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A low-cost device engineering students are working will allow people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, to access the Internet and communicate with people electronically.
A "Science Education Showcase," featuring teaching activities, lesson plans, science project posters and original research by Cal State Fullerton K-12 future teachers, will be presented from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the Fullerton Marriott.
Cal State Fullerton civil engineer Binod Tiwari will co-lead a team of 11 geotechnical experts to Nepal, following the powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the country April 25, killing more than 5,000 and destroying homes, temples and other historic buildings.
A drone, formula-style race car, Baja racer, Mars rover, hands-free crutch, Disney bolt inspection system and all-in-one 3D printer are among the more than 20 innovative capstone, senior design and collegiate competition projects to be highlighted May 7 at the Engineering and Computer Science Student Projects Showcase and Awards.
A trio of Cal State Fullerton electrical engineering students took home top prizes in the Grand PrIEEE undergraduate robot design competition this month at UC San Diego.
A team of computer science majors won first place in the computer forensics category at this month's Information Technology Competition. The team conducted forensics analysis of a fictional criminal case.
Cal State Fullerton environmental engineer Sudarshan Kurwadkar has been selected for the Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, where he will be working with researchers on the removal of chemical warfare agents in drinking water.
About 100 Cal State Fullerton students congregated in the Student Recreation Center for an on-campus contest last week. The only material needed? Paper and lots of it. The universitys Latinos in Science and Engineering organization partnered with Red Bull for the Paper Wings event, a national paper airplane contest for college students.
CSUF engineering students took first place for the second year in a row at the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers annual GeoChallenge GeoWall competition March 17-18 in San Antonio, Texas.
Students from across Cal State Fullerton's eight colleges came together to present their work at the April 8 Student Creative Activities and Research Day. Awards were given to one undergrad and one graduate student from each college, along with three prizes for outstanding poster or exhibit.
A multidisciplinary team of Cal State Fullerton students launched a crowdfunding campaign this week (April 2) to offset the cost of designing and building the next generation Mars robotic vehicle, dubbed "Titan Rover."
For his contributions to education, Raman M. Unnikrishnan, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, will be presented with the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Educator of the Year Award.
Undergraduate researcher Haroon Khan has been invited to present his gravitational-wave research on colliding black holes April 23 at the 2015 "Posters on the Hill" in Washington D.C., where he will have the opportunity to speak directly to members of Congress.
Through his research, Joel Lanning, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is examining new and improved design practices to make structures more resilient in response to a major seismic event.
Cal State Fullerton is honoring 80 faculty members today (March 25) in recognition of their outstanding service to students, the university or the external community.
Ten Cal State Fullerton student researchers from across disciplines will advance to the 29th annual California State University Research Competition May 1-2 at Cal State San Bernardino. The finalists were selected from more than 50 of their peers who took part in a campuswide contest in February.
For the second year in a row, Cal State Fullerton student engineers captured the first place Geo-Challenge trophy in the national "Geo-wall" competition March 17-18 in San Antonio.
Lately, I have found it increasingly difficult to escape the digital cloud and tune out the virtual distractions that invade my reality. But once a week, I manage to go retro: I put pen to paper and I write. My favorite subject? The inspiring work of the Cal State Fullerton community. My favorite audience? The countless students, staff and faculty members who advance our universitys mission.
Cal State Fullerton is following a national trend to increase the college graduation rate and has established student success teams aimed at providing students with a range of support and advising services to help them move forward with their majors and graduate.
Lauren DuCharme wants to work on the unknown; she wants to create things that have never been created and see things that have never been seen. In June, DuCharme, a mechanical engineering student at Cal State Fullerton, embarked on her first internship at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.
Cal State Fullerton has received a $100,000 grant from the Disability Communications Fund for a new project to design and pilot test a low-cost, brain-computer interface-based electronic communication system for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.
I was chosen by the United States National Sporting Association to compete in a selection event that the Fdration Internationale de l'Automobile organizes. This event was hosted in Puebla, Mexico, at the Autodromo Internacional Miguel E. Abed.
Cal State Fullerton alumna Anita Nosratieh 07 (B.S. electrical engineering) learned many valuable things as an undergraduate researcher that prepared her for graduate studies and a career. For Nosratieh, a past scholar in the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) program, the most important lesson was to follow her passion to advance women's health.
