Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The SDSU Department of Aerospace Engineering is committed to creating a safe, equitable, inclusive working and learning environment. The Department endeavors to promote mutual respect for each and every member of the Department, thereby facilitating each member to thrive to their optimal potential. 

Diversity of thought is crucial to the advancement of all disciplines in aerospace engineering and the SDSU Aerospace Engineering Department will serve as a pillar for equity and inclusion efforts of the College of Engineering. Success of the Department is greatly enhanced by cultural, ethnic and racial diversity because it creates synergy and cultivates role models and transformative ideas that accelerate the impact of the Department on society. 

In-line with the College objectives, the Department of Aerospace Engineering strives to promote and sustain a healthy climate by providing the platform for necessary dialogue amongst students, faculty and staff so that each individual in the Department feels welcomed, supported, valued and respected.

The Department strives to recruit and retain faculty, staff and students, being inclusive on all basis, including but not limited to characteristics such as ability, age, color, educational background, ethnicity, family structure and experiences, gender, gender identities, language, national origin, political preferences, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status and veteran status.

The Department is committed to uplifting the merit, potential, talent and creativity of each of its members allowing a respectful space for everyone to thrive and contribute to society and the Aerospace Engineering Community at large.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan