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STATE OF THE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING: 2013 Godfrey Mungal Dean

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We are: Engineering with a Mission Educating ethical leaders and innovators to make a difference in their communities and in the world.

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Launching our second century +on the heels of our Centennial year  Centennial highlights: www.scu.edu/engineering/100  Santa Clara Magazine Fall 2012 edition

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Here’s how we further SCU’s strategic plan:  Excellence in Jesuit education  Engagement with Silicon Valley  Global Understanding and Engagement  Justice and Sustainability  Academic Community

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Excellence in Jesuit Education  T-model: develops left and right brain  Values-based education  Project-based learning  Innovation and entrepreneurship

Values-based education

Interdisciplinary team projects

Student research: lab on a chip SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Solar Decathlon – one BIG project!  Interdisciplinary undergrad team; 13 subteams; 100 + students  1,000 sq. ft. solar powered home  Introducing new bamboo structural technologies  20 university teams: CalTech, Stanford, USC  Compete in Irvine, CA, Oct. 3-13, 2013

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship  $1M+ funding: KEEN – Kern Entrepreneurship Engineering Network  Design Thinking Pathway: most popular for School and University  Developing an undergraduate certificate in engineering innovation and

entrepreneurship  Expanding collaborations: Business, CSTS, Law, and Arts & Sciences  New undergraduate courses: Globalization, Intro to Business

Fundamentals, Opportunity Recognition  Exporting our Smart Product Design course to other universities in the

KEEN network across the country Lunch with an Entrepreneur

 Quarterly extracurricular program with Design Challenges, Corporate

seminars and tours, Lunch with an Entrepreneur events, etc.

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Maker Lab 

Easy-access, hands-on prototyping



Supports courses, capstone teams, and personal projects



Equipment: –

Laser Cutter

Rapid Prototyping Machines

3-D Scanning System

Traditional hand and power tools



150+ students certified



6 courses and 10 projects supported



Maker Club



Fall Quarter Maker SWAG Challenge

Inspiring: Fun

Creativity Playful Innovation 2012 SWAG Challenge winner SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Engagement with Silicon Valley  Guest Speakers  Field Trips  Faculty Collaboration  Student Research Projects  Department Advisory Boards  Career Fairs and Networking  Outreach …and many more! SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Senior Design and Silicon Valley: +one example  Generation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (using skin cells)  Students working with ALSTEM to commercialize Nobel Prize winning

technology

 Seniors work with scientists at ALSTEM’s lab and with advisor in

Bioengineering’s lab

Robert West, Dane Tomseth at ALSTEM with CEO Dr. Gary Li

Dane Tomseth and Robert West at SCU with Bioengineering Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zhiwen Zhang SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Community Outreach  Summer Engineering Seminar (SES)  Spring Engineering Education Days (SEEDS)  Get Set  One Step Ahead  Third Street Community Center

SEEDS and SES

 Solar Decathlon Google Chats

Solar Decathlon Tours

Google Chat

Third Street Community Center SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Global Understanding and Engagement  Undergraduate experience – Core curriculum – Senior Design – Immersion trips – Study Abroad  Graduate curricula – Global Environmental Change – Managing in the Multicultural Environment – Building Global Teams – Engineering for the Developing World  Faculty travel and research

Sustainable Construction in Ghana

 Frugal Innovation

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Instruction: 

ENGR 1: freshman lecture and lab



HP funding, partnership: Lab on a Chip



18 courses: undergrad and grad



Cisco funding: integrate mobile apps



Collaboration: – Business School – College of Arts & Sciences – Markkula Center



Partnering to improve application interoperability

Radha Basu, FIL Director

Immersion:

Innovation:

– Dew Mobility – Samsung – AT&T

Silicon Valley’s Regis McKenna



GSBI Fellowships: – 7 student research projects – Internships with social enterprises



20 ongoing projects – 6 disciplines – Field enterprises worldwide



SalaUno CATRA: – 4 disciplines – MIT Media Labs – Cataract screening device

GSBI Fellowship in Uganda SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Faculty travel and research +a partial picture Alexandria, VA Auckland, New Zealand Bangalore, India Beijing, China Berkeley, CA Boston, MA Brisbane, Australia College Park, MD Cusco, Peru Delhi, India Doha, Qatar Eindhoven, The Netherlands Garden Grove, CA Guang Zhou, China Honolulu, HI