Binod Tiwari, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, was appointed to a five-year term on the board of the International Consortium on Landslides.
Cal State Fullerton honored 27 campus members for their literary endeavors -- authoring or editing books or writing translations of books.
Feel comfortable about being uncomfortable, said Mona Simpson, a Cal State Fullerton mechanical engineering alumna, to a group of university students, faculty and staff at a panel presentation at the Titan Theater on Feb. 5. Being uncomfortable usually means you are being challenged. It means you have the opportunity to be a leader.
Cal State Fullerton's Natural Sciences and Mathematics Inter-Club Council presents "Discovering New Frontiers: Reaching for the Stars" March 18-19, featuring a keynote address by citizen space explorer Anousheh Ansari.
Jeff Kuo has had the latest edition of one of his books published, Yuying Tsong co-authored journal article and Robert Michaels wrote a commentary.
Nearly 50 students from all colleges and disciplines will be presenting their research or creative activity Feb. 25-27 as part of Cal State Fullerton's Student Research Competition. Of these undergraduate and graduate student researchers, 10 will be selected to advance to the 29th annual California State University Student Research Competition May 1-2 at Cal State San Bernardino.
For his support and guidance to engineering students, Cal State Fullerton's Pratanu Ghosh has won the Outstanding ASCE Faculty Advisor Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch.
To help students stay in college and boost the number of students graduating in STEM disciplines, Cal State Fullerton is launching ASCEND STEM, a project that focuses on novel academic paths to improve the learning power of freshmen entering science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors.
Alumna Anita Nosratieh, a lead reviewer in the FDA, speaks on campus Wednesday, Feb. 25.
For the fifth year in a row, Cal State Fullerton civil engineering students are among the nation's top finalists for the "Geo-wall" design competition, presented by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Anita Nosratieh 07 (B.S. electrical engineering), a past MARC scholar who went on to earn a doctorate in bioengineering in 2014 from UC Davis, returns to campus Wednesday, Feb. 25.
Engineering and computer science leaders, including Cal State Fullerton alumni, will share their expertise, personal successes and career opportunities with students at the Engineering and Computer Science "Professor for a Day" event Wednesday, Feb. 25.
As Aaron Carlos, Tim Hamilton and Raul Galvan walk to and from their classes on the Cal State Fullerton campus, they constantly observe and analyze how people walk. The three mechanical engineering students have been working to improve the iWalk 2.0 medical device for the past four months.
Four of this years six Vision & Visionaries honorees shared some of their stories on how the university has shaped their lives, during a recent presentation on campus.
For his contributions to improve GPS technology, Mohinder S. Grewal, professor of electrical engineering, has been recognized by Sher-e-Panjab, a weekly Indian-language newspaper published in New York.
For many Facebook users, the urge to like a kitten video or snoop on a high-school flame is almost irresistible. As it turns out, this type of "Facebook addiction" may show up in the brain: A new study found that the brains of people who report compulsive urges to use the social networking site show some brain patterns similar to those found in drug addicts.
Cal State Fullertons online masters degree programs in business, education and engineering were recently recognized among the top 25 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The publication named the universitys online business program No. 1 in California. The program was ranked sixth in the nation out of 90 nationally ranked programs, up from last years spot at No. 23.
Writing down all of your passwords in one place may seem convenient, but its not a good idea. Using the same password for all of your online accounts may seem resourceful, but its not recommended. And using passwords that are easy to remember thats also not a smart move, says Sinjini Mitra, an assistant professor in Cal State Fullertons Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences.
Hctor Ramrez has set important goals in his life in order to increase his understanding of information technology, so he is getting an online master's from Cal State Fullerton. The Universitys online programs have been chosen among the best in the nation.
Civil engineering major Sneha Upadhyaya was one of nine graduate students in the nation to present research at the Transportation Research Board's annual meeting this month in Washington, D.C. The program was attended by more than 12,000 from around the world.
Mechanical engineering student Lauren DuCharme is getting real-world experience at becoming an engineer by working on cutting-edge space technology research.
