SDSU provides an environment that fosters research and scholarship across all disciplines.
SDSU ranks among the top universities for economic and campus ethnic diversity according to U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2012."
San Diego State University continues to attract grants and contracts for cutting edge research from organizations such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
Following are a sampling of recent grants the faculty of SDSU received for their research:
College of Education
Caren Sax, professor, ARPE/Interwork Institute — Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education
The grant comes from the California Employment Development Department.
Research title: California Health Incentives Improvement Project-Disability Employment Initiative
Grant amount: $229,090
College of Engineering
Robert Dowell, assistant professor, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering — Civil and Environmental Engineering
The grant comes from the Hilti Corporation.
Research title: Simulation and Testing to Support Seismic Design of Anchorage
Grant amount: $60,000
College of Health and Human Services
Daniel Goble, assistant professor, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences
The grant comes from Reflexion.
Research title: Comparison of Kinect to Qualisys Motion Capture Systems
Grant amount: $4,031
College of Sciences
Kristen Wells, assistant professor, Psychology
The grant comes from the United States Department of Health and Human Services National Cancer Institute.
Research title: Developing and Piloting a Patient Navigation Program for Breast Cancer Survivors
Grant amount: $27,032