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CSUN Mechanical Engineering Students Win Top Honors at International Competition

CSUN Today: CSUN’s Scorpion mobile robot tied for second overall out of 52 entries at the 21st annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition held June 7-10 in Rochester, Mich. The student team won first place in the Auto-Nav Challenge Competition.

“Students worked for nine months on the project,” said Mechanical Engineering professor C.T. Lin, the team’s faculty adviser. “They worked as a team, learned about real-world engineering, improved on their presentation and writing skills, and won the international competition,” “This project experience has really prepared them for their future engineering jobs. Winning is fun, but learning is lifelong.”


Cal State Northridge Engineering Professors, Students to Receive Awards.

CSUN Today: (February18th, 2013) California State University, Northridge’s College of Engineering and Computer Science faculty and students are being recognized this week by the Engineers Council for their contributions to the fields of engineering and computer science.


CSUN Engineering Professor Recognized for Helping to Change Higher Education in Vietnam.

CSUN Today: (November 13th, 2012) When Nhut Ho, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at California State University, Northridge, traveled to Vietnam in the spring of 2008 as a Fulbright Scholar, he thought he would be spending the semester helping determine ways to increase the effectiveness of teaching university undergraduates studying engineering, computer science and physics.


S.K. Ramesh, Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, explains the vital role engineers play in improving the quality of life for people around the world.

Think CSUN: (October 8th, 2012)  WATCH VIDEO


CSUN Intelligent Ground Vehicles Take World Championship

CSUN News Room: (NORTHRIDGE, CA., July 17, 2012) California State University, Northridge senior Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering students’ hard work paid off last month, when not one but two of their robots took two of the top three spots at an international competition.



CSUN Mechanical Engineering Professor Explores Topics that Advance Scholarship

CSUN News Room: (NORTHRIDGE, CA., May 1st, 2012) ―  Mechanical Engineering Professor, Dr. George Youssef will study the causal transfer function of biomechanics and muscle forces of human walking.



CSUN College of Engineering Shows off Senior Design Projects

CSUN News Room: (NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Apr. 17th, 2012) ― Homes and bridges designed to better withstand earthquakes; a variety of race cars; interactive games that can be downloaded as apps onto your cell phone; and an air plane that can fly itself. 



The Science Channel Features CSUN Intelligent Ground Vehicle "Red RAVEN"

CSUN News Video : (NORTHRIDGE, CA., March 14, 2012) Mechanical Engineering Professor C.T. Lin appears in a segment on the Science Channel's program "Prophets of Science Fiction." Lin explains the project that he led with his team of CSUN students called the "Red RAVEN" (Robotic Autonomous Vehicle Engineered at Northridge) and its implications for future technological advancements in transportation.



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