Houston, TX Jaipur, India Lisbon, Portugal Maui, HI Melbourne, Australia Minneapolis, MN New Orleans, LA San Diego, CA San Francisco, CA Santa Clara, CA Seattle, WA Seoul, Korea Washington, DC West Lafayette, IN

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Justice and Sustainability  Senior Design Projects – Dynamic Poverty Heat Map: Paraguay – Footbridge Project: Ghana – Human-Powered Vehicle: Worldwide – Light-Frame Natural Disaster Relief Housing: Philippines – MUVE web tool provides access to books: India – Solar Home System: Uganda – Thermoelectric Cookstove: Nicaragua – Waterborne Pathogen Detection: Worldwide  Latimer Energy Scholars ($1.3M donation) – Undergraduate self-guided study and research – Graduate student mentors – Developing expertise in sustainable energy systems  Sustainable Energy Program – MS in Sustainable Energy – Certificate in Renewable Energy

Latimer Scholar researching PV

Ghana footbridge team

Master’s students SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Engineers Without Borders  Student chapter of national organization  Water distribution projects in El Pital, Honduras

EWB was awarded the first SCU Sustainability Award

 Working with Un Mundo, NGO

Promoting health and hygiene through educating water board leaders

Site visits SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Academic Community  Department highlights  Faculty and staff achievements  Student achievements  Alumni achievements

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Applied Mathematics  Service to the School of Engineering –

Undergraduate and graduate

 Mathematical finance curriculum –

Revision based on changes to the MBA curriculum

 New course in risk analysis –

Under development at the request of the Department of Civil Engineering

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Bioengineering Welcome, new Academic Year Lecturer, Vidya Sundaram

 Program est. June 2009  Department and M.S. est. Sept. 2012  Major in Bioengineering –

Medical Device Track

Biomolecular and Pre-Med Track

 Minor in Bioengineering (or

Biomedical Engineering)  10 Advisory Board Members  Total of 159 Students –

21 seniors

52 juniors

– 86 freshmen and sophomores SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Civil Engineering New People:

Associate Editor Appointments:

Laura Doyle, Annual Lecturer, Water Quality & Water Resources

Ed Maurer, Journal of American Water Resources Association (NEW)

Anthony Earls, New Lab Manager

Sukhmander Singh, International Journal of Science in Society (NEW) Mark Aschheim, Earthquake Spectra (ONGOING)

ASCE Mid-Pac 2013 Co-hosted by SCU and SJSU

New Equipment: Triaxial test machine (geotech) Consolidometer (geotech) Jar test system (environmental)

New Lab at CEMCO SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Civil Engineering: Structural test lab  3-Degree-of-Freedom Structural Test Frame, and new lab to house it  140,000 pound vertical capacity and 160,000 pound horizontal capacity,

30-inch stroke  full-scale prefabricated bamboo walls tested and approved for use in

our Solar Decathlon house

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Computer Engineering  New Full-time Faculty – Yi Fang, Assistant Professor, PhD Purdue University – Radhika Grover, Lecturer (with ELEN), PhD Santa Clara University Fang

 External Grants – NSF, $109,986: Ahmed Amer (Co-PI) – Huawei, $70,000: Nam Ling (sole PI) – Grace Hopper, $3,000: Silvia Figueira (sole PI)  International Collaboration – 5 New Visiting Researchers and Professors: China, Japan, South Korea, Uruguay – Faculty exchange: UCU (Thomas Schwarz) – SCU (JoAnne Holliday) – Articulation agreement with Jesuit Liberal Arts College of Hong Kong

Gu

Grover

Schwarz

 Named nVIDIA CUDA Teaching Center – thanks to Adjunct Lecturer Maria Pantoja  Conferences

Pantoja

Bringing 4th ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing 2013 (ACM SoCC 2013) to SCU

IEEE ICME 2013 sponsorship by School of Engineering SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Computer Engineering  Ranking in US News and World Report

Graduate program ranked within Top 100 (#91) in U.S. by US News & World Report 2013 (ranking includes all U.S. universities, including R1 universities)

