthest digits of pi? Join us to hear Ed Karrels explain how he accomplished this amazing feat. Afterward, you’ll want to join us for (what else?) eating some tasty pies!

Senior Design Conference

Thursday, May 8, 2014
2 - 5 p.m. — Student Presentations
5 - 6 p.m. — Project Demonstrations
Various SCU Locations; see program for details

Join us for the highlight of the academic year: our 44th Annual Senior Design Conference. Come and watch our seniors present their year-long projects, and check out the demonstrations. All are welcome! Schedule and project descriptions here.

Frugal Innovation Lab Open House

Thursday, May 15, 2014
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Frugal Innovation Lab, Bannan Engineering Labs Room #404
See flyer.

Come and see why SCU is a leader in Frugal Innovation. Meet faculty, talk with student project teams, enjoy fun food, and celebrate a successful year of amazing work! All are welcome.

Ph.D. Night

Friday, May 16, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Wiegand Room, A&S Bldg.

All computer engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering Ph.D. or potential Ph.D. students are invited to attend this event to network with other students, learn more about the requirements and expectations of the program, and hear experiences of active and former Ph.D. students. Contact Apryl Roberts, for more information.

Ph.D. Thesis Defense, Koji Seto

Friday, May 23, 2014
3:30 p.m.
SCU Library Room 133
See flyer.

Electrical Engineering Signal Processing Research Lab invites you to attend the Ph.D. Thesis Defense of Koji Seto: "Scalable Speech Coding for IP Networks;" Ph.D Advisor: Prof. Tokunbo Ogunfunmi.

SoE All Hands Meeting

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
11:45 a.m.
CA Mission Rm., Benson Center

Order of the Engineer Ceremony

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
4 - 6 p.m.
California Mission Room, Benson Center

Each spring, the School of Engineering hosts its annual initiation ceremony for the Order of the Engineer, a fellowship of engineers who are trained in science and technology and dedicated to the practice, teaching, or administration of their profession. Read more here.

EWB Spring Networking Social

Thursday, June 5, 2014
6 p.m.

Engineers Without Borders – SCU will be holding their second annual Spring Networking Social on June 5 at 6 p.m. The event will bring together club members, members of the School of Engineering, and professionals in the Bay Area who share similar ideals as the EWB. It's a great opportunity for a diverse group of guests to make some new connections, share appetizers and drinks, and hear a little bit about the exciting projects the students are working on in Honduras. Mark your calendar and join us June 5 for a great time! More information.

Engineering Awards and Honors Convocation

Friday, June 13, 2014
1 - 2 p.m.
Locatelli Activity Center

Join us as we celebrate our outstanding engineering seniors, 2013-14 faculty award recipients, and 2014 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award recipients.

Graduate Engineering Commencement Reception

Friday, June 13, 2014
5 p.m.
St. Ignatius Lawn

Graduate Commencement

Friday, June 13, 2014
7:30 p.m.
Leavey Center

Undergraduate Commencement

Saturday, June 14, 2014
8:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Buck Shaw Stadium

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