News for April 2012

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Vote – and Cal Poly Engineers Without Borders May Win!
April 27, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Engineers Without Borders (EWB)-Cal Poly is vying with other chapters for enough online "popular votes" to win a $3,500 grant from Penetron International and EWB-USA for its sanitation project in India.


Cal Poly Delivers at National Green Energy Vehicle Design Competition
April 25, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Energizing a German postal service delivery bike with a shot of hydraulics, Cal Poly Engineering delivered the mail, so to speak, at the Chainless Challenge held April 11-12 in Irvine, California.


Engineering Professor Receives National Society's Teaching Award for 2012
April 25, 2012
SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Dr. Taufik, a professor in Cal Poly's Electrical Engineering Department, was presented with the American Society for Engineering Education Pacific Southwest Section's Outstanding Teaching Award for 2012 on April 20.


Facebook Likes Cal Poly Engineering
April 20, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Cal Poly Engineering students will meet the engineers behind one of the world's most influential companies as part of a special-invitation luncheon at Facebook's new headquarters in Menlo Park on May 4.


Cal Poly Hosts Prominent Engineering Education Conference
April 19, 2012
Cal Poly plays host to engineering educators from universities, community colleges and K-12 schools, as well as industry partners and graduate students at the 2012 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Pacific Southwest (PSW) Conference, April 19-21.


Cal Poly Students To Do “Extreme Makeover” of Homeless Site
April 17, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Known for its "extreme makeovers," the annual Cal Poly PolyHouse project has changed lives over the past eight years by renovating homes of local families dealing with issues related to disabilities.


Engineers Without Borders -Cal Poly Acts Locally
April 16, 2012
Engineers Without Borders (EWB)-Cal Poly has traveled to Thailand, Nicaragua and India to implement sustainable engineering projects and serve communities. Now the group is tackling a wide variety of service projects closer to home.


Forum Showcases Clean-Tech Roads, Fuels and Vehicles of the Future
April 16, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO - Clean technology in transportation will be the focus of the next Entrepreneurship Forum Event from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in the Performing Arts Center Pavilion at Cal Poly. 


Cal Poly’s “Lamina” Shines at Shell Eco-marathon Event
April 03, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO - The Cal Poly Supermileage Vehicle Team helped drive home just how fuel efficient vehicles can be when its entry took a top spot in the sixth annual Shell Eco-marathon Americas competition held March 29-April 1 in Houston, Texas.


Cal Poly Society of Women Engineers Rides Wave of Awards at Regional Conference in Hawaii
April 02, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO - Cal Poly Society of Engineers (SWE) caught a wave of awards at the SWE regional conference held Feb. 25 to March 3 in Honolulu.


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