Introduction to Printed Circuit Board Design Workshop @ ENGR 292 (Next to SCE Club Room)
Oct 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

MFrey_LN3914N_AD-ConverterIn this workshop, students will learn how to design two layer boards using DipTrace. We will be going over how to design a schematic, layout it out on a board, validate the PCB, and get it manufactured.
In this workshop we will be designing a PWM duty cycle to LED Bargraph display board similar to the one featured to the right.

Please install DipTrace before the workshop begins.
The program can be found here:

The Instructor
President of SJSU Robotics and executive advisor of SCE. Been designing PCBs for 3 years for the robotics team.

Time and Place
Location: ENGR 292 (Next to SCE Club Room)
Time: Thursday October 20, 2016 at 4:30pm-5:30pm

There will only be 18 spots available.
Reserve your spot here:

Intro to Linux @ ENGR 292
Nov 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm


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Introduction to Arduino Workshop @ ENGR 292
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Intro ArduinoThis workshop is for complete beginners to Arduino. David Cruz will guide you while you get to create your very first Arduino project. All parts and components needed will be provided at the workshop.

About the Facilitator
David Cruz is a Mechanical Engineer at SJSU with a heavy focus on mechatronics.  Fiddles a lot with Arduino, raspberryPi, 3D printing and has built many small robotics projects.

Time and Location
There will be 2 sections offered. Both are offered on Thursday November 17, 2016.
Section 1: 3pm-4pm
Section 2: 4:30-5:30

SCE members – $5
Non SCE members – $ 10
Price include Arduino Board, connecting cable, and components needed for the project covered in workshop.
Payment will be accepted at sign-in together with the handout of the kit.

Sign up
Each section has a limit of 19 people. The first 19 signed up for each section will get in.
At-the-door signups may be accepted given space is available.
Please signup through the following form:

Intro to Arduino @ ENGR 292
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Arduino Spring 2017

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SCE is starting out with their workshops once again. We will be starting this semester by holding an Intro to Arduino Workshop! Please come out and learn new skills with our officers!

The workshop will be held on Monday, February 13th in ENGR 292 at the Engineering Building at 3:00PM.

You don’t have to be a member to sign up. Please apply in our sign up form below. The arduinos will be distributed at the beginning of the workshop.


  • $5 for members
  • $10 for nonmembers

Here is the Signup Sheet

Hope to see everyone there!

If you have any questions or concerns, Please Contact:

Hardware Hacking Station Workshop @ ENGR 294
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

IMG_3069This workshop is for beginners who wish to dive into hardware hacking. Ryan Lucus will guide you while you get some hands-on experience hacking hardware. All parts and components needed will be provided at the station.

Time and Location
Date: February 27, 2017
Time: 2PM
Location: ENGR 294 (SCE Club Room)

The workshop is FREE for all members and nonmembers.

Sign up
Please signup through the following form:

This event is open to all (i.e non-members are also welcome to this event)

PCB Workshop @ ENGR 292
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

From evening SCE! Just a heads up we will be holding an intro to PCB workshop next week. The PCB workshop will introduce the basics of PCB design, manufacturing, and component sourcing. We will be going through the basics of how to use DipTrace, how to manufacture your PCB using Bay Area Circuits or Osh Park, as well as how to find components using mouser and digikey.

The workshop will be run by Khalil Estell who is the executive advisor of the Software and Computer Engineering Society. Please come by and learn more about him at the workshop. Hope to see everyone there!

Date: March 16, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: ENGR 292

Sign Up
If you’re interested in this workshop, please sign up through the link below. Thank you!

Git Workshop @ ENGR 292
Mar 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm


This workshop is for beginners who wish to learn the ins and outs of Git and how to use it in your programming workflow is a version control system (VCS) for tracking changes in computer files and coordinating work on those files among multiple people. It is primarily used for software development, but it can be used to keep track of changes in any files.

Facilitator, Matthew Boyd, will be guiding you how to use Git and how to work with Github in your programming career. Please come out and see what this workshop has to offer.

Date: March 10, 2017
Time: 4:00PM
Location: ENGR 292

The workshop is FREE for all members and nonmembers.

Sign Up
Please signup through the following form:

This event is open to all (i.e non-members are also welcome to this event)

Scripting Workshop by Kai Wetlesen @ ENGR 292
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm

iMen1About the Facilitator: Kai Wetlesen is a fourth year SJSU student studying computer engineering who has worked with IBM as part of their Research Integrated Solutions team. His passion for computer engineering has led him to follow the path of embedded systems. Please come by and hear more of his story.

In this workshop, we will cover how to write basic shell scripts in the POSIX environment. You will some simple scripting concepts including variables, conditionals, for/while looping, filtering, and stream editing. You will also learn the fundamentals of functions and how they work.

With this foundation, we will then examine and work through a case study to write your first script. For those who wish to read ahead, we will be using bash which is installed on virtually every Unix-like computer system out there.


  • Intermediate computer programming skills. A working knowledge of C, C++, or Java is preferred.
  • A Linux or Unix-based computer system.
  • Working knowledge of the command line. This is not an introductory course!

Note for Windows users**: Access to a shared system can be provided upon request, please contact facilitator at least three days in advance.

Date: Monday, April 17
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: ENGR 292

Please use the following link to signup

Advanced Arduino – RFID @ ENGR 292
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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SCE is holding an Advanced to Arduino using RFID Workshop! Please come out and advanced your arduino skills with our officers!


  1. Laptop running Linux or Windows (if you’re buying the UNO from us) or MAC OS (if you’re bringing your own UNO)
  2. Arduino UNO and programming cable (Will be provided in person)
  3. Arduino IDE pre-installed from
  4. Power adapter for laptop

Time and Location:
Date:Monday, May 1st
Time: 3PM
Location: ENGR 292
Fee: $5 Members | $10 Non-Members

You don’t have to be a member to sign up. Please apply in our sign up sheet form below. The arduinos and RFID Chips will be distributed on the day of the workshop. Hope to see everyone there!

If you have any questions or concerns, Please Contact: (

Mobile Development Workshop lead by Aris Koumis @ SC 1B
Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

mobileappdev20147Hey SCE!

Get ready for our most anticipated workshop of the semester! We will teach the fundamentals and skills you need to create and develop your very own mobile application! In this workshop we will teach you Mobile App Development using React Native.


Attendees should know the following:
Required: Javascript/Basic Web Development
Recommended: React.js

Attendees need to have the following working on their computer before the event:
Expo –


Instructions here:

Windows/Linux Users: Download the Android Emulator (on the instruction page)
Mac: Download the iOS Emulator (on the instruction page)

Date and Location:

Duration: 2 Hours
Date: September 7, 2017
Time: 4 – 6 pm
Location: SU 1B

Follow the Link to sign up: