Spring 2018 Induction & Officer Elections

posted May 3, 2018, 5:07 PM by HKN Epsilon Theta News Correspondent

Hello members,

HKN welcomes our new inductees of Spring 2018! We extend our congratulations to you all for becoming members this semester! Pictures of Saturday's Induction Ceremony are posted on the 'Gallery' page.

Officer elections for the 2018-2019 school year are now open. Members can vote using the link provided by the email that was sent out earlier today. Vote for the candidate that best fits the position!

The deadline to vote is Tuesday, May 5 at 12:30PM

Officer Hours for Spring 2018

posted Feb 15, 2018, 3:59 PM by HKN Epsilon Theta News Correspondent   [ updated Mar 6, 2018, 2:07 PM ]

Hello members,

Officer hours for the Spring 2018 semester are now posted under the 'Contact Us' tab. You can visit any of our officers during the following times:

Joe (Vice President-Internal): 8:00am - 9:00am
Issac (Marketing): 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Elizabeth (Treasurer): 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Richelle (Recording Secretary): 11:00am - 12:00pm
Brittany (Vice President-External): 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Veronica (Webmaster): 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Jordan (President): 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dania (Corresponding Secretary): 8:00am - 9:00am

not available

Our office is located at EN4-124 behind the ECS building. Please visit us if you have any questions and one of our officers will be there to assist you.

Fall 2017 Induction Day and T-Shirts

posted Nov 30, 2017, 5:42 PM by HKN Epsilon Theta News Correspondent

Hello members,

HKN would like to welcome our new inductees of the Fall 2017 semester! Congratulations to all of you, and welcome to the Epsilon Theta Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu! You can find pictures of the event located under our 'Gallery' tab.

In addition, t-shirts have arrived as well! Inductees may pick up their t-shirt at our office during any of our officers' hours. Hours are posted under the 'Contact Us' tab.

HKN Food Drive

posted Apr 11, 2016, 1:24 PM by HKN Epsilon Theta News Correspondent   [ updated Apr 14, 2016, 12:24 PM ]

HKN is proud to announce that we will be holding a non-perishable food drive! All items will be donated to Food Finders, a non-profit organization in Lakewood dedicated to “eliminating hunger and food waste while improving nutrition in the food insecure communities we serve.” You can check them out at Attached is a flyer for the food drive and a list of items that Food Finders is in need of. 

Remember, being an HKN member is not just about maintaining good grades, but also about being a contributing member to your community. Please take time out of your schedule to collect and donate food for this cause. 

The donation bin will be located in the IEEE-HKN office by the back door. You can drop off items any time the office is open. Please do not donate items in glass containers. Thank you in advance for your donation!

Engineering Girls Day @ The Beach and MESA Day

posted Mar 2, 2016, 7:03 PM by HKN Epsilon Theta News Correspondent

Engineering Girls @ The Beach is fast approaching. This event gathers more than 150 elementary students that are interested in the STEM field. They will have the chance to be exposed to the various fields that CSULB has to offer. There will be several workshops taking place and hosted by faculty, staff, and students.
With that being said, are YOU interested in being involved? Here is your chance to lead, volunteer, mentor, and have fun at the same time! (Great event to put down on your resume.) 

All volunteers will be contacted via email and will need to attend a brief meeting, prior to the event, to discuss volunteer tasks. Here is key information to know before signing up as a volunteer:
  1. Date: March 18th, 2016 (Friday)
  2. Time: 7am-2:45pm
  3. Volunteer tasks:
  • Chaperone: You will be assigned to a group of students and you will be their leader for the day. You will take them to their workshops and designated areas.
  • Extra: Set-up, Clean-up, Serve Lunch, and possibly assist on workshops
We are looking for all-day volunteers to help us prepare for this event. All day volunteers will get priority. If you're interested, fill out the link below:

The first 20 all-day volunteers are guaranteed a free shirt! All volunteers get a free lunch as well!
Please sign up by March 4th, 2016.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ijya Karki at Thank you!

