Distinguished Lecture Series Continues with “Engineering for the Body: Reproducing Body Functions”
The College of Engineering held the first installment of its 2013/2014 Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series, “Engineering for the Body: Reproducing Body Functions,” on October 24, 2013 at The Pointe at the Walter Pyramid. Among the topics discussed were the technological needs and intellectual property protection issues related to new innovations in the areas of tissue engineering, cell modeling, and device development. The panel of experts included Fred Burbank of Salt Creek Medical, David Stout of Brown University, and Patrick Ikehara of Applied Medical, with Nick Sramek from the Port of Long Beach serving as the moderator.
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- The College of Engineering is ranked #1 in the nation for awarding bachelor's degrees to Native Americans (Diverse Issues in Higher Education, November 2012)
- The College of Engineering is ranked #22 in the nation for women in tenure-track positions and #17 in the nation for awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanic students (ASEE Profiles of Engineering and Engineering Technology Colleges 2012)
- College of Engineering Student Sabrina Rivera was one of three finalists selected to serve as the ASCE's "New Faces of Civil Engineering" representative due to her academic and extracurricular achievements and promise as a future leader in the civil engineering profession.
- Lifelong Learning for Engineers and Scientists in the Information Age, co-written by CSULB's Engineering Librarian Hema Ramachandran, was selected for the Best Publication Award 2013 by the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Education.
- CSULB is ranked #21 in the nation for advancing women in the STEM fields (The Online College Database 2013).