News for April 2014

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Cal Poly Team’s Solar Panels Win Second Place at International Competition
April 30, 2014

An innovative approach to solar panels won Cal Poly’s environmental engineering team second place at the International Environmental Design (IEE) Contest held in April at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, N.M.


Tricia Compas-Markman Honored as a Mother of Invention
April 25, 2014

Cal Poly civil and environmental engineering alumna Tricia Compas-Markman has been honored with a Mother of Invention Award by Toyota for addressing one of the most-pressing issues of disaster relief — getting clean water to victims.

She and two other recipients were presented the award at the fifth annual Women in the World Summit held at New York’s Lincoln Center April 3-5.


Cal Poly Team Showcases Alternative Flame Retardant at Innovators Conference
April 24, 2014

Two Cal Poly students showcased their burning idea for an alternative flame retardant at last month’s National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) in Silicon Valley.


Cal Poly Civil Engineering Senior Takes Part in Clinton Global Initiative University
April 18, 2014

Cal Poly civil engineering senior Chao Yang participated in the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), where college students worked to turn ideas into actions.


A multidisciplinary team of Cal Poly engineering students won the western regional UAV competition.
April 10, 2014

A multidisciplinary team of Cal Poly engineering students won the western regional UAV competition.


Cal Poly Society of Civil Engineers Wins Distinguished Chapter Award
April 09, 2014

Cal Poly’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter has been awarded the 2014 Distinguished Chapter Award for Region 9 and was named a Robert Ridgway Award Finalist.


Cal Poly Concrete Canoe Team Takes First at Regional Competition
April 08, 2014

The Cal Poly Concrete Canoe Team swept the concrete canoe competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pacific South West Regional Conference held April 2-5 at San Diego State University.


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