Silvia Figueira

Associate Professor of Computer Engineering
Director, Frugal Innovation Hub
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0566

Phone: (408) 554-4105

Fall 2018

Office Hours
  • T/Th, 10:30-11:30am, or by appoinment



Mobile Computing for Social Benefit

Empowering the underserved, one app @ a time...

The Mobile Computing Lab is part of the SCU Frugal Innovation Hub, which focus on humanitarian engineering and technology.
We develop applications for social benefit, particularly to enable mobile devices to help underserved communities.

We collaborate with local organizations and social enterprises around the world:

Research Overview


2018-2019 (tentative)

Previous Courses

ACM Chapter

We have an official ACM chapter!

Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities

Information about Graduate School

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