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San Diego State is ideally located in the middle of a region renowned worldwide as a hotbed of technology and innovation. SDSU’s proximity to industry headliners in wireless communications, biotechnology, unmanned aerospace vehicles, software and hardware development offers amazing opportunities for synergy and partnership.

We work hard to meet the needs of our corporate partners, providing technical solutions, workforce preparation and degree programs customized to meet industry needs. And it shows. At San Diego-based wireless giant, QUALCOMM, for example, a full 60 percent of the engineers are SDSU alumni!

In return, our students enjoy a broad range of internships and career placement opportunities, plus technical seminars and assistance with research and design projects. Many of our faculty collaborate with industry to advance common research goals, often leading to commercial applications.

We especially appreciate:

  • the generous corporate funding that supports our top research priorities and helps fund our outreach programs to K-12 students.
  • the industry leaders who share their knowledge and experience with our students as classroom lecturers and senior project mentors. (If you’re a mid-career Ph.D. who’d like to join them, please contact us.)
  • the many industry professionals who volunteer their time and expertise as members of our Dean’s Advisory Board and departmental advisory boards.
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2016 Design Day

Please join us for the SDSU College of Engineering's 2016 Design Day, taking place on Wed. May 4th 2016, from 1:30PM-3:30PM in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Center, Montezuma Hall. Our Senior Design students will be participating in over 50+ projects on interactive display! [Booklet]


Welcome New Faculty

The College of Engineering welcomes our five new outstanding faculty starting in Fall 2016.

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Engineering & Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex

The EIS Complex is a key piece in the drive to become a top-50 public research university. Not only will it enhance SDSU’s teaching and research capacities, it will also help attract the best and brightest research faculty and students. 

[EIS News]  

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SDSU Mechatronics Takes 1st

The SDSU Mechatronics Club took first place in the 18th annual Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) RoboSub Competition.

K-12 STEM Education at SDSU, the Project Lead the Way Program

San Diego State will be hosting over 240 teachers for Project Lead the Way, beginning June 14-July 25, 2015 - it's the largest class yet.

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Zahn Innovation Center

Apply to the $50K Zahn Challenge for SDSU students, faculty and staff with an idea for a commercial enterprise, social enterprise or project resulting in a social impact.

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