Engineering at De Anza

Please check out our course offeringsstudent testimonials and recent guest speakers.

If you'd like to learn more about the Engineering program, please contact

Course Prerequisites

Always check course prerequisites when planning your schedule of classes. To view course prerequisites, check the listings in the department's course catalog. Plan well in advance to submit your prerequisite clearance request form if you think you've already met the prerequisite requirement through another college.

To clear your prerequisites, you may send your completed form with unofficial transcripts to the Admissions Office Evaluations Unit at or to the Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering Division at

A Special Thank You to our Guest Speakers!

  • Dr. Seth Bates
    Chair of Aviation and Technology Department SJSU
  • Bob Martin
    Senior Manager Microcontroller Group Central Application at Atmel
  • Dr. Nikos Mourtos
    Director of Aerospace Department SJSU
  • Gordon Mortensen
    TI Engineering Director
  • Dr. Friddoo Barez
    Past Chair of ME- SJSU
  • Professor Dan Neal
    Aviation Department SJSU
  • Syed M Akbar
    President & CEO at Alico System
  • Dr. Timour Paltashev
    Senior Manager in Radeon Technology at AMD
  • Jaspal Basra
    Security Systems Project Manager at Twitter
  • Rudy Ramos
    Senior Principal Recruiter at Cadence
  • Dr. Sanjaya Kumar
    Founder of Quantros Inc, Investor TiE Angels
  • Erik van der Burg
    Chairman Co-Founder at Siesta Medical Group
  • Craig Bowers
    Vice President, Sales at ICON Aircraft
  • YC Wang
    Manager, Atmel University Research Program, Third Party Designer
  • Jack Charbakshi
    President at Distinct Leadership
  • Chris Feezor
    VP of Research & Development at Siesta Medical
  • Dr. Richard Chung
    Director, Global Technology Institute (GTI) at SJSU
  • Dr. Tai-ran Hsu
    Chair of ME SJSU
  • Csaba Csoma
    Software Development Manager at Amazon
  • Andrew Krauss
  • Dr. Dinesh Gambhir
    COO at Healthexpense
  • Ron Johnson
    Chairman and CEO at WAGIC
  • Don Huntly
    Pilot, field trips to the airport


Mehrdad Khosravi
Engineering Department

(408) 864-5384

Building S3, Room 31

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