SJSU Research Week, April 15-20, in text with calendar items as seen in accessible cards below

Where Public-Impact Research Meets Real-World Solutions

Join us at our second annual Research Week as we explore RSCA Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity across campus and disciplines.

SpartUp Showcase '23

Innovation Showcase

Monday, April 15, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Location: Paseo de Cesar Chavez

The Innovation Showcase features SpartUp Incubator’s top startups sharing their products, services, and technologies. Faculty and student inventions and prototypes will be on view. Come see what these innovative Spartaneurs are creating and learn how SpartUp can help you launch your entrepreneurial journey! 

No RSVP necessary.

Natalie and James Thompson Gallery

Guided Art Tour with Alena Sauzade

Monday, April 15, 2024 from Noon to 1 p.m. | Location: Natalie and James Thompson Gallery

Take a guided art tour with the Art Gallery Director and Collections Manager Alena Sauzade. Alena will share information on current faculty and student exhibitions. Learn more about the amazing creative work of the SJSU community.

RSVP by April 10, 2024 for the Guided Art Tour.

Can't make it? Tour the Natalie and James Thompson Gallery and Student Art Galleries during their open hours.

Chemical Engineering Lab Students

2024 Engineering Showcase and Celebration

Monday, April 15, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Location: Student Union Ballroom

Join the College of Engineering to celebrate student innovation, research and design. View student presentations, network with the next generation of engineers and other Silicon Valley professionals, and learn how industry support can lead to extraordinary possibilities.

RSVP by April 8, 2024

Student presenting a poster

Student RSCA Forum with HonorsX

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm. | Location: Student Union Meeting Room 3A and via Livestream

HonorsX students will present their research work with a panel-style Q&A after! Light snacks and beverages will be provided. The theme for this year is “Who are we 2030? Envisioning sustainable societies.” Representatives from each interdisciplinary student group will share their research in five short presentations. 

RSVP by April 14, 2024

Grad Slam 2024

Grad Slam

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Location: Hammer Theatre

Hosted by the College of Graduate Studies, the SJSU Grad Slam is an exciting and fast-paced event where graduate students present their research in 3 minutes and with one slide, to a non-specialist audience. Ten finalists will compete in front of a live audience and a panel of judges.

For information about our 2024 Grad Slam cohort or to register for the livestream, please see our event website.

CoSS Student Research Symposium

College of Social Sciences Student Research Symposium

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Location: Student Union Meeting Room 2A

Explore captivating student research projects in the College of Social Sciences! Students will present research representing diverse disciplines, varying research methods, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

RSVP preferred, but drop-ins welcome!

Author Natalie Baszile

SJSU Author & Artist Celebration with Special Recognition for Inventors

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Location: Room 225, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 

A celebration to honor faculty and staff who have published a book, exhibited a significant work of art or submitted a patent application in 2023. Enjoy refreshments while hearing from a distinguished speaker lineup in honoring the diversity of scholarship of our impressive faculty and staff. This event will be livestreamed.

RSVP here. For more information about the event or previous honorees, please visit the website.

Earth Day

Earth Day Resource Fair

Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Location: Tower Lawn

The Environmental Resource Center is thrilled to announce our annual Earth Day celebration. We're turning up the heat on plastic pollution with the theme “Planet vs. Plastics!”  Food, info on internships, and highlights of faculty and Bay Area organizations' environmental research activities will be available. All SJSU students, faculty, and staff are welcome.

No RSVP necessary.

People sitting at Celebration of Research 2022

Celebration of Research

Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Location: Student Union Ballroom

Celebrate the amazing research, scholarship, and creative activity that takes place at SJSU! The Early Career Investigator Award winners and the Industry-Sponsored Research Award winner will be honored, and students will present over 80 posters characterizing inspiring and groundbreaking work.

See past recipients and RSVP.

Three people looking at a computer

Artificial Intelligence Futures Forum

Friday, April 19, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. | Location: San José State University Student Union Theater

Join us for an enlightening forum on artificial intelligence (AI) futures. The first hour will feature SJSU faculty efforts in developing, researching, applying, and assessing AI. President Teniente-Matson will then moderate a keynote panel with industry leaders: Smita Hashim, Chief Product Officer at Zoom; 
Dr. Raman Achutharaman, Group Vice President of the Joint Operations Leadership Team at Applied Materials; and Ahmad Thomas, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. This event will prove to be engaging and lively! 

RSVP is now closed

Walter Adams in ISB Lab with Students

19th Annual College of Science Student Research Day

Friday, April 19, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Location: Duncan Hall breezeway facing the ISB Plaza

Working directly with College of Science (COS) faculty, many undergraduate and graduate students are engaged in original research projects on a wide range of scientific topics.  Since 2005, student researchers have presented the results of their original work through posters during this event. Approximately 100 posters will be displayed and student authors will be present.

No RSVP needed.

person leads science project with child and other children crowded around


Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Location: Duncan Hall Breezeway

SJSU and Synopsys Outreach Foundation team up for our 25th annual event serving East Side Alliance students and families with activities, food, music, and all things STEM!

No RSVP needed.

2024 Rotunda Concert Event Image for Research Week

San José City Hall Rotunda Concert and Sound Projection

Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. | Location: San José City Hall Rotunda

The San José City Hall Rotunda Concert and Sound/Visual Projection consists of a live performance of music for a mixed ensemble (flute, soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone, percussion, and violin) and electronics. It places site-specific spatial acoustics and performer/audience distribution at the foundation of the creative compositional process. Composers/faculty members Pablo Furman and Christopher Luna-Mega explore various aspects of the concept of the Rotunda under the lens of San Jose's public works and the general soundscape.

See the event page for more information.