 Strong Growth in Enrollment

Continuing highest enrollment in combined undergrad and grad

 Major Curriculum Innovation

Strengthening Web Design undergrad curriculum, new required courses: Intro to Web Technologies (COEN 60), Web Info Management (COEN 169)

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Electrical Engineering  Undergraduate curriculum restructured

Grover

add freshman course in Energy and Nanotechnology

integrate study abroad seamlessly into four year plan

 Added two new AYAL faculty to the department:

Radhika Grover – embedded systems, logic design

Maryam Khanbaghi – control, energy systems

 Renovated Circuits Laboratory

– Khanbaghi

Hands-on, project-based learning

New lab benches, flexible classroom and project space

 Increased undergraduate enrollment and

continued strong graduate enrollment  Good internships and job offers for EE students

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Electrical Engineering  Faculty:

– Three fellows of the IEEE – Two IEEE distinguished lecturers – Two general chairs for conference and workshops

Undergraduate senior design team

 IEEE Digital Signal Processing and Signal Processing Education Workshop  First Women’s Workshop on Communications and Signal Processing

– Publication productivity  10 journal articles published, 21 conference publications, 2 books

 New Graduate Classes – Model Predictive Control – Introduction to Stochastic Control for Supply and Demand Network – Communication System Modeling Graduate EE students SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Center for Nanostructures (CNS) Supporting Research and Teaching  Facility as of 2012 – Hitachi S-4800 Scanning Electron Microscope – Zyvex Nanoprober – Bruker DI3100 Atomic Force Microscope – CASCADE Probe Station – OAI 200 Mask Aligner

SEM

 New Additions – Dimatix Materials Printer (FUJIFILM) Probe station – Nanosurf easyScan2 (tabletop Atomic Force Microscope) SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Center for Nanostructures  43 users with both equipment and safety training  11 faculty research groups from 6 departments – 4 School of Engineering and 2 College of Arts & Sciences  2 ELEN classes supported

Polymer PV film surface (solar cell)

CNS clean room

Nanofiber SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Engineering Management & Leadership  Developing management skills required to compete in a global

marketplace  Applying knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

– in the management of projects – in the development of complex systems  New courses

– Engineering Management Skills – Marketing in Global Emerging Markets – Program Management

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Mechanical Engineering New faculty, new capabilities:  Panthea Sepehrband, Ph.D. 2010, University of Waterloo, Canada

designing new generation of materials multi-scale with computational modeling and experimental analysis

 New Adjunct Faculty

Vijay Alwar: 8+ years teaching, 24 years in aerospace engineering

Nik Djordjevic: 22 years teaching, 37 years in aerospace industry

Calvin Tszeng: 8 years teaching, 24 years in academia and industry

Sepehrband

 + 6 continuing tenure stream faculty, 2 full-time adjuncts, 2 staff

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Mechanical Engineering  New Lab Exercises for Materials Science  MTS testing apparatus, 100 kN, up to 100 Hz.  Solar Decathlon 2013  Funding:

$530K research

$211K education

$123K equipment

MTS testing apparatus

 Review of machine drawings

for student project classes

Satellite assembly in Ames clean room

Machine Shop

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Robotics Systems Laboratory  Providing mission operations and command/control services

NASA O/OREOS biological spacecraft

 Preparing for the launch of 10 new NASA satellites later this year  New $1.6M+ NSF project with University of Alaska, Fairbanks

NASA O/OREOS Spacecraft

develop a deep sea instrument to characterize chemical/hydrologic conditions and new microbial life in the Earth’s basaltic crust

 Continued work with US Geological Survey and academic

partners –

map and characterize the geology of Lake Tahoe

The SCU Robotics Systems Laboratory was honored by the National Academy of Engineering for their Real World Engineering education program Underwater maps of Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Undergraduate Enrollment 2013 Deposited Students Student Enrollment by Year Undecided 24%

Mechanical 24%

General 1%

2013 Expected Enrollment: 211

BioE 18%

Civil 7% Computer 20%

Electrical 6%

843 Undergrads: 203 women (24%)

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Undergraduate Programs New General Engineering Electives  ENGR 111 – STEM Outreach in the Community –

K-12 student lesson planning focused on engineering

 ENGR 136 – Frugal Innovation Design Projects –

Connecting students with social enterprises in emerging markets

 ENGR 171 – Product Opportunity Assessment –

Entrepreneurial thinking and innovation

 ENGR 173 – Intro to Business Fundamentals –

Entrepreneurial thinking and innovation

 ENGR 177 – Cultures of Innovation –

Entrepreneurial thinking and innovation

Implemented Fall 2012: ENGR 1 IS NOW 2 UNITS 1 HOUR LECTURE PLUS A LAB

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Graduate Programs

Welcome, new staff member, Valerie Woitte!

