The College of Engineering and Computer Science seeks to be a recognized center for excellence for baccalaureate and masters education in computer science and engineering. The College provides a quality education for its students. It also is a partner in the professional communities of computer science and engineering and provides an essential link between students’ education and professional practice.


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

Behzad Bavarian, Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management, Department Chair

Nazaret Dermendjian, Civil Engineering and Construction Management, Department Chair

Hamid Johari, Mechanical Engineering, Department Chair

Sembiam Rengarajan, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department Chair

Reza Sayed, Student Services Center/EOP, Director

Jeffrey Wiegley, Computer Science, Department Chair


Research Centers and Institutes

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

Energy Research Center
Director: Vacant

Ernie Schaeffer Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Director: S. Jimmy Gandhi


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