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Engineering With a Mission

Engineering With a Mission

By Monique Beeler

Illustration by Sean McCabe
Engineering With a Mission has been the motto of the School of Engineering for the past decade.

It reflects the vigor and heart that Godfrey Mungal, who finished his tenure this summer, brought as dean. Example: We need more women in STEM fields. SCU boasts the third-highest percentage in the country of female engineering faculty. Great things are to come. First, a look back.

50% Growth in enrollment in the School of Engineering 2006-16

110,000 Pounds of force can be exerted to determine strength of concrete, steel, and bamboo in the Structural and Strength of Material Lab.

77 Kelvin (or the equivalent of -321 degrees Fahrenheit) is the temperature of liquid nitrogen at which cell and tissue samples are stored in bionengineering's Tissue Engineering Lab.

24 of 80 Senior design projects with a humanitarian focus in 2016-17. They assisted nonprofits and social enterprises from San Jose to Nepal.

$7 million+ Support for projects and research from collaborators including NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, other agencies, and corporate sponsors

1st place in California's first Tiny House Competition. Plus three houses in the International Solar Decathlon.

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