Modern Times

When he earned his civil engineering degree from Cal Poly in 1982, Randell Iwasaki didn’t think he’d ever find himself planning infrastructure that would support autonomous vehicles. But today’s transportation planning entails much

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Compton to Google

Anthony D. Mays, whose unlikely path from Compton to Google was detailed in a popular Buzzfeed documentary, offered simple advice for African-American students who find themselves significantly outnumbered in class: “Just get used

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Not Just Pond Scum

A few years ago, the prospect of transforming algae into an alternative biofuel had numerous American companies seeing green – and not because of chlorophyll. But while investors have spent hundreds of millions

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PolySats Launch Down Under

Before it ever lifted off the planet, Cal Poly’s latest CubeSat had already traveled close to 7,000 miles. The PolySat team’s mini satellite – called ISX, or Ionospheric Scintillation explorer — was one of 10

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