Kristijan Kolozvari grew up in Zrenjanin, Serbia, attended college at the nearby University of Belgrade, where he studied structural engineering, and later earned his doctorate at UCLA. The earthquake engineer joined Cal State Fullerton in the fall as an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering.
The staff of the Orange County Register selected these photos and headlines to tell the story of Cal State Fullerton in 2014.
Cal State Fullerton's online degree programs in business, engineering and education are among the nation's top 25 in their fields, according to rankings announced today by U.S. News & World Report.
Ten faculty members from across campus joined staff members, students and alumni in co-authoring a number of posters or serving as session chairs during last months American Geophysical Union Meeting in San Francisco.
Cal State Fullerton students made their mark last year with a long list of accomplishments.
Cal State Fullerton graduate student Sneha Upadhyaya has been invited to present her research at the Transportation Research Board's 94th annual meeting Jan. 11-15 in Washington, D.C.
Nina Robson, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and her students are exploring and understanding human-robot interactions, designing robotic devices that perform human tasks in real-life and allowing humans to perform tasks in an augmented reality.
The attendance was fewer than the 7,000 who had registered, probably dampened by the untimely but much-needed rain that fell the night before. But the crowd was energized by the scene unfolding before them: teams of aspiring scientists and engineers tinkering with their medieval catapult creations, launching pumpkins through the air.
Inspector Willie is back in action at Cal State Fullerton. Inspector Willie is a mechanical device designed to take photos of the welds underneath the tracks of the Indiana Jones Adventure ride at Disneyland.
If you are lost in a disaster, computer science majors Noemi Quezada, 23, and Maira Ahmad, 22, have an app for that. They developed their Missing You app for Microsoft Corp.s Third International Womens Hackathon, which runs on university campuses around the world from Oct. 11 through Dec. 12.
Computer science major Kevin Cheng is conducting biometrics research to build an effective, inexpensive and more secure platform for mobile devices to counter the growing number of cyber intrusions and attacks on businesses and individuals.
An article in the Washington Post examines a new study by PayScale that highlighted the mid-career salary for Cal State Fullertons engineering graduates as the fourth highest in the nation.
Class of 2014 alumnus Rohullah Latif is among many who have contributed to Cal State Fullerton's philanthropic efforts. Thanks to their contributions, Cal State Fullerton raised more than $16 million between July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2014.
The Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research Nov. 22 is hosted for the first time by Cal State Fullerton and will include 300 CSUF student presenters.
A video capturing the hard work, dedication and passion of the Titan Formula SAE race car team won the $4,000 grand prize in the international 2014 "Generation Auto" Student Video Contest. Radio-TV-film major Adam Morley shot and edited the video and Carlos Gibson, mechanical engineering major and Formula SAE team captain, narrated.
Pumpkins will be flying on Saturday as Cal State Fullertons College of Engineering and Computer Science and Discovery Cube Orange County host the seventh annual Pumpkin Launch on the university campus.
Cal State Fullerton's College of Engineering hosts "Cyber Security Day" Nov. 7, featuring industry experts, student research presentations and panel discussions. The free event is open to the public, although seating is limited.
"Illuminating Ideas" is the theme of the Nov. 22 Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research, hosted for the first time by Cal State Fullerton and expected to draw a record 1,500 college students, faculty and other participants from the region. The event is open to the public, and registration is required.
"We are no longer planning; we are doing," Cal State Fullerton President Mildred Garca told the more than 200 gathered for the inaugural Titans Reach Higher Town Hall.
Yoonsuk Choi is a new assistant professor of computer engineering who specializes in nanotechnology and nanodevices for quantum computing.
Six Cal State Fullerton student teams will be among 17 collegiate and community teams set to fling pumpkins Nov. 1 in the seventh annual Pumpkin Launch presented by Cal State Fullerton's College of Engineering and Computer Science, and Discovery Cube Orange County.
Computer science majors Maira Ahmad and Noemi Quezada won the grand prize in the Disaster Response Challenge at the International Womens Hackathon Oct. 11 for their prototype mobile app "Missing You." The app for Apple products helps to reunite individuals with their loved ones after a natural disaster.