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Faculty Achievement (a sampling) 

Mark Aschheim testified at the 2015 International Residential Code hearing in Dallas



Prashanth Asuri, associate editor Journal of Biomedical and Bioengineering and reviewer for the journal, Langmuir



Radha Basu, elected to the board of Net Hope, a technology consortium of 37 world’s largest NGOs



Nam Ling, International Chair at Lanzhou University, China



Hisham Said, Best Paper Award from ASCE Construction Research Council (CRC) for “Optimal Material Logistics Planning in Congested Construction Sites”



Cary Yang, Applied Physics Letters’ most downloaded article of last 5 years: “Extraction of Contact Resistance in Carbon Nanofiber Via Interconnects with Varying Lengths”



100+ journal and conference proceeding publications

Books (Published/Pending):

Book Chapters (Authored):

Alex Clemm Dan Lewis Nam Ling Sukhmander Singh Li Song

Prashanth Asuri Tim Hight Yuling Yan Jonathan Zhang

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University Awards

Christopher Kitts

Terry Shoup

Reynaud Serrette

Heidi Williams

Awarded Tenure

President’s Special Recognition Award

Promoted to Full Professor

Staff Recognition Award

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School of Engineering Faculty Awards

Researcher of the Year

Teaching Excellence

Adjunct Lecturer of the Year

Markle Award: Teaching Excellence

Mohammad Ayoubi

Drazen Fabris

Joshua Conner

Glenn Williams

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School of Engineering Staff Awards Staff Members of the Year

Apryl Roberts

Shane Wibeto

Special Staff Recognition Award

Heidi Williams SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING - 2013

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Adjunct Faculty Achievement  Bonita Banducci held a conference, “Calling Out the Brilliance of Women”  Rafae Bhatti published in Journal of Healthcare Information Management  Paul Davison issued several patents for electrosurgical devices  Mahantesh Hiremath selected ASME Congressional Fellow  Marian Stetson-Rodriguez published in Workforce Solutions Magazine  Pete Woytowitz co-authored presentation, “Failure Modes and Effects Analysis”

Banducci

Davison

Hiremath

Stetson-Rodriguez

Woytowitz

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Student Achievement  Maza Brady ’14 awarded a $2,000 Materials Technology Scholarship from ASM  Charles Franz ’12, Greg Method ’12, Keegan Wada ’12 won 2nd Place ASME Innovation Showcase  John Judnich ’13 honorable mention Computing Research Assn. Undergraduate Research Award  Ed Karrels, M.S. student, broke Yahoo!’s record for computing the furthest digits of pi  Katie Le ’14 ranked #26 in nation by Intercollegiate Tennis Assn., invited to Div. 1 Women’s Tennis

Championship for second time  Nathan Rogers ’12 was selected valedictorian for the Class of 2012

Brady

Wada, Method, Franz

Judnich

Karrels

Le

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Alumni Achievement 

Robin Senigaglia Beck ’77, as JPL Cognizant Engineer, helped Curiosity Rover land safely on Mars



John Giddings ’91 is producing a film on SCU’s John J. Montgomery



Steve Hageman ’78 received EDN/EE Times’ Creativity in Electronics Award



Georgi Hall ’96, M.S. ’98, helped Civil Engineering bring an Annex Lab to CEMCO



Kristen Jackson ’08 is in Peru working on water and sanitation for the Peace Corps



Rob ’86 and Diane ’88 Jensen, owners of Testarossa Winery, offer Chardonnay supporting Solar Decathlon



Matt Oscamou ’01 is starting a new natural snack food company, Frontier Bites

Beck

Giddings

Hageman

Hall

Jackson

Jensens

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Looking Ahead Envisioning a new engineering campus

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Looking Ahead Envisioning a new engineering campus

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Thank You! Questions?

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