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Chapman Engineering Invites Students to Experience the Industry with a Workplace Tour "It makes me a little more confident to go into the workforce,” - Trey Alexander (Computer Engineering '24, MS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science '25

March 25, 2024 by | Students

“What will it be like in the workplace?” is a common phrase heard within the Fowler School of Engineering’s Career Services Center as students explore their career options and visit our Manager of Career Services, Samuel Lee, for resources and support. While some students update their resumes or prepare for interviews, others are ready to

Swenson Family Lunch Connects Generations of Engineers

February 29, 2024 by | Students

Three Fowler School of Engineering (FSE) students joined Interim Dean Tom Piechota and his wife Colleen in early November for a special luncheon in their home with the Swenson family. In 2021, the Swenson family made a generous $5 million donation to the Fowler School of Engineering, creating a home for the next generation of

Empowerment in Action: Introducing Chapman University’s New and Improved Society of Women Engineers Chapter and Their Plans for the New Year “This initiation into the National Society of Women Engineers expands networking and career services for our students," - Nicole Wagner, Chapman SWE Advisor

February 8, 2024 by Kalin Richardson (Software Engineering '25) | Students

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a well-known organization worldwide. They strive to “empower women to achieve their full potential in careers as engineers and leaders; expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion.” The

Experiential Learning Takes Flight: Chapman Engineering Student Receives Full-Time Position with the World’s Largest Aerospace Company "Once I worked at Boeing, I could see the intersection and I just have a lot of appreciation for the classes that I have taken.” - Olivia Chilvers '24

December 11, 2023 by | Students

For those students who have dreamt of working in large-scale tech companies, Chapman Engineering prepares them by offering faculty with industry experience, experiential learning, and human-centered design courses. For computer science and integrated M.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science student Olivia Chilvers, her time at the Fowler School of Engineering (FSE) prepared her for a

Infusing the Importance of Design with Purpose in Curriculum: Hand-Made Halloween Costumes Make Engineering Accessible to Local Youth

November 9, 2023 by | Students

At the Fowler School of Engineering, we prepare students to solve real-world challenges using the skills they’ve learned in the classroom. In addition to teaching engineering concepts, faculty extend these lessons beyond the classroom to infuse the importance of community involvement and engagement in the engineering student experience. For example, our 3D printing course infuses

Game Development Students Bridge Disciplines to Craft Branching Narrative Video Game Chapman student and alum duo launch teaser for their upcoming motion capture, branching-narrative game, Project Vesperi

October 9, 2023 by Lauren Sieberg (Creative Writing & English, ‘25) | Students

Within the bustling halls of Fowler Engineering, even the simplest ideas for the future of technology can be transformed into life-changing, collaborative, fully-realized dreams—often through a spirit of innovation that connects all disciplines. For Trevor Gore (Screenwriting, ‘23) and Brandon Hill (Film Production, ‘24), their dream of creating an original video game is well on

2023-2024 Fowler School of Engineering Senator: Zuleyka Urieta ’26 We welcome our new Fowler Senator for the upcoming school year!

August 10, 2023 by | Students

Introducing Zuleyka Urieta, your Student Government Association Senator representing the Fowler School of Engineering for the 2023-2024 term! Born and raised in Anaheim, California, she’s a Chapman local through and through, pursuing a major in Software Engineering and a minor in Neuroscience.  Zuleyka is deeply invested in both the Fowler and Chapman community, despite commuting

A Legacy of Excellence: Commemorating Founding Dean Andrew Lyon’s Foundational Impact on Engineering at Chapman Honoring Dr. L. Andrew Lyon’s trailblazing deanships and next steps as full-time faculty

July 31, 2023 by Lauren Sieberg (Creative Writing & English ‘25) | Students

As we celebrate the Fowler School of Engineering’s (FSE) growth and success over time, it is vital to reflect upon the enduring impact of one integral figure within its history: Founding Dean Dr. L. Andrew Lyon. From the beginning of Dr. Lyon’s deanship, his determination and vision have transformed Fowler into a space that places

Chapman oSTEM Chapter Fosters Empowerment and Inclusion for LGBTQ+ Engineers Celebrating intersectional voices within STEM throughout and beyond Pride Month

June 23, 2023 by Lauren Sieberg (Creative Writing & English, ‘25) | Students

For many members of the Fowler School of Engineering (FSE) community, Pride Month represents a time to honor and pursue growing opportunities for LGBTQ+ people in STEM. Within academic institutions like Chapman, fostering inclusivity and supporting diverse identities begins not only in the classroom, but among the many student organizations open to engineering students—including Chapman’s

Chapman’s Computer Science Club Wins UC Irvine Hackathon Award Hack at UCI Award marks third hackathon category win for Chapman’s Computer Science Club.

March 29, 2023 by Owen Agbayani (English ‘25) | Students

Chapman University’s Computer Science Club (CS Club) competed in the University of California, Irvine’s annual hackathon, Hack at UCI from February 11th to 12th, 2023. The hackathon was an intensive, 36-hour coding competition between 49 teams, each from different universities across Orange County. “Best Real Estate Related Hack,” a category sponsored by CoStar Group, marked

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