Yoonsuk Choi worked as a research engineer and scientist in his native South Korea, and taught at the University of Seoul and Korea University. When he came to the United States for his graduate work, he gained additional teaching and research experience at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he earned his doctorate in electrical engineering. He also won first place in the University of Nevada, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering's 2014 best dissertation competition.
CSUF mechanical engineering student Scott Archbold has designed a product thats nothing to sneeze at. The junior hopes his invention, which helps alleviate sinus problems, will be sold in stores one day.
Cal State Fullerton mechanical engineering major and race car driver Kenton Koch balances college and a racing career and has achieved success at both.
Cal State Fullerton faculty and staff members have been awarded more than $7 million in grants and contracts during the third quarter of the academic year for programs and research endeavors.
For his exemplary leadership, Raman M. Unnikrishnan, dean of Cal State Fullerton's College of Engineering and Computer Science, is the recipient of the 2014 Service Excellence Award from the American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin.
To share their research to improve the quality of life for patients with Lou Gehrig's disease, Cal State Fullerton's Kiran George and his students are presenting their brain-computer interface controlled robotic arm at this week's (Oct. 5-8) IEEE 2014 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics in San Diego.
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.
Three teams will be giving their all Friday, April 11, when they present their business plans in the final round of the Center for Entrepreneurship's Business Plan Competition. More than $40,000 in scholarships and awards are being offered.
Sixty seven faculty members have been granted leaves and sabbaticals, according to Faculty Affairs and Records.
Cal State Fullerton will recognize 77 faculty members for exceptional teaching effectiveness, collaborative teaching and high-impact practices during a special Wednesday, March 26, program in the Titan Student Union.
The top winners in Cal State Fullerton's recent student competition will lead a group of 10 at the 28th annual CSU Research Competition May 2-3 at Cal State East Bay.
It's called Take Back the Tap a student-led effort to bring to the forefront the habit of buying bottled water and then throwing away the plastic bottle. Organizers would like their fellow students to consider using reusable containers and tap water.
A student civil engineering team has been selected as one of three finalist teams in a national structural design competition April 3 in Boston for their high-rise office and retail project that can withstand a major earthquake in downtown Los Angeles.
A gift of tools valued at $82,000 for the College of Engineering and Computer Science will help CSUFs formula-style racing team design and build its Titan VII race car for collegiate competition.
Engineering alumni Gerard M. Nieblas and Howard K. Lam return to campus Thursday, March 6, to discuss their design role in LA's Wilshire Grand Center.
After hearing from industry professionals taking part in their college's "Professor for a Day" event, senior mechanical engineering majors Rachel Caballero and Lexi Schaffer were not only impressed with their career successes but also inspired and excited about future career possibilities in engineering.
Of 16 collegiate teams selected nationwide, Cal State Fullerton civil engineering students are this year's top qualifier for the "Geo-wall" design competition, presented by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
A team of four Cal State Fullerton civil engineering majors took first place out of 16 collegiate teams selected nationwide for the Geo-wall design competition presented by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Several acting chairs and an interim associate vice president for student affairs have been announced.
Uksun Kim, chair and associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received an "Outstanding Engineering Educator Award" from the Orange County Engineering Council.
Thirty-seven faculty members who authored or edited books published last year will be honored during a Wednesday, Feb. 26, Author Awards program for the honorees, their guests and other invitees.
A gift of tools valued at $82,000 to the College of Engineering and Computer Science is helping to put CSUF's formula-style racing team on the fast track to design and build its Titan VII race car for collegiate competition.
Cal State Fullerton's doctoral candidates in education, as well as Ed.D. alumni, will present their research at a Feb. 18 research symposium and panel discussion on "Pursuing Excellence in Educational Practice." The symposium is free and open to the public.
Twenty-three students are enrolled in a new Accelerated Master of Science in Software Engineering degree program that began Jan. 21 through Cal State Fullertons University Extended Education.
Prior to the feb. 13 Vision & Visionaries celebration honoring four distinguished and honorary alumni, the award recipients gathered in the Titan Student Union Theater to share how their experiences at Cal State Fullerton helped shape their career success.
According to a report issued last year by the National Science Foundation, women, African Americans, Hispanics and American Indians are significantly underrepresented in science and engineering. A
Local engineering and computer science leaders, including Cal State Fullerton alumni, will share with students their expertise and enthusiasm for engineering and technology careers at the Feb. 19 "Professor for a Day" event, held in celebration of National Engineers Week.
