Engineering News


  • 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 ...

 

 

 


  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Team Receives NSF Grant
    The National Science Foundation’s Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) has awarded a three-year grant of $500,001 to a team led by Principal Investigator Xiaoguang “Leo” Liu, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). The project, titled “Reconfigurable Bandpass Sampling Receivers for Software-Defined Radio Applications,” will ...
  • Engineering Student Scholar Awards
  • Engineering Design Showcase: Sepsis Support for Google Glass
  • Engineering Design Showcase: Fungi Finder Team
  • Engineering Design Showcase: CORe (Cadaver Organ Retrieval) Biopsy Device
  • Omeed Momeni Named PI in NSF Grant Project
    The National Science Foundation’s Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) has awarded a three-year grant of $219,994 to Omeed Momeni, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His project, titled “Terahertz PLL-Based Phased Array for Wide-Band Radar/Sensing Systems in Silicon,” is a collaborative endeavor between UC Davis ...
  • Prof. David Horsley’s Startup Cited by EETimes’ “Silicon 60”
    The recently published Electronic Engineering Times list of “Silicon 60: Hot Startups to Watch” includes Chirp Microsystems Inc., a company founded in late 2013 by a team that includes CTO David Horsley, a professor and vice chair for graduate studies in the UC Davis Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Chirp’s game-changing advancements in gesture-recognition technology ...
  • Q. Jane Gu Named Co-PI on NASA/JPL Project
    Q. Jane Gu, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named co-PI on a project to be led by Brian Drouin, of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The three-year project, titled “Spectrometer on a Chip,” will be funded by a $941,000 grant from NASA. Erich Schlect and ...
  • Chip Martel Enters the Bridge Hall of Fame
    Charles U. “Chip” Martel, a professor emeritus in the UC Davis Department of Computer Science, has been known to joke that he gets mentioned in the New York Times far more often than his campus colleagues. As it happens, though, the frequent publicity doesn’t often reference his research interests, which involve the design, analysis and applications ...
  • Charles E. Hunt Receives STAIR Grant
    Charles E. Hunt, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded one of the campus’ inaugural Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) grants. Hunt and his research team received the $50,000 grant for their project titled “Low-Cost, High-Quality, Energy-Efficient Light Sources Using FEL .” “This is a ...
  • Shu Lin Awarded Prestigious NASA Medal
    Shu Lin, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal. The honor acknowledges Lin’s 25 years of exceptional service and his “outstanding contributions to the NASA mission,” and cites him as “a world expert in communications.” NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal recognizes non-government individuals for ...
  • UC Davis Students Top American Team in Formula SAE Electric Competition
    The UC Davis Formula Racing team took third place overall, against stiff international competition, at the annual Formula SAE Electric Competition, held June 18-21, 2014 at the Lincoln Airpark, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Brazil’s Universidade Estadual de Campinas came in first, with Canada’s McGill University taking second, making the Aggie engineers the highest-placing U.S. entry, well ...
  • German Grant Supports Virtual Manufacturing Research
    The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), a German research foundation, has presented a grant to help establish a collaborative Research Training Group (RTG) between Bahram Ravani, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; David Dornfeld, a professor and Will C. Hall Family Chair in Engineering, in the UC Berkeley Department of Mechanical ...
  • Ian Kennedy Receives Grant for Nanophotonics Research
    Ian Kennedy, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC Davis, has received a $200,000 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for a nanophotonics proposal he submitted via the University of California Center for Accelerated Innovation (UC CAI). The funds, to be distributed for the next two years, ...
  • Top UC Davis graduate headed to space industry
    Out of this world is one way to describe the top graduating senior in 2014 at the University of California, Davis. After a visit to the Kennedy Space Center when she was in high school, Ashley Coates of Hollister, California, set her sights on a career in the space industry. At UC Davis, she has excelled ...
  • Five Tips for New Engineering Students
    Five Things Every New Engineering Student Should Know  Fall quarter is just around the corner, and we’re looking forward to welcoming all of our new first-year engineering students to the UC Davis College of Engineering. Things can seem really overwhelming, but here are some tips for fitting in quickly from Alin Wakefield, Student Affairs Officer for ...
  • Eduardo A. Silva Receives Hellman Fellowship
    Eduardo A. Silva, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), has been selected as a 2014-15 UC Davis Hellman Fellow. The award includes a stipend of $18,884, to help support Silva’s research activities. Silva and the other 2014-15 Hellman Fellows will discuss the progress of their work, and how this award has impacted ...
  • Doctoral Candidate Bo Yu Earns IEEE Conference Award
    Bo Yu, a PhD candidate in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), has received the Best Conference Paper Award at the 15th annual IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON 2014), which took place June 6 in Tampa, Florida. The paper, titled “Micromachined Silicon Channels for THz Interconnect,” is authored by Yu, ...
  • 500+ engineering students participate in 2014 Design Showcase
    The College of Engineering at UC Davis presented its fourth annual Engineering Design Showcase on June 5, 2014, at the Pavilion on the university campus. The event featured 117 teams and more than 500 students. More than 100 industry representatives from 67 companies participated as judges, an incredible demonstration of industry support for our college. The ...
  • C-STEM Day demonstrates K-12 student achievement
    The fourth annual C-STEM Day was held on May 31, 2014 at UC Davis and UC Irvine. Organized by the UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education, (C-STEM) C-STEM Day attracted 35 student teams for the RoboPlay Challenge Competition, with 28 teams at UC Davis and 17 teams at UC Irvine. The event ...