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Five Cal State Fullerton civil engineering majors have each received $5,500 grant awards to support their transportation-related student research. The awards, totaling $27,500, are from the Dwight David Eisenhower Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Universities Fellowship Program.
As an environmental engineer, Sudarshan Kurwadkar's research interests have focused on developing an understanding about the fate of insecticides in the environment to help minimize the risks to human health and ecology. Kurwadkar joined Cal State Fullerton this fall as an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering.
In the Living Textbook feature, the Register invites university faculty to share their knowledge and expertise with readers. In this instance, Phoolendra Mishra, who holds a Ph.D. in hydrology from the University of Arizona and is an assistant professor of environmental and civil engineering at Cal State Fullerton, offers this primer on fracking.
Cal State Fullerton students and other regional undergraduates are invited to present their research or creative work at the Nov. 22 Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, which for the first time, will be held at Cal State Fullerton.
Alumna Beena Ajmera, a doctoral candidate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is back at Cal State Fullerton this year to complete her studies in civil engineering. She is working in the lab of Binod Tiwari, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, a co-adviser of her Ph.D. thesis.
The College of Engineering and Computer Science hosts the 12th International Symposium on Geo-Disaster Reduction Sept. 5-6. The American Society of Civil Engineers, Geo-Institute Los Angeles Chapter and International Consortium on Geo-Disaster Reduction are also lead organizers of the event at Cal State Fullerton.
To motivate young teens to pursue careers in engineering and computer science, the National Science Foundation has awarded Cal State Fullerton a $1 million grant for an after school program in Anaheim junior high schools.
President Mildred Garca welcomed new members of the tenure-track faculty at Monday's convocation and at a dinner held in their honor.
Through Cal State Fullerton's Strengthening Transfer Education and Matriculation in STEM program, 39 community college students are working with 19 CSUF faculty members, undergrads and graduate students from the colleges of Engineering and Computer Science and Natural Sciences and Mathematics. Together, they are conducting research on projects such as black widow spiders and earthquake engineering.
Of 12 teams of high school students, one team came out on top with a record-breaking weight of 138 pounds and took first place in the Engineering Innovation Spaghetti Bridge Contest, held July 25 at Cal State Fullerton.
LeRoy Sanchez, a technician for the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, died July 19 following a motorcycle accident. He was 68.
Forty-eight high school students from around the world have gathered for Engineering Innovation, a four-week summer engineering program organized by Cal State Fullertons College of Engineering and Computer Science and Johns Hopkins University.
A key component of Cal State Fullerton's strategic plan is providing innovative, high-quality programs and services that offer students broad educational experiences. To do that, faculty are using research and creative development opportunities to keep students engaged and on the path to graduation.
A Cal State Fullerton team of students won first place in a video game creation competition with their game, Paper Craft, which depicts a world made of paper where players pilot airplanes or tanks and battle enemies, such as worms and wasps.
Sixty three Cal State Fullerton faculty members have been awarded intramural funding and/or release time in support of research and creative activities.
The Office of Faculty Affairs and Records has announced the tenure and/or promotion of 65 faculty members.
Cal State Fullertons College of Engineering and Computer Science, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, is offering Engineering Innovation June 30-July 25 for high school students.
This summer, 39 students from Citrus, Cypress and Santiago Canyon community colleges are conducting research with 19 Cal State Fullerton science and engineering faculty members through Aug. 8, as part of the Strengthening Transfer Education and Matriculation in STEM program.
Cal State Fullerton's Formula SAE team is on its way to Lincoln, Nebraska, this week for the collegiate Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) competition June 18-20 at Lincoln Airpark.
Recent media mentinos of Cal State Fullerton from the Times of India, the New York Times, the Chronicle of Hiigher Education and the Miami Herald.
Cal State Fullerton students created a video game, "Paper Craft," which won first place at the recent IEEE GameSIG Intercollegiate Computer Game Showcase competition. Ten team finalists from CSUF and local universities and colleges shared their imaginative projects with a panel of veteran game developers.
Seven business and community leaders are joining the Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation Board of Governors for three-year terms, beginning July 1. The nonprofit auxiliary organization is responsible for the investment and management of philanthropic gifts designated for the University.
