The College of Engineering and Computer Science is where innovators gather and leaders are cultivated. Powered by unparalleled diversity and accessibility, we solve society’s complex technical problems by educating tomorrow’s pioneers in academia, industry, and government.



Through advanced, interdisciplinary, and experiential education and applied research, we nurture innovation, leadership, collaboration, adaptability, and life-long learning in order to serve and impact our regionally and globally connected communities.


Special Requirements for the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Courses transferred into Engineering and Computer Science majors or minors must have been completed with a grade of “C” or better. A grade of “C-” or better is required in all major or minor courses taken at CSUN. More stringent prerequisite requirements may apply to some courses.



Magda Azouz, Director of Finance and Operations

Xiaojun Geng, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department Chair

Mohamed Hegab, Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Department Chair

Hamid Johari, Mechanical Engineering, Department Chair

Adam Kaplan, Computer Science, Department Chair

John Pan, Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management, Department Chair

Maria Valiton, Student Services Center/EOP, Director


Research Centers and Institutes

Center for Engineering and Computer Science Research and Education
Director: Houssam A. Toutanji

Ernie Schaeffer Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Director: Houssam A. Toutanji


College of Engineering and Computer Science
Dean: Houssam A. Toutanji
Associate Dean: Xudong Jia
(818) 677-4501