News for November 2013

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Mechanical Engineering Design Expo Featured in Business Times
November 26, 2013

Products as diverse as an in-bottle wine aerator, a Spider-Man-like robot that can climb walls and a peach pit detector are among the  Cal Poly mechanical engineering projects featured in the current issue of Pacific Coast Business Times. The regional business journal covered the Design Expo held Nov. 25 on campus. The event showcased more than 30 real-world projects designed by graduating students in partnership with industry sponsors. For the full story go to

Cal Poly Announces Online Graduate Certificate for Engineering Professionals
November 26, 2013

Cal Poly’s College of Engineering announced the establishment of the Systems Integration Engineering (SIE) program, a new online graduate program designed for working engineers aspiring to take on additional technical responsibility and leadership.

Cal Poly Student-Designed Hybrid Rocket Reviewed by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
November 25, 2013

Cal Poly engineering students have conducted a successful preliminary design review of a hybrid rocket with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, the project sponsor.

Cal Poly Design Expo Showcases Mechanical Engineering Projects Nov. 21
November 19, 2013

Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing approach to real-world challenges and opportunities will be on display at the Cal Poly Mechanical Engineering Design Expo.The event will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, 4-7 p.m. at the Advanced Techologies Laboratories (Bldg. 7) in the Engineering Plaza.

Tree Identification App for iPhones Branches Out to Include Androids
November 17, 2013

If you've ever wondered, "What tree is that?" the answer is now, "There's an app for that."

Cal Poly’s Amateur Radio Initiative Channels Record Numbers of Electrical Engineering Freshmen
November 07, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Amateur radio is alive and well at Cal Poly, where almost 500 students and community members have earned their FCC technician class licenses over the past four years.

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