Awards Dinner and College Open House

February 23, 2017
2:00 pm to 9:00 pm

UC Davis Engineering alumni are achieving and making a difference all over the world. Each year the College of Engineering honors outstanding alumni with the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal for their contributions to business, public service and academe.02_mondavicenter

Before the awards dinner, please join us to reconnect with your department and take tours of the college. Our afternoon program includes:

2-3 p.m.: College department overviews
3-3:30 p.m.: Engineering Student Startup Center, Bainer Hall, Rm 1122
3:40-4:10 p.m.: Engineering Student Design Center, Bainer Hall, Rm 1230
4:20-4:50 p.m.: Coffee Lab, Everson Hall, Rm 126

Directions to each of these events can be found online at

Register for the College Open House and/or Awards Dinner online at or call 530-752-3849.

6-7 p.m. – reception with cocktails and appetizers
7-9 p.m. – dinner and awards ceremony (business attire)

Recipients of the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medals are UC Davis engineering graduates with ten or more years of professional experience, have a record of outstanding professional or technical achievement, have rendered distinguished service to the College of Engineering, the engineering profession or the community, and have contributed in a significant way to enhancing the reputation of UC Davis

We are proud to be awarding the following recipients the 2016 DEAM Medal:

William L. Ballhaus, Chairman/CEO, Blackboard  (B.S. Mechanical Engineering ’89)
Ahmed Darwish, Chairman, Suez Canal Economic Zone (Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering ’88)
Layton S. Han, CEO, Adara Media  (B.S. Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering ’88)
Paul C. Johnson, President, Colorado School of Mines  (B.S. Chemical Engineering ’83)
Elizabeth G.  Loboa, Dean, College of Engineering, University of Missouri  (B.S. Mechanical Engineering ’95)
Iman Oskoorouchi, COO, TruAdvantage   (B.S. Computer Science ’04)

The event event will take place in the Yoche Dehe Grand Lobby at the Mondavi Center.  Parking in the Gateway Parking Structure will be complimentary.  Find map here.

$50 General Registration
$75 Couples
$25 Young Alumni (2006 – present)

Deadline to Register: February 9, 2017

Cancellation Policy: February 9, 2017, is the last day to request a cancellation with a full refund.  Cancellations received after February 9 will not be refunded.  Send cancellation requests to

Yoche Dehe Grand Lobby, Mondavi Center

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