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 California State University, Fullerton

Engineering Innovation

A Summer Program for High School Students
Johns Hopkins University - California State University Fullerton Partnership
June 28, 2015 – July 25, 2015

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CSU Fullerton Site Information

Application Fee: $55 due when the online application is submitted
Tuition (all sites): $2,400
Residential Program Fee for CSU-Fullerton campus: estimated $3,450 (includes room and board plus residential activity fees). The total cost to attend the residential program at CSU-Fullerton is estimated to be $5,850. (Tuition+Residential Program Fee)

Once you have been accepted into the program you will have 10 business days to make a decision and mail us your payment and enrollment forms.

Financial Assistance

Hopkins Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, limited need-based financial assistance is available for partial scholarships for commuting students. We are not able to offer scholarships for the residential programs.  The application for financial assistance is included as an option within the online application.  Supporting documents, typically the parents W2s and 1040s, must be submitted either online during the application, emailed to, or mailed to the Engineering Innovation office at the mailing address given below.

Refunds for students withdrawing from the course

Residential Program Fees are non-refundable

To withdraw from the program, the Engineering Innovation office must receive a written statement of withdrawal from the student’s parent or guardian.

Withdrawal notices received earlier than three weeks prior to the start of class will receive a 90% tuition cost reduction.

Withdrawal notices received within three weeks prior to the class and until the Friday of the first week of the course will receive a 50% tuition cost reduction.

No refunds will be issued after the end of the first week of class.

No refund will be granted to students suspended or dismissed for disciplinary reasons.  The Engineering Innovation program reserves the right to dismiss a student whose academic standing or general conduct is considered unsatisfactory.

Mailing Address

Engineering Innovation
Johns Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering
040 Shriver Hall
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218


Instructor Profiles

Dr. Tiwari Binod Tiwari, Ph.D.
: E-419
Phone: (657) 278-3968

Dr. Binod Tiwari is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering department at California State University, Fullerton. He is active in research related to geotechnical and earthquake engineering. He coauthored more than 40 peer reviewed papers with his students at CSU Fullerton, gave 38 conference presentations with his students at CSU Fullerton. He has supervised 72 undergraduate and 21 graduate students in various research projects in the past 6 years. Students mentored by him received various national level awards and scholarship/ fellowships in the past including the NSF graduate research fellowship. He has mentored students for various national and regional level research competitions and his students consistently won awards in those competitions. Examples of those awards include the first place in the national geotechnical student research competition, third place in the national geo-prediction, first place in the national geo-wall competition, third place in the google mapping competition, and first and second places in the CSU system-wide research competition. Dr. Tiwari received funding from various national and local sources ranging from the NSF to CSU Fullerton intramural grants. He has been awarded with numerous teaching and research awards including the Distinguished Engineering Educator of the Year 2009 by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Orange County Branch, Outstanding Engineering Educator of the Year 2009 by the Orange County Engineering Council, Faculty Advisor of the Year 2011 by the ASI of CSU Fullerton and the Distinguished Professor of the Year 2012 by the CSU Fullerton Alumni Association. He is an editor of three prestigious international journals in his discipline and the Chair of the Geo-institute Los Angeles Chapter. Dr. Tiwari is a licensed professional engineer in the state of California. Dr. Tiwari has taught Engineering Innovation courses at CalState Fullerton from 2008 through 2013. Students in his site performed outstanding compared to their peers across the country. He is looking forward to teaching this course again in 2014. For detailed information about Dr. Tiwari, please refer to


Dr. Struckhoff

Garrett Struckhoff, Ph.D.
: E-312
Phone: (657) 278-8097

Dr. Garrett Struckhoff is an assistant professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of CSUF. Dr. Struckhoff received his BS and MS in Civil Engineering, with an Environmental Engineering emphasis, from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (then the University of Missouri — Rolla). He has his doctoral work from the University of Iowa where his research focused on the overall effect of hybrid poplar trees on subsurface perchlorate degradation and microbial communities under conditions of variable soil organic matter and bioaugmentation. Dr. Struckhoff’s research focuses are phytoremediation, bioremediation, and more recently the processes that allow wetlands to degrade anthropogenic contaminants. Dr. Struckhoffhas held professional positions in both the private sector and academia, and has numerous publications related to contaminant destruction in the environment.

For more information, visit for an application, testimonials from former parents and students, a brochure, and frequently asked questions. Interested students may also contact the ECS Assistant Dean, Victor Delgado, at (657) 278-2887