News for October 2014

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Bob Thomson Appointed Visiting Industry Director of CubeSat Program
October 31, 2014

Cal Poly has named Bob Thomson (B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 1981), a 30-year veteran in unmanned vehicles and satellite development programs, as Visiting Industry Director of Cal Poly’s CubeSat program.


Society of Women Engineers Wins Outstanding Chapter Award — Again
October 27, 2014

The Cal Poly Society of Women Engineers (SWE) garnered the national Society of Women Engineers highest award for the fourth consecutive year and the 11th time since 2002.


Cal Poly AERO alumnus experiences life on Mars — or something like it
October 27, 2014

Cal Poly alumnus Tyler Hill (B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2012) is learning what it might be like to inhabit the moon or Mars in a terrestrial live-aboard module.


Engineers March On
October 22, 2014

With a roster of 222 students, this year’s Mustang Marching Band is the largest in university history — half of those band members, 111, are engineering students.


Dale Dolan Selected for New Interdisciplinary Faculty Program to Promote University Entrepreneurship
October 21, 2014

Dale Dolan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in the College of Engineering, is part of a new interdisciplinary faculty program to promote entrepreneurial learning across campus.


Cal Poly Engineering is Everywhere at Grace Hopper Conference
October 13, 2014

With 101 representatives, Cal Poly was everywhere at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, personifying the conference theme of “Everywhere. Everyone.” The annual event, recognized as the world’s largest gathering of women in technology, was held Oct. 8-10 in Phoenix. Of the 8,000 attendees from 67 countries, approximately 2,800 were students.


Four Cal Poly Engineering Faculty Members Recognized for Excellence
October 03, 2014

Cal Poly Engineering faculty members figured prominently among university faculty and staff members honored at Cal Poly’s Fall Conference held in September.


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