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College of Engineering and Computer Science

College Industry Advisory Board Members


Back row, from left, Carole Morton, Chris Erickson, Gary Wagner, Dutch Schultz, Mickey Brown, Peggy Nelson, Felix Rabinovich, Neal Goborno, Mike Gross, Barry Goldstein, Vaughn Cable, and Milad Girgis; front row from left, Marilee Wheaton, Charles Volk, and Perry Solomon

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Unmanned Aerial Systems Competition


From left, students Nadine Menjuga, David Penniman, Ruben Cuellar, Scott Schultz (team lead), James Zimmerman, Hakim Bachmid, Ulysses Marquez, Pipat Jetawatana, and Andres Chavez

The CSUN entry in this year Unmanned Aerial Systems Competition really took flight, placing third overall against 35 other entrants. Like the IGV, the UAS competition is sponsored by AUVSI.[Read More…]

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Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition


Above, front row from left: Harry Tamayo, Zi Teng, Sevana Avanessian, Ya Li, Paul Wang, Edder Rivera, Jerry Lane, (IGV lead judge), Ka C Cheok (IGV lead ludge). Back row from left: Prof. C.T. Lin, Harout Markarian, Amiel Hartman, Alfie Gil, Andrew Sudono, Robert Breyer, Benjamin Mashian, Raffi Dersarkissian, Sultan Alkeebali, Alex Anikstein (team project manager)

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Steel Bridge


Standing from left: Nargiss Majrooh, Christine Josties-Heinrich, Jay Pastor, Dr. Nazaret Dermendjian, Tony Coscia, David Van Vokinburg, Andy Hawgood, Jerry Perser, Prof. Thang Le, Sal Ramirez, Jay Youn (captain), Henry Andrino. Sitting from left, Joe Castogna, Eric Sotto, Lester Geronga, Kurt Van Volkinburg, Ivan Mendez

It looks like a giant red erector set, but weighs about 120 pounds and is actually a scaled bridge. It placed third in the regional Steel Bridge competition in April, sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers and held at Cal Poly Pomona. That ranking was enough to guarantee CSUN’s team a slot at the international competition at Clemson University in South Carolina, held May 25 and 26. [Read More…]

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