"Last April, I was elected president and chief executive of Associated Students Inc. by the student body of Cal State Fullerton. I was elected to lead an organization representing more than 38,000 students with a multimillion-dollar operating budget."
Titan alumni and honorary alumni to be honored Feb. 13 at El Dorado Ranch.
GPS got its start in Orange County in the 1970s with Autonetics, a former division of Rockwell International and once the largest employer in Anaheim. And Cal State Fullerton professor of electrical engineering Mohinder Grewal was and still is an integral part of the evolution of GPS technology, which is now in its third generation.
A group of 23 students is taking advantage of a new accelerated M.S. in software engineering (AMSE) program that began Jan. 21 through Cal State Fullerton's University Extended Education.
CSUF's online graduate degree programs in engineering, business and education, earned top ratings in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 "Best Online Programs" rankings released Jan. 8.
Undergraduate students Hayden Donze and Adrian Iniguez, both 23, have ambitious career plans. Donze wants a job comparable to Peter Norvig's. He's director of research at Google Inc. Iniguez wants to build the spaceships that will mine natural resources on asteroid
Among online graduate-level programs in the U.S. News rankings, Cal State Fullerton continued to show its prowess as the only California State University to have three of its programs nationally ranked and all in the top 25
Online programs at USC and UCLA were among those receiving top ratings in a new report to be released Wednesday by U.S. News & World Report, which also found that highly ranked programs are more common at established public universities than at for-profit online providers. In other categories, Cal State Fullerton tied for 22nd place among online graduate education programs and 16th in graduate engineering.
Cal State Fullerton's online master's degree programs in business, education and engineering are among the top 25 best online graduate degree programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's latest rankings released today (Jan. 8).
In the spirit of the holidays, Titans have been giving time and donations to charities and worthy causes and delivering holiday greetings to all.
College of Engineering and Computer Science students are developing a Brain-Computer Interface Robotic Arm for Rehabilitation project, under the direction of Kiran George, associate professor of computer engineering.
Deep in the heart of the Disney empire, creative teams work day and night to develop the most innovative experiences to delight guests. And when those ideas violate the laws of physics, its up to CSUF alumnus Darrell Jodoin '85 and his collaborative team of engineers to make the magic happen.
Alumnus Bill Ruh, vice president and corporate officer of GE Global Software Center, says we are now at the dawn of a new industrial renaissance, powered by intelligent machines and specifically by the development of next-generation big data software.
Alum Maksim Surguy, Bubble Scramble's sole creator, says the ground-up development of the iPhone application was not all fun and games.
Cal State Fullerton engineering students are showing the race car they designed, built, and put to the test at the Los Angeles Auto Show through December 1. The Titan VI formula racer competed in performance tests in Lincoln, Nebraska, last summer, sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers.
With cloud computing becoming increasingly popular, so is Yun Tians interest in making this latest technology more secure. A member of the campus community since the beginning of fall, Tian said that with cloud computing, there is a risk to the security of data stored.
The College of Engineering and Computer Science held its first-ever Security Day Nov. 15, attended by computer science and engineering majors who learned more about cyber security studies and careers. The event featured student and faculty research presentations and guest speakers who are experts in the field.
Civil engineer Hakob Avetisyan joined CSUF this fall and his research projects address real-world challenges of environmental sustainability and energy, transportation and construction management.
Members of Titan formula race car team will display Titan VI at the LA Auto Show Friday, Nov. 22, through Tuesday, Nov. 26, and Sunday, Dec. 1
Pumpkin chunks and guts covered Cal State Fullertons athletic fields during the sixth annual Pumpkin Launch Saturday as teams fired the squash using giant trebuchets.
Experiential learning, a practice touted by Cal State Fullerton President Mildred Garca for its high impact on student success, is on the rise.
Cal State Fullerton's team of student women engineers jumped up and down, gave each other high-fives and whooped after they flung a pumpkin from their slingshot-style launcher into the target. The hit gave the student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers team another 10,000 points to clinch the first-place prize in the Nov. 2 Pumpkin Launch on campus.
