Donations can be made on-line at our Cal Poly Giving Page or by sending a check directly to the Mechanical Engineering Department (please see instructions below). All donations will be used to directly support student projects.

Your support will enhance the success of Cal Poly's top engineering students and allow us to continue using the HMB Lab in 10 courses in the Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Kinesiology & Public Health Departments.

  • $600 will support travel costs for 1 student to a conference to present their work
  • $1,000 will support a part-time student project for 1 quarter
  • $2,000 will support materials and supplies for 1 year needed for both course and research costs
  • $3,500 will allow the replacement of 1 of our 3 motion analysis cameras that are no longer functional  
  • $5,000 will support a full-time student project for 1 summer
  • $8,000 will support a full-time student project for 1 year

Since 2013, the HMB Lab has supported 61 students who have conducted research projects (on average, students spend over 1 year working in the HMB Lab) and our HMB Lab has been recognized with prestigious awards:

  • Rey Fernandez (student),  1st Place, B.S. Level Student Paper Competition, ASME Bioengineering Division, 2021.
  • Rey Fernandez (student), Cal Poly Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2021.
  • Scott Hazelwood (faculty), Cal Poly Distinguished Scholarship Award, 2020.
  • Greg Orekhov and Elizabeth Heyde (students),  1st Place, B.S. Level Student Paper Competition, World Congress of Biomechanics, Dublin, Ireland, 2018.
  • HMB Lab, Inaugural Recognition of Most Impactful Sponsored Project, Cal Poly Office of Research and Economic Development, 2017.
  • Meghan Sylvia (student), 2nd Place, M.S. Research Poster Competition, ASME Bioengineering Division, 2015.
  • Stephen Klisch (faculty), Cal Poly Distinguished Scholarship Award, Cal Poly, 2014.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to explore ways in which you can support our exciting HMB Lab.

Donations can be made on-line at our Cal Poly Giving Page or by mailing a check payable to "Mechanical Engineering Department - HMB Lab."

Mail to:

California Polytechnic State University

Mechanical Engineering Department

1 Grand Avenue, Building 13 Room 254

San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 

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