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  • GIRL+ Camp Introduces High School Girls to Programming and Robotics
    By Noah A Pflueger-Peters DAVIS, Calif.; Aug. 3, 2018 –A group of about 20 high school girls sit in front of computer stations in Bainer Hall at the University of California, Davis for the first C-STEM GIRL+ Camp for girls interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They split their attention between the lines of ...
  • Engineering Staff Spotlight: Carrie Chown, Executive Analyst and Information Wrangler
    By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif.; July 16, 2018 – The College of Engineering is comprised of more than 200 faculty, 4,500 undergraduate students and 1,200 graduate students and 180 staff who support many of the day-to-day operations of the College. One of these staff members is Carrie Chown, executive analyst to the dean of the College of ...
  • UC Davis Solar Decathlon Team Receives Excellence in Structural Engineering Award
    By Alicia Loge DAVIS, Calif.; June 22, 2018 – On June 12, the UC Davis Solar Decathlon team, led by Professor Frank Loge in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the Excellence in Structural Engineering Award from the Structural Engineers Association of Central California for their work designing and building OurH2Ouse for the 2017 U.S. ...
  • First-Gen Family Inspiration: Semaj Troupe, Chemical Engineering, ’20
    By Sharon Knox DAVIS, Calif.; June 08, 2018 – Semaj Troupe’s family has been his biggest motivation for coming to UC Davis to study chemical engineering. The third oldest of 10 children, he is the first to go to college. Throughout high school he was inspired by his dad, who took college classes while working and ...
  • Teenage Engineer: Tanishq Abraham, ’18
    By Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; June 19, 2018 – Earlier this month, 15-year old Tanishq Abraham received a bachelor’s degree with honors in biomedical engineering at UC Davis. As an undergraduate, Tanishq has been active in research on smart biovesicles for drug delivery, which resulted in a first-author publication. He was also initiated into two of ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Dora Yen Nakafuji, Ph.D.
    By Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; June 14, 2018 – Dora Yen Nakafuji, Ph.D., is a member of the Strategy and Innovation Group at Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, HI, where she deploys innovative technologies for water, energy, transportation and workforce development. Most recently, she was the director of renewable energy planning at Hawaiian Electric Company. Before ...
  • Shonit Nair Sharma Named Student Speaker for Engineering Commencement
    By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif., June 8, 2018 – Shonit Nair Sharma, a biomedical engineering senior, will deliver the student address at the College of Engineering’s spring commencement on June 17. “I am humbled to share and commemorate the successes of the graduating engineering class,” Shonit says. “It means a lot to me to have this special ...
  • Tim Bucher, Tech Leader, Entrepreneur and UC Davis Alumnus, to Speak at Engineering Commencement
    By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif., June 8, 2018 — Tim Bucher, UC Davis engineering alumnus and executive vice president and chief product officer at Scientific Games – a global gaming technology company – will deliver the keynote address at the College of Engineering’s spring 2018 commencement ceremony on Sunday, June 17 at 3 p.m. at the ...
  • Engineering Postdoctoral Fellow Is Creating New Possibilities for an Old Material
      By Lisa Howard DAVIS, Calif.; June 6, 2018 – The very first flight Hilal Cansizoglu ever took was when she left Turkey in 2008 to pursue a master’s degree in electrical engineering in the United States. Her family was at Istanbul Atatürk Airport to see her off, and one of her younger sisters — she has two ...
  • 2018 Engineering Design Showcase Largest Showcase to Date
    By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif.; June 7, 2018 – The College of Engineering will host nearly 200 student teams and close to as many industry judges at its annual Engineering Design Showcase on Thursday, June 7 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the UC Davis ARC Pavilion. This is the largest showcase in the event’s eight-year history. The Engineering ...
  • UC Davis Solar Boat Team Places Second in 2018 Solar Regatta
      By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif.; May 21, 2018 – The UC Davis Solar Boat Team placed second overall against 17 teams during the 2018 California Solar Regatta college competition on May 5. The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) sponsors the annual event to promote renewable energy and sustainability across California high schools, colleges and universities. The Solar ...
  • Diana Gamzina Receives 2018 Zuhair A. Munir Award
    By Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; May 10, 2018 – Diana Gamzina, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2018 Zuhair A. Munir Award for best doctoral dissertation in the College of Engineering. Gamzina, who received her Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from UC Davis, is now a staff scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in ...
  • IN MEMORIAM: John D. Kemper
    By Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; April 30, 2018 – John D. Kemper, former dean of the College of Engineering, passed away on April 25 at age 93. Kemper was the second dean of the College of Engineering, a position he held from 1969 until 1983 during a period of growth and development for the campus and college. ...
  • New Technology for Measuring Brain Blood Flow With Light
    By Andy Fell DAVIS, Calif.; April 27, 2018 – Biomedical engineers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new technique for measuring blood flow in the human brain, which could be used in patients with stroke or traumatic brain injury, for example. The new technique, based on conventional digital camera technology, could be significantly ...
  • IN MEMORIAM: Bruce White of the College of Engineering
    Updated 12:45 p.m. April 30: The family announced a celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Buehler Alumni Center. By College of Engineering Staff DAVIS, Calif.; April 26, 2018 – Professor Emeritus and former Dean Bruce R. White, a pioneer in environmental wind engineering who saved the San Francisco Giants from a ...
  • 2018 College of Engineering Outstanding Staff Award Winners
    By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif.; April 24, 2018 –The UC Davis College of Engineering is pleased to announce the recipients of the college’s second annual Outstanding Staff Awards. The awards recognize and honor staff whose performance demonstrates a strong commitment to the UC Davis Principles of Community, the mission and vision of the college, exemplary service ...
  • Calling All UC Davis Creators and Makers: Join the 2018 Creator Challenge
    By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif.; April 16, 2018 – Virtual reality, wearables, artificial intelligence – these are just a few of the emerging technologies that students will have a chance to explore during the 2018 UC Davis Creator Challenge Series. Now in its second year, the annual student maker competition helps student teams grow ideas into viable ...
  • Picnic Day 2018: College of Engineering Events
    By Bonnie Dickson DAVIS, Calif.; April 16, 2018 – Picnic Day is a longstanding UC Davis tradition to showcase the great breadth and excellence of all that UC Davis brings to the community of Davis and beyond. This year, the College of Engineering’s students, faculty and staff will host 15 interactive events across Kemper Hall, Bainer Hall, Academic ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Technology Innovator Andy Botka, ’87
    By College of Engineering Staff DAVIS, Calif.; April 6, 2018 – Andy Botka (’87, electrical and computer engineering), is the vice president of strategic planning for Keysight Technologies, a U.S. technology company that designs, tests, manufactures and optimizes electronics and software for a wide range of applications. This includes wideband satellite communications, wireless and the Internet of Things ...
  • UC Davis Students Compete for Amazon’s 2018 Alexa Prize
    “Hey, Alexa…” By Bonnie Dickson Davis, Calif.; April 3, 2018 – A UC Davis student team is one of eight teams worldwide who were recently selected to compete in Amazon’s 2018 Alexa Prize Challenge – an artificial intelligence competition to advance the technology behind the company’s popular social bot, Alexa. Team Gunrock includes 12 graduate students and two ...