SJSU Hosts Inaugural Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6

San Jose State University is hosting its inaugural Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 4-6. Parents and families are invited to show their Spartan Spirit at a football game, attend a mini lecture series, learn how to help their students succeed at SJSU and enjoy plenty of time with their students.To learn or to register, visit: go.sjsu.edu/PFW19

National Engineers Week: Fuel of the Future

San Jose State University Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Mohamed Badawy is the director of the Center of Power Electronic Converters (CPEC), where students learn about and research how to better power electronics from cars electric vehicles to cell phones to solar cells.

National Engineer Weeks: Inspiring Women Innovators

Each year the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering draws a powerhouse lineup of technology leaders to inspire an up and coming generation of engineers at its Silicon Valley Women in Engineering Conference. This year, the sold-out event will be on March 16 with a full-day of speakers, workshops and networking.

National Engineers Week: Engineers in Action

CommUniverCity’s Engineering in Action program is looking to increase the number of traditionally underrepresented students pursuing STEM degrees. Through the program, K-12 students participate in hands-on workshops to learn fundamental engineering concepts ranging from propulsion to product design. SJSU engineering students design and deliver lessons with an emphasis on presenting material that is fun and accessible. Last year workshops were coordinated at more than a dozen elementary and after school centers in central San Jose and at San Jose High School.

National Engineers Week: SJSU Teaches Top Tech Trends

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering Professor Ahmed Banafa, who was recently ranked by LinkedIn as the number one voice to follow in technology, has identified four hot tech trends for 2019. For anyone who uses a fitness tracker, smart phone, email or other applications, asks Alexa or Google Home what the weather will be like today, or accesses public records, these hot trends have potential to impact all these devices and technologies.