How do geologists measure seismicity and communicate earthquake risk to the communities that could one day be affected?
How do neurons transmit messages throughout the body? How are memories formed? Miri VanHoven’s neurogenetics lab at San Jose State explores big questions.
From engineers to medical doctors, four alumni reflect on how their SJSU experiences have helped them make an impact. Illustrations by Jon Chester.
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Mohamed Badawy founded SJSU’s Center of Power Electronic Converters.
The only team of its kind in the United States, Craig Clements’ Fire Weather Research Laboratory studies and decodes wildfire behavior to improve fire management and prevention.
Alumnus Marc Slattery researches how the chemistry of underwater organisms might inform drug development.
San Jose State embarks on an ambitious new plan to push the boundaries of science and innovation.
SJSU graduate students research stem cells through the SCILL program.
San Jose State professors, alumni and educators explore what it takes to prepare a teacher to adopt a STEM-focused approach to teaching and how credential programs can set educators up for success.
Chemistry Lecturer Melody Esfandiari, ’08 Chemistry, says “I put a lot of time and energy into my classes, and when I am connecting with students, that is the highest reward I can get.”
Associate Professor of Physics Ehsan Khatami explores superconductivity.
Here’s what Washington Square readers have to say.
Physics and Astronomy Professor Peter Beyersdorf’s research helped detect gravitational waves for the first time in 2015.
By breaking down the fundamental elements that make up bacteria, scientists can map out potential links to common health problems.
Ouverney’s year in the Amazon gave him a unique perspective as a microbiologist and a cultural ambassador
San Jose State’s community of dreamers and change-makers.
“I am using my training in physics to tackle and understand problems in the humanities.”
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Moss Landing Marine Labs.
Professor Tatiana Shubin is working to increase interest in mathematics among Navajo students.
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“I teach to bring out the best in all my students.”