Seventeen Cal State Fullerton and community teams prepare to fling pumpkins far and high in the sixth annual Pumpkin Launch Saturday, Nov. 2. The event, held rain or shine, on the athletics fields, north of Titan Gym, is presented by Cal State Fullerton and the Discovery Science Center.
Five faculty members have recently seen books they have written or edited published.
The best student work in film, video and new media from throught the CSU will be presented Nov. 9 at the CSU Media Arts Festival at CSUF.
Pumpkins will be flying across Cal State Fullertons athletics fields during the sixth annual Pumpkin Launch Nov. 2
Cal State Fullerton faculty and staff members have garnered nearly $2 million in grants and contracts between April 1 and July 31.
pair of professional-level race car drivers became Titans this fall to major in mechanical engineering and join CSUFs Formula SAE racing team. Kenton Koch of Glendora and Elliott Skeer of Carlsbad will be drivers of the formula-style race car being designed and built for next Junes international collegiate competition in Nebraska.
Cal State Fullerton will host the sixth annual Pumpkin Launch from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Visitors of all ages are invited to attend the free event rain or shine on the athletics fields north of Titan Gym.
CSUFs Titan racing team took home second place in this past weekends California Challenge, part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The competition was judged based on energy efficiency how far the formula-style race cars could go on $1 worth of energy from any source.
CSUFs Formula Society of Automotive Engineers team is competing Oct. 5-6 in the first-ever California Challenge, part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 and XPO.
Neel Kashkari, who led the U.S. Department of the Treasurys Office of Financial Stability, visited last week with students from CSUFs Formula Society of Automotive Engineers team, which builds and designs a formula-style race car for collegiate competition.
Binod Tiwari has been named an associate editor for a professional engineering journal while five campus associates are seeing their research in print.
Faculty and staff members received more than $5 million in external grants and contracts from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30.
A new police captain, an interim director of undergraduate studies and other appointments have been named.
Binod Tiwari is working this fall on an experimental simulation of slope failure as a result of landslides and earthquakes far from home as a visiting associate professor at Kobe University's Research Center for Urban Safety and Security.
Senior Ivan Enrique Espinosa, majoring in mathematics and computer science, won first place in Texas A and M Universitys Dwight Look College of Engineerings Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) poster contest.
President Mildred Garca welcomed 32 new members of the tenure-track faculty during convocation and at a dinner held in their honor last month.
Counting, in part, on six proposals from Titan faculty members for the redesign and enhancement of 10 courses, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White hopes to meet the challenge posed by high demand and/or high failure-rate courses. Ten faculty members have received funding in support of their efforts to eliminate such bottleneck courses.
The first full week of fall semester classes begins Monday at Cal State Fullerton, where more than 37,000 students are expected for the fall. New this semester are two more degree programs, giving CSUF students a choice of 109 academic degree programs overall.
A walking tour of the Cal State Fullerton campus leads to many unexpected encounters.
President Mildred Garcia this week welcomed 32 new members of the tenure-track faculty during convocation and at a dinner held in their honor at El Dorado ranch.
Seventy-eight faculty members have received tenure, promotion or both, effective this month, according to Faculty Affairs and Records.
Timeline Traces The Evolution of One of the State's Largest Universities.
KCAL-LA's broadcast coverage of the final days of a summer engineering course for high school students at Cal State Fullerton.
Summer research conducted by Cal State Fullerton undergrads, graduate students, and community college and high school students, will culminate with a symposium on Friday, Aug. 9, at Dan Black Hall.
Spaghetti Bridge Contest July 26 culminates the four-week Engineering Innovation program on campus.
A group of 35 high school students from across the region, state and nation will learn how engineers invent things, why bridges fail and other engineering concepts during the four-week Engineering Innovation summer course at Cal State Fullerton, beginning July 1.
Through an opportunity provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Kenneth J. Faller, assistant professor of computer engineering, and senior computer engineering major Garrett Kinum are conducting research for an automated interviewing and detection system.
Strengthening Students conduct summer research, thanks to the Strengthening Transfer Education and Matriculation in STEM program.
Cal State Fullerton undergrads, along with local community college and high school students, are spending their summer days in faculty labs on campus and at institutions across the country and abroad getting hands-on training in real-world research.
