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Solar Energy Pioneer Brightens Lives at CSUN

September 13, 2023

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Terry Jester, a longtime leader in the field of solar energy, recently created scholarships for students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at her alma mater, California State University, Northridge. Read more

Meet the Dean: Houssam Toutanji, Ph.D., Engineering and Computer Science

August 29, 2023

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Curious to learn more about the visionary leadership shaping the College of Engineering and Computer Science? Discover a more personal side of Dean Houssam Toutanji as he opens up about his journey to CSUN, his role as the Dean, and how his experience leads his commitment to student success and equity.  Read more

Urban Jungle: Protecting and Studying Mountain Lions and Southern California’s Diverse Ecology

July 20, 2023

A mountain lion stands in front of a camera near a predator deterrent device in the Cleveland National Forest in Orange County. Photo courtesy of UC Davis Wildlife Health Center.

As a computer engineering student at CSUN, Nanas had originally designed and built this device to scare away mountain lions, the charismatic predators that can be devastating to livestock. But on a late August evening, his invention was perched on a post inside a perimeter, in a wooded area of the Santa Ana Mountains foothills, on a trial run to do the complete opposite: Could it attract the big cats? Read more

New Freshman Scholarship

December 18, 2020

The University Library

I am pleased to inform you that the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS), California State University, Northridge (CSUN) has new freshman scholarships for you. The scholarships offer financial and leadership opportunities to incoming undergraduate Students who apply for one of the following CECS majors: Read more

College of Engineering and Computer Science to Participate in NASA Autonomy Research Center STEAHM

December 4, 2019

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NASA has awarded California State University, Northridge a three-year, $3 million grant to establish a multidisciplinary research center at the university to study all aspects of Increasingly Autonomous (IA) systems. The grant will fund the creation of the NASA Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM (Science, Technology and engineering, Entrepreneurship, Arts, Humanities and Mathematics) at CSUN. Read more

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