The Concept


The six major elements of the SEC include:

  • An Information and Exposition Center with cutting-edge and future technologies and concepts.
  • Demonstration Fields showcasing proven and proof-of- concept technologies.
  • A Laboratory and Housing Complex hosting basic and applied research by SDSU and industry scientists.
  • A Conference Center for conferences, information sessions, and industry training.
  • A Technology Park providing leased R&D space for renewable energy companies.
  • A Classroom and Training Building with smart classrooms and seminar rooms for workforce training, industry simulations, continuing education, and academic programs.

Contact: Dr. Asfaw Beyene
Title: Director
SDSU Department of Mechanical Engineering
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
Email: [email protected]

Contact: Araceli Saucedo
Title: Executive Director
SDSU-IV Brawley
560 E. Hwy 78
Brawley, CA 92227
Tel: 1-760-768-5780
Fax: 1-760-768-5784
Email: [email protected]