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 ...

 

 

 


  • Robert L. Powell Named to LLNS and LANS Boards of Governors
    The regents of the University of California have appointed Robert L. Powell, a professor in the UC Davis Departments of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, and Food Science and Technology, as an executive committee governor on the Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS) and Los Alamos National Security LLC, (LANS) Boards of Governors. Powell also ...
  • UC Davis Civil Engineering Students Win National Competition
    An undergraduate student design team from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Davis claimed the top spot in the 2014 ASCE Steel Bridge National Competition, held May 23-24 at the University of Akron. The UC Davis team, named “Chrome Ollie,” finished first in the overall rankings, ahead of teams from MIT (2nd), ...
  • UC Davis biomedical engineers and veterinarians collaborate to regrow bone
    Amphibians and starfish are known to regenerate their limbs; lizards can partially re-grow their tails. Thanks to the combined efforts of surgeon/professors at UC Davis’ William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, and biomedical engineers at the campus’ Translating Engineering Advances to Medicine (TEAM) facility, one of nature’s wonders has become a breakthrough medical miracle ...
  • Ricardo Castro Receives ACerS Coble Award
    Ricardo Castro, an associate professor in the UC Davis Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, has received the 2014 Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars from the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) . The award will be presented at the ACerS Honors and Awards Banquet, taking place as part of the Society’s 116th annual meeting, ...
  • College of Engineering Announces 2014 Faculty Awards
    The UC Davis College of Engineering has announced the recipients of its 2014 Faculty Awards. Four College of Engineering faculty members will be acknowledged during an awards ceremony taking place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, in UC Davis’ ARC Ballroom. The event is free, and the public is welcome. The 2014 Outstanding Faculty Teaching ...
  • UC Davis biodigester turns campus waste into campus energy
    More than a decade ago, Ruihong Zhang, a professor of biological and agricultural engineering at the University of California, Davis, started working on a problem: How to turn as much organic waste as possible into as much renewable energy as possible. On Earth Day, April 22, 2014 the university and Sacramento-based technology partner CleanWorld unveiled the ...
  • Bruce Kutter Selected as ISSMGE Schofield Lecturer
    Bruce Kutter, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named the next Schofield Lecturer by the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). Kutter has been recognized by ISSMGE for his longstanding role as a leader in the development and use of centrifuge modeling to study earthquake ...
  • New entrepreneurship class makes waves at UC Davis
    The UC Davis College of Engineering launched a quiet revolution this spring quarter: ECH 98, “Starting and Prototyping a Technology Venture,” a trial two-unit course fast-tracked so quickly that its very existence wasn’t known until one week before the quarter began. “We sent an e-mail to all engineering undergrads, hoping to get enough students to even ...
  • ECH 98 “Starting and Prototyping a Technology Venture”
    The UC Davis College of Engineering launched a quiet revolution this spring quarter: ECH 98, “Starting and Prototyping a Technology Venture,” a trial two-unit course fast-tracked so quickly that its very existence wasn’t known until one week before the quarter began. “We sent an e-mail to all engineering undergrads, hoping to get enough students to even ...
  • PhD Candidate Adrian Chavez Receives PECASE Award
    Adrian Chavez, a doctoral candidate in the UC Davis Department of Computer Science, is one of the 102 researchers to be honored this year with a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), via the U.S. Department of Energy. The PECASE is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and ...
  • College of Engineering Announces 2014 Scholar Awards
    The UC Davis College of Engineering will present its annual Scholar Awards during a recognition ceremony taking place at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27, in the AGR Room of the campus’ Alumni and Visitor Center. This year’s ceremony will feature 70 awards worth a combined total of $218,000. Specific awards have been sponsored by corporations ...
  • Steel Bridge Team Constructs Another Success
    The UC Davis College of Engineering’s Steel Bridge Team performed admirably at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2014 Mid-Pacific Student Conference, held April 3-5 at California State University, Fresno. The competition was fierce between UC Davis’ Team Chrome Ollie and the top challengers from UC Berkeley and China’s Tongji University. The Aggies took first place ...
  • UC Davis Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship to Kerry Seitz, a graduate student in the Department of Computer Science at UC Davis. Seitz, whose field of study is software systems and engineering, works in the research group headed by John Owens, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. ...
  • UC Davis Students Triumph at SAE Aero Design West
    The UC Davis Advanced Modeling Aeronautics Team (AMAT) took home two top awards at the 2014 SAE Aero Design West competition, held March 28-30 at Thunderbird Field in Fort Worth, Texas. The UC Davis student engineers took first place in the coveted Overall Advanced Class category, narrowly edging out competing teams from the University of ...
  • John Owens Receives NAE Grainger Grant
    The National Academy of Engineering has awarded a $30,000 Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Education (FOE) grant to John Owens, an associate professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Owens and co-PI Tuhin Sahai, of the United Technologies Research Center in East Hartford, CT, will share the grant for their collaborative project, ...
  • UC Davis Joins Cybersecurity Research Alliance
  • Grad Student Kerry Seitz Works on CPU Efficiency
  • Grad Student Amanda Hildebrand Seeks Biofuels Solutions
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