Space Center Achievements






  • SPACE Center Half Scale Prototype Flight Test
    April 2011

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      • Distinguished Alumni Award  

      • Dr. Chivey Wu will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, 2008 from the department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

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    As Seen on ABC (Aug. 25, 2006)

      • 93 Journal Articles and Conference Papers


      • Over 250 Faculty/Student Technical Presentations


      • Student Internships


        • NASA Centers (Dryden, Ames, Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

        • Aerospace Corporation

        • Northrop Grumman Corporation

        • Boeing Corporation

        • Southern California Edison

        • Honeywell Corporation

        • Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Corporation

        • Cornell University

        • Johns Hopkins University

        • HENAAC Viva Technology

    • Student Awards


      • Design/Thesis Competitions


      • Sara Esparza -1st place and Alex Alegre - 2nd place CSULA Research

        Symposium (Engineering)  March 2009 

      • Guinness World Record – Longest Point-and-Return Flight Distance

      • 1st Place NASA Ames Titan Design Competition

      •  Danny Covarrubias -1st and Alex Alegre - 2nd Place CSULA Research

        Symposium (Engineering) March 2008

      • 2nd Place IEEE Region 6 Southern Area Student Paper Competition


      • Scholarships


        • National Science Foundation (NSF), California Space Grant Consortium, Eisenhower Fellowship, HENAC, Pepsi Co., Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP), NACME, Boeing Corporation, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)


      • Honors


        • Tau Beta Pi (CSULA Student Chapter: President, Vice President, Webmaster)

        • Pi Tau Sigma (CSULA Student Chapter: President)

        • Eta Kappa Nu (CSULA Chapter: Webmaster)

        • Society of Women Engineers (CSULA Student Chapter: President, Webmaster)

        • IEEE (CSULA Student Chapter: President, Secretary)

        • SHESS (CSULA Student Chapter: Vice President)

        • Monster Diversity Leadership Program