Engineering News

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Let's Build a Moonbase

An aerospace engineering student team proposed a thorough plan to establish a base on the Moon, and won first place at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 2019-20 Space Systems Design Competition.

Published August 31, 2020

Two middle school girls working on a project.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Named a National 2020 Inspiring Program

“The best part is hearing the students say, ‘I didn’t know this was engineering’ or ‘I didn’t know I could do this or make this.’ It’s their excitement.”

Published August 17, 2020

Building 17 at Cal Poly Pomona.

College of Engineering Zoom Backgrounds

Get ready for the upcoming fall semester with Zoom backgrounds of your college. 

Published August 5, 2020

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Engineering Staff Serves Students, Overcomes Challenges

The pandemic challenged the college's staff. Together, they overcame them.

Published July 1, 2020

An engineering student working with liquid nitrogen. Nitrogen is written on a metal tank.

CPP to receive $2.5 Million for Aerospace Projects

Cal Poly Pomona will receive $2.5 million to fuel its Liquid Rocket Lab and boost future STEM student recruitment as part of an Education Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). 

Published June 25, 2020

A presentation by three engineering students. A PowerPoint they're using has the title proposed culvert location.

Engineering Study Details Survival Blueprint for Mountain Lions

"The Cal Poly Pomona study was a big step. People have always been asking, 'Where do you put a crossing?' Now we know that it's clearly buildable."

Published June 22, 2020

Kellogg Honors College students Lauren Sinks, left, and Cesar Valdovinos, bottom right, and engineering student Matthew Jacobson, top right

Adaptation: Learning How to Learn in a Virtual World

When the coronavirus pandemic prompted statewide stay-at-home orders, Cal Poly Pomona quickly shifted to remote and virtual learning. 

Published June 17, 2020

A tutoring session led by Joshua Ovalle, MEP tutor.

Maximizing Engineering Potential's Adaptations to the New Normal

"Can't do much about the situation, but we're doing the same things we were doing before but just in a virtual environment. More or less business as usual for us."

Published June 12, 2020

2020 graduate Kimberly Gottula

It All Adds Up: Games, Math, Coding Inspire Engineering Grad

When Kimberly Gottula was growing up in Placentia, her mother made sure that books and math-oriented board games were always at the ready. 

Published June 4, 2020

An engineering alumni with plastic faceshields.

College of Engineering Volunteers Step Up

As the novel coronavirus continues to prove to be a once-in-a-century pathogen, students and faculty from the College of Engineering have taken up voluntary efforts to do what they can to protect and prepare healthcare workers and services. 

Published May 18, 2020

Engineering Professor Rajan Chandra who was at Cal Poly Pomona for 35 years.

In Memoriam: Rajan Chandra

Rajan Chandra, an electrical and computer engineering professor, died on March 23. Chandra called Cal Poly Pomona home for 35 years. 

Published April 22, 2020

An engineering faculty member teaching his engineering class remotely via Zoom.

Resilient and Adaptive During Pandemic

Engineering faculty and students at Cal Poly Pomona transition quickly to the new normal of remote or virtual instruction. 

Published March 31, 2020

Jack O'Neil pictured with wife Mary, taught at Cal Poly Pomona.

In Memoriam: John "Jack" O'Neil

John "Jack O'Neil, a longtime engineering professor who opened his home for nearly three decades to engineering students for a Thanksgiving meal and funded scholarships after retiring, died Feb. 12 after a long illness. 

Published February 17, 2020

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