Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: We emphasize critical thinking and problem solving skills, integrating active and immersive learning experiences.
Success Stories
Laszlo Adrasi with model of a Mars habitat

Life on the Red Planet

Architecture and civil engineering students design living quarters that could travel 34 million miles to Mars and unfold into a functional habitat for astronauts.

Video: Building a Habitat for Mars 

Food for Thought

Nutrition and food science students design and develop innovative food products intended for supermarket shelves. It’s a task that draws upon students’ previous coursework in biology, chemistry, food safety, nutrition and food process engineering.

Video: New Ideas for Supermarket Shelves 

Student tests food colors
Liquid Rocket Fuel team

Dreams Ignite

An intrepid group of Cal Poly Pomona students and faculty has embarked on an ambitious journey to develop liquid-fueled rockets with the goal of being the first university to launch a rocket into space.

Video: Liquid Rocket Lab at CPP