News for May 2015

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Civil Engineering Student Chapter Wins National Award
May 29, 2015

The Cal Poly Society of Civil Engineers (SCE), the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers, is the recipient of the prestigious Robert Ridgway Award, which recognizes the single most outstanding chapter out of 323 student groups in 16 countries. The award was presented May 20.


Cal Poly Steel Bridge Team Finishes Second at National Competition
May 25, 2015

In its highest finish ever, Cal Poly placed second overall at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) National Student Steel Bridge Competition at the Kansas City Convention Center on May 23.


Engineering Ingenuity Gets Boost in Accelerator Program for Startups
May 21, 2015

Engineering ingenuity figures prominently in this year’s SLO HotHouse Summer Accelerator program. The intense 13-week program, offered through Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE), is aimed at helping new ventures succeed.


Cal Poly Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge Teams Take First at Regional Competition
May 19, 2015

Cal Poly placed first overall at the annual Pacific Southwest Regional Conference held April 2-5 at the University of Arizona-Tucson. 


Cal Poly Biomedical Engineering Students Win CSU Research Award
May 15, 2015

Cal Poly biomedical engineering graduate student Kevin Campbell (South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) and Kristina Bishard (Arvada, Colo.), a senior, won first place in the category of health, nutrition and clinical sciences at the 2015 California State University (CSU) Research Competition held May 1-2 at CSU San Bernardino. Their project focused on the use of a dairy protein to protect against UV-induced damage in human skin cells.


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