Six civil engineering students have received 2013 Dwight David Eisenhower Hispanic-Serving Institutions Fellowship Program grant awards, totaling $33,500.
Two student teams from the College of Engineering and Computer Science are gearing up this week to fine-tune their yearlong projects a formula-style race car and unmanned airplane to vie in national competitions June 19-22.
Eight faculty members one from each college recently were named Outstanding Educator for 2012-13 by the universitys Associated Students, Inc.
The College of Engineering and Computer Science is launching a new master's degree in computer engineering this fall.
Top faculty awards have been awarded to top faculty members.
The research of recent graduate Padideh Danaee was recently presented and graduate student Calvin Duncan will soon be published.
Civil engineering major and ROTC cadet Kevin Pham and 2nd Lt. Joshua D. Gonzalez, a Class of 2013 graduate (B.A. criminal justice), are the inaugural recipients of the Roy Lopez Scholarship Award of Valor.
Thousands of Cal State Fullerton graduates moved the tassels on their mortarboards from right to left to the enthusiastic cheers of family and friends, who numbered more than 50,000 during the universitys main commencment ceremonies May 25 and 26.
Cal State Fullerton 2013 graduate Michael Yeh (M.S. electrical engineering) won fourth place in the Natcar competition May 20 at UC Davis.
More than 50,000 celebrants, more than 8,000 of them wearing caps and gowns, will have attended commencement ceremonies by the end of this weekend.
Cal State Fullertons 14th annual Pilipino American Recognition Ceremony May 17 features message from Gov. Edmund G. Browns appointments secretary Mona F. Pasquil on pride and service
Graduating computer engineering students will demonstrate their capstone design projects Friday, May 24.
Ten McNair Scholars who are part of the Class of 2013 are headed to graduate school, internships or other opportunities.
Thirty faculty members have received junior/senior intramural grant support for projects ranging from the development of greener concrete to studies into housing, strategic alliances, avant-garde films and a pilot program to help binge eaters.
Nearly 10,500 grads and candidates for graduation are eligible to participate in Cal State Fullertons May 25-26 commencement ceremonies. Attendees are expected to number more than 50,000 during the weekend festivities.
About 300 graduates and graduation candidates were recognized at the 25th Annual Chicano/Latino and Native American Recognition Celebration May 11 at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel.
Cal State Fullertons 11th annual Asian and Pacific Islander Recognition Ceremony celebrates graduate accomplishments.
Raytheon has given a $104,000 check to Cal State Fullerton's College of Engineering and Computer Science.
Cal State Fullertons 25th annual Pan African Recognition Ceremony on May 5 honored 304 African American graduates and graduation candidates of the Class of 2013.
Industry leaders, alumni and volunteers serving on college advisory boards will visit campus on Thursday, May 2, to learn about student projects ranging from research about Southern California bats, student-built Formula race car and unmanned aerial vehicle, and the effectiveness of the stem cell scholar program.
Two Cal State Fullerton student teams are among the finalists participating in Saturday's IEEE Intercollegiate Game Showcase at UC Irvine.
Lauded for their loyalty and commitment to higher education, 153 faculty members have been recognized for their collective 1,815 years of service at Cal State Fullerton.
Two Cal State Fullerton graduates from the Class of 1995 Emmy Award-winning producer Marc Cherry and Orange County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Guerrero Macias will serve as this years commencement speakers May 25 and 26, respectively.
Cal State Fullerton's Office of Research has named three faculty members to serve as faculty fellows this academic year to help junior faculty members apply for, and secure, external grant funding for their research and scholarly activities.
Math major Emily Ramos, engineering graduate student Michael Yeh and a team of civil engineering students were recently honored for their student achievements and endeavors.
Two Cal State Fullerton engineering faculty members have new books this spring.
Grants, contracts and other awards received between January and March 2013.
Campus faculty members were recognized Wednesday, March 27, for their scholarly and creative activity during a special program in the Titan Student Union. The program honored full-time faculty members who have a record of scholarly or creative activity "of the highest quality" during the past three years, including peer-reviewed articles and books, grants, performances, exhibitions and presentations.
