From First Gen Student to a Career in Structural Engineering with Gilberto Mosqueda

6/26/2022; 14 minutes

Gilberto Mosqueda, PhD, is a professor of structural engineering at UC San Diego. His work focuses on protecting buildings from earthquake damage. How did he find is way to such an interesting and rewarding career? A first gen college student, his parents instilled a strong work ethic and an understanding of the value of education. He shares how finding mentors and connecting with other students in STEM fields helped motivate him to pursue advanced degrees and a career focused on research and innovation. (#37899)

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