Faculty and Student Spotlight

Dr. Jessica Castillo Vardaro

Jessica Castillo Vardaro: Uplifting Latino/a Students

While Dr. Castillo Vardaro's research has shed light on the ways humans can affect their environment, it serves another purpose: to empower students to become scientists, especially those who might not otherwise have had the opportunity.

Craig Clements, director of the SJSU Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center, with a truck equipped for wildfire surveillance.

NSF Grant to Accelerate Wildfire Research at SJSU

Wildfire research at San José State University is about to move faster than ever before — and in partnership with key industry and government stakeholders — thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

A map created by SJSU graduate students presents data from San José’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services.

SJSU Students Use Data to Help Serve City's Most Vulnerable Communities

Saritha Podali, ’22 MS Data Analytics, and Fengling Zhou, ’22 MS Data Analytics are part of a new partnership with San José State and the City of San José. They played a key role in gathering, interpreting and presenting data that can help the city provide resources to those who need it most.