Dan Tunnicliff of Southern California Edison will present Advanced Off-Grid Generation Technology and Utility Regulation at the Thursday, April 11, Cal State Fullerton College of Engineering and Computer Science Technology Breakfast. The event is open to the public.
Students and faculty members accomplishments in scholarly and creative activities highlighted Cal State Fullertons inaugural Research Week.
Cal State Fullerton faculty and staff members who either received or submitted extramural grants for research and creative activities during 2012 were honored at a special reception March 21 during Research Week.
Fifteen Cal State Fullerton undergraduates and graduate-level students conducting research, scholarly and creative activities have been recognized with Research Weeks inaugural "Outstanding Student Scholarship and Creative Activities Award."
Cal State Fullerton civil and environmental engineering students returned to campus with an armful of awards from the recent American Society of Civil Engineers Geo-Congress national competition in San Diego.
Titan Motorsports, the College of Engineering and Computer Science student team building Titan VI, a Formula-SAE race car, will be among the teams featured at the Lifestyle Expo held during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach April 19-21.
Alumnus Scot Stride '02 (engineering-electrical engineering) discusses his career and educational path to becoming a senior spacecraft telecommunications engineer.
Forty-seven faculty members who recently published 42 books were honored Feb. 27 at Cal State Fullertons 13th annual Author Awards event.
Engineering alumnus and author Paul Gillebaard returned to campus last week, telling a classroom of students that earning his college degree was the hardest thing he ever did.
Several Cal State Fullerton faculty members has seen their work recently published, including two books.
Cal State Fullerton graduate Scot L. Stride, a senior spacecraft telecommunications engineer with NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, will discuss Engineering Challenges of Building the Mars Curiosity Landing Radar at the Thursday, Feb. 7, College of Engineering and Computer Science Technology Breakfast.
Two Cal Sate Fullerton online degree programs are among the top 10 in the nation, while a third is in the top 25, per the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report.
Private and Public entities funded numerous grants awarded to Cal State Fullerton in the fourth-quarter of 2012.
As 2012 comes to a close, here's a look back at some of Cal State Fullerton's notable events and milestones.
Cal State Fullertons Titan Formula FSAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) team members are displaying their formula-style race car Titan V at the 2012 L.A. Auto Show opening Friday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Two new Cal State Fullerton engineering faculty members have received funding to conduct research and develop curriculum related to water resource issues.
Cal State Fullerton student engineers are putting final touches on their meticulously engineered catapults and trebuchets to compete for trophies in the Nov. 10 Pumpkin Launch on campus.
Cal State Fullerton will soon begin an exploration into the inclusion, status and opportunities that the campus provides to female faculty members in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics-related field. The study is underwritten with a National Science Foundation grant.
If Cal State Fullertons Chandrasekhar Putchas mathematical forecasting calculations are correct, President Obama will be re-elected next Tuesday with about 51.81 percent of the popular vote.
Urgent Issues in Cyber Security: Energy Surety for Critical Infrastructure Systems is the focus of a Nov. 8 talk by industry expert Ron Williamson at Cal State Fullertons College of Engineering and Computer Science Technology Breakfast.
A structural engineer by profession, Indian-born Pinaki R. Chakrabarti has penned his first book of poems, short stories, essays and memoirs about life in India and the United States.
Bolts, Jolts and Volts: Ensuring Reliability in Electrical Transmission is the topic of the Thursday, Sept. 20, Cal State Fullerton College of Engineering and Computer Science Technology Breakfast.
Florian Zitzelsberger was part of team that created the animate Brave film.
Cal State Fullertons newest instructional, tenure-track and tenured faculty members include 34 assistant and associate professors and one fully tenured professor. Also new this fall are a visiting professor, 12 full-time lecturers and a senior assistant librarian.
Cal State Fullertons College of Engineering and Computer Science announces its fall Technology Breakfast Series. The series begins Thursday, Sept. 20.
Three alumni of Cal State Fullerton are among those who worked to create and fly the Curiosity Rover, which is now exploring Mars.
Cal State Fullertons successful Ronald E. McNair Program will continue for at least six more years, thanks to an expected $1.1 million in federal funding.
Cal State Fullerton is offering a new computer engineering course that explores the emerging field of brain-computer interfacing.

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