About 700 people attended the second annual Kid2.0 Explore the Future Me event June 1. The event was held on the Cal State Fullerton campus. The free, interactive event aimed to educate children in the fourth through sixth grades about careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
Duct tape and tears. UC Irvine junior William Stone said thats what holds together the student-made video game, Warpspeed! Stones team of four UCI computer engineering students, aptly named Duct Tape and Tears, walked onstage to hoots, hollers and applause at the third annual GameSIG Intercollegiate Computer Game Showcase put on by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers on Saturday at Cal State Fullerton.
It was a sweep for Cal State Fullerton electrical engineering students who won first, second and third place in the graduate category at the recent 2014 Natcar competition at UC Davis.
If hes not attending classes at Cal State Fullerton, chances are 19-year-old mechanical engineering major Kenton Koch is in a race car. Koch has been racing karts and cars for almost 12 years and is now driving Mazda MX-5s in racing competitions across the United States as part of a year-long scholarship with the automaker
Cal State Fullerton recently launched a crowdfunding experiment which, if successful, could represent a new avenue for student organizations and projects to find funding. Crowdfunding is a term used to refer to websites like Kickstarter that allow members of the public to donate funds to a project they would like to see fulfilled.
Cal State Fullerton students win the IEEE GameSIG Intercollegiate Game Showcase competition.
More than 25 student projects were on display at the Cal State Fullerton College of Engineering and Computer Science Student Projects Showcase and Awards held May 9.
Five recently graduated Cal State Fullerton mechanical engineering students presented their award-winning projects to a class of second-grade students at Roch Courreges Elementary School in Fountain Valley.
Engineering students got a firsthand look behind the scenes of the popular attraction to see the engineering behind the Disney magic and worked closely with Disneyland Resort engineers to create a visual inspection system for possible future use at the attraction.
lectrical engineering master's student Ye Lu and his robotic car, "Team 10," took first place at the recent 2014 Grand PrIEEE Competition for line-following autonomous cars at UC San Diego. Students from CSUF, UC San Diego, UCLA and UC Santa Barbara and 18 robotic cars participated in the competition.
College commencement speakers give words of wisdom during ceremonies following Cal State Fullerton's main ceremonies May 17-18.
Highlights of the commencement exercises held May 17 following the main ceremony by the individual colleges and departments included the first graduating classes in new graduate programs in nursing practice and statistics.
Three teams won top prizes at the inaugural Engineering and Computer Science Student Projects Showcase and Awards. The ECS Showcase featured more than 25 student-designed projects, including 10 selected for the inaugural awards competition.
A prototype of a hands-free crutch to replace standard underarm crutches will be among the more than 25 Cal State Fullerton student projects featured May 9 at the "ECS Student Projects Showcase and Awards" event.
Faculty and students from throughout Cal State Fullerton has been making presentations at conferences and meetings throughout the country.
Six Cal State Fullerton students, competing in a field of more than 200 competitors across the state, won top honors at the 28th annual California State University Student Research Competition May 2-3 at Cal State East Bay.
CSUF alumnus Michael Yeh returned to campus this month, to compete and capture first place in the first-held "CSUF Line-Following Robot (Natcar) Competition." Following Yeh were electrical engineering graduate students, Ye Lu and Chung-Wei Yang, in second and third, respectively during the April 19 campus event, which drew engineering students from UCLA, as well as Cal State Fullerton.
David Naish of civil and environmental engineering, and Jing Yang and Michael LaCour-Little of finance were recently honored for their teaching and research.
Seventeen graduate and undergraduate researchers were recognized for their efforts at a recent Student Research Day program at Cal State Fullerton. The university also presented Outstanding Student Poster and Exhibit Awards to three students.
The University's annual giving campaign is testing a new approach to fundraising with the launch of its first crowdfunding effort.
A team of student civil engineers captured first place at a national structural design competition for "Independence Tower," a high-rise office and retail project designed to withstand a major earthquake in downtown Los Angeles.
A roundup of grants and contracts during the first-quarter of 2014.

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