Calling all CubeSats

Under spring clouds billowing over the roof of the Advanced Technologies Lab, a multidisciplinary team of Cal Poly Engineering students spent quarter break working on adjusting two CubeSat tracking antennas that monitor

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Taking on the Challenge

Operation Surf founder Van Curaza had requested students help design such a prosthetic at the beginning of the fall quarter, saying existing ones were too rigid for surfing. His challenge was issued

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Professor with students

A Good Fellow

An advocate of evidence-based teaching practices whose classic dynamics textbook is used by students nationwide, Brian Self was recently named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The ASEE,

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Follow the Challenge

Knowing that veterans with amputated legs have difficulty maneuvering on a surfboard, Van Curaza presented students a unique challenge this quarter: Create a prosthetic leg designed specifically for surfing. Curaza, who founded Operation

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Man in front of ocean

Arctic Exploration

Traveling through the North Atlantic, the captain of research vessel Neil Armstrong had to repeatedly navigate around harsh weather that would entail winds near 60 mph and 24-foot swells. But those stormy seas, EJ

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