FOR MESA DAY, see the attached Flyer.

Atmel Event Information

posted Jan 25, 2016, 10:56 AM by HKN Epsilon Theta News Correspondent   [ updated Jan 25, 2016, 11:00 AM ]

Open House Details: Visit the Tech On Tour trailer anytime between 9am to 12pm (or quietly between 12-5pm) to preview the various Atmel technologies bringing the Internet Of Things from concept to reality. Atmel Senior Field Applications Engineers will be on hand for project specific questions, recommendations and solutions. Come see what it takes to go from MakerSpace to Marketplace!

Training Details: Join us for an in-depth technical training on the Atmel AVR device and Studio IDE in the state-of-the-art mobile trailer showroom. All training attendees will get to keep their Atmel ATmega328P- Xplained Mini boards for FREE. You must be able to stay for the length of the training, 12-5pm.

System Requirements:

Windows 7, 8.1, or 10

Software Requirements:

Atmel Studio 7 (choose web installer):

Tera Term:



Arduino IDE 1.6.6 (or newer):

***NOTE: You must verify the System and Software Requirements BEFORE February 3rd.

Stop by the HKN office (Engineering 4, Room 122) to be checked-off and secure your enrollment in the training.

The training is currently accepting registrations from HKN members. However, we are creating a wait-list that is first-come, first served basis. Sign up now and we will keep you posted about openings.

We hope to see you at the event!

Founders Fall Festival! Bowling Party

posted Oct 16, 2015, 4:30 PM by HKN Epsilon Theta News Correspondent

Join us for Founders Fall Festival!! We will have bowling at CSULB USU Bowling Alley at 8-10pm on Friday October 23rd. Pizza will be provided.  The flyer is attached and the link to RSVP is

Spring 2015 Inductees

posted May 3, 2015, 9:48 PM by HKN CSULB

Congratulations to the 49 new inductees of the Epsilon Theta Chapter of Eta Kappa Nu at the The Beach! Welcome to our society!

Among the attendees were Professor Preeti Wadhawa (who was also inducted) and CSULB alumni, Mr. Clifford Cousins and Ms. Marie Kiss.

New HKN Officer Board Fall 2015-Spring 2016

posted Apr 25, 2015, 5:56 PM by HKN CSULB

Congratulations and best wishes to the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 HKN Officers who were just elected.

President: Lawrence Swift
Vice President - Internal: Alia Bonetti
Vice President - External: Joshua Tolero
Treasurer: Scott Salazar
Corresponding Secretary: Prafful Sharma
Recording Secretary: Jamie Inouye
News Correspondent: Paul Ahumada
Alumni Advisors: Rafi Koutoby, Raul Rodriguez, and Catherine Sakurai

Our officers-elect will officially take over at our next meeting, which will be an officer transition and planning meeting, to be scheduled soon.

Volunteer Opportunity: EE Department Tenure-Track Faculty Presentations

posted Mar 17, 2015, 9:01 PM by HKN CSULB   [ updated Mar 26, 2015, 7:25 PM ]

The Electrical Engineering Department is in the process of interviewing several candidates for a tenure-track teaching position on campus. As part of that process is having the candidates give a presentation, you may attend any of the said presentations to receive up to one hour per presentation.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please attend any of the following presentations.

Presenter: Dr. Shabnam Sodagari
When: Thursday, March 19, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: ECS 316

Presenter: Dr. Juo-Yu Lee
When: Friday, March 20, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Where: ECS 312

Presenter: Dr. Masoud Honarvar Nazari
When: Monday, March 23, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: ECS 312

Presenter: Dr. Amin Kargarian
When: Tuesday, March 24, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: ECS 312

Presenter: Dr. Taesic Kim
When: Thursday, March 26, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Where: ECS 312

Presenter: Dr. Ehsan Aryafar
When: Friday, March 27, 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: ECS 312

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