Jacobs School of Engineering Undergraduate News


2005 News Releases

Students Engineer a Digital Solution for Senior Care Provider

Students Engineer a Digital Solution for Senior Care Provider

December 16, 2005

A  team of UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering students has designed a system that is enabling nurses at St. Paul’s Senior Homes & Services to manage patient information via an easy-to-use computer interface. Full Story


Computer Science and Engineering Chair Brings Spirit of Aloha to UCSD Freshmen

Computer Science and Engineering Chair Brings Spirit of Aloha to UCSD Freshmen

December 15, 2005

Computer Science and Engineering chair Keith Marzullo recently finished teaching a unique interdisciplinary course -- how to play the ukulele. Full Story


3rd Annual Invention to Venture Workshop Now Streaming On-Demand

November 29, 2005

UCSD faculty and students participated in a national workshop aimed at grooming university entrepreneurs; most of the talks and panel discussions are now available for on-demand viewing over the Internet. Full Story


Intel Helps UCSD Teach Students About Wireless, Multimedia Embedded Systems

Intel Helps UCSD Teach Students About Wireless, Multimedia Embedded Systems

August 26, 2005

Intel has donated more than $193,000 worth of advanced developer kits to the Computer Science and Engineering department, to be used by graduate and undergraduate courses in embedded systems. Full Story


UCSD Named 'Hottest for Science' by Newsweek Guide

August 16, 2005

 August 16, 2005--The University of California, San Diego, long regarded as one of the nation’s premier research universities, has been named the “hottest” institution in the country for students to study science by Newsweek and the 2006 Kaplan/Newsweek College Guide. Full Story


COSMOS Experience Ends on a High Note for High School Students at UCSD

COSMOS Experience Ends on a High Note for High School Students at UCSD

August 9, 2005

The 83 students participating in the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) program left the UCSD campus over the weekend, after showcasing their work for industry and family members at a Student Research Expo. In 2005 UCSD became the fourth UC campus after Irvine, Davis and Santa Cruz to host the COSMOS program. Full Story


Intense Math and Science Experience for High School Students Opens at UCSD

Intense Math and Science Experience for High School Students Opens at UCSD

July 8, 2005

Eighty-six of California’s most talented and motivated high school students begin an intensive four-week math and science summer academic experience at UCSD. The students will study everything from earthquakes to molecular biology, and much more while participating in the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS). Full Story


Starting Salaries Offered to UCSD Engineering Graduates Rise to $51,000-to-$55,000 Range

Starting Salaries Offered to UCSD Engineering Graduates Rise to $51,000-to-$55,000 Range

June 21, 2005

UCSD engineering students graduating this spring with baccalaureate degrees are receiving significantly higher starting salaries than their peers garnered last year. An annual survey by the Jacobs School of Engineering of its seniors found that the median starting salary this year for those joining the workforce will be in the $51,000-to-$55,000 range. Full Story


UCSD Undergraduates Selected to Research Cyberinfrastructure at Pacific Rim Universities

UCSD Undergraduates Selected to Research Cyberinfrastructure at Pacific Rim Universities

June 17, 2005

Thirteen students from the Jacobs School will leave next week for research institutions in Japan, Taiwan, China and Australia as part of the PRIME program to give the undergraduates summer-long research experiences in global cyber infrastructure-related fields. Full Story