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Cal Poly SLO Partners with PPI to Offer Industrialized Construction Certificate Program

Oct 24, 2021


Register Now for Education and Certification in Industrialized Construction 

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Construction Management Department and California Center for Construction Education have teamed up with the Project Production Institute, a San Francisco-based policy group, to offer a certification program in modern construction management production concepts. 

Interdisciplinary Teams Capture Historical Win at Regional Competition

Jul 20, 2021



Cal Poly Interdisciplinary Student Teams Capture Historical Win at Regional Competition
 

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly students brought home 11 trophies from this year’s annual Associated Schools of Construction Region 6 and 7 Student Competition, breaking their historical record set just last year when they won 10 awards, including six first-place trophies.

Landscape Architecture Faculty Works on Cross-Disciplinary Data Science and Analytics Effort

Feb 1, 2021


Cal Poly Team with Landscape Architecture Faculty Member Working on Cross-Disciplinary Data Science and Analytics Effort

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A group of Cal Poly faculty from all six colleges is working to support collaborative data-driven, cross-disciplinary research and to expand on-campus educational opportunities in the areas of data science, data analytics and data literacy.

An interdisciplinary group of Cal Poly faculty and staff, partnered with industry and community members, have received support from the university to officially establish a unique institute to research wildfires and risk reduction strategies, tactical and technical firefighting practices and more resilient methods of building in fire-prone areas.

Cal Poly Strategic Research Initiative Funding Supports First-of-its-Kind Institute to Research Holistic Solutions to Prevent Destructive Wildfires

Jan 12, 2021


SAN LUIS OBISPO — An interdisciplinary group of Cal Poly faculty and staff, partnered with industry and community members, have received support from the university to officially establish a unique institute to research wildfires and risk reduction strategies, tactical and technical firefighting practices and more resilient methods of building in fire-prone areas.
 

Cal Poly Architecture Student Team Wins National 2020 Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition

Jan 12, 2021


The team of eight students edged groups from 28 universities in the U.S. and Canada to claim title and $2,000 prize

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A team of Cal Poly architecture students won the 2020 Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition, a national contest by the National Organization of Minority Architects.

Cal Poly Collaborative Seeks Pandemic Stories from Underrepresented Community Members

Nov 24, 2020


Friday, October 16, 2020

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A group of Cal Poly faculty and staff members have established the Central Coast Public Humanities Collaborative to support storytelling projects that cultivate greater understanding of communities on the Central Coast, especially from those whose voices have not been heard historically.

Five Cal Poly Architectural Engineering and Architecture Seniors Earn Honors at Steel Design National Competition

Nov 12, 2020


Students were singled out among some 900 counterparts from more than 50 universities in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Two teams of Cal Poly architectural engineering and architecture students earned honorable mentions in a national steel design competition sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

NSF Grant to Study Structural Behavior During Earthquakes

NSF Grant to Study Structural Behavior During Earthquakes

Aug 17, 2020


Cal Poly Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Better Understand Structural Behavior During Earthquakes

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly recently received a grant of $340,374 from the National Science Foundation to purchase equipment that will help students and faculty better understand how buildings respond during earthquakes.

The grant will fund the purchase of a unit consisting of two actuators with higher force and displacement capacities than was previously possible in Cal Poly’s laboratories, along with the hardware and software for automated control of the system.

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