Academic advisors are here to help you get the most out of your undergraduate engineering education and prepare for a successful career. The following Mission and Vision statements were developed by the full College of Engineering Advising staff to communicate the guiding principles for advising. Please take some time to read a bit more about how College of Engineering advisors endeavor to serve you and how you can contact them.


To become an academic advising program that enhances the experience of all undergraduate engineering students at the University of California, Davis, and that sets the standard for excellence in advising.


The College of Engineering’s Academic Advising Mission is to provide timely and accurate advising to cultivate connections, success, and advancement in engineering excellence. We empower and support students with achieving their educational, professional, and personal goals; and we advocate for our students and programs through campus partnerships.


Engineering Undergraduate Office
1050 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-1979

Engineering Undergraduate Office Advisors

Jordan DadeJordan Dade

International Academic Advisor

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Lisa LaughterLisa Laughter

First-Year Academic Advisor

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Shadaya LittShadaya Litt

Academic Advisor and ABET College Staff Support

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Lili MirshahzadehLili Mirshahzadeh

Academic Advisor

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Engineering Undergraduate Office Peer Advisors

Arturo Barrios

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Senior

Dhruva Eswar

Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: Junior

Tyler Hughes

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Year: Junior

Divya Karthik

Major: Computer Science Engineering
Year: Junior

Engineering Undergraduate Office Leadership

Dr. Ralph C. AldredgeDr. Ralph C. Aldredge

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

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Stacey CookStacey Cook

Director of Undergraduate Affairs

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Nancy DavisNancy Davis

Interim Assistant Director

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Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention (LEADR) Program

Tanya Whitlow - LEADR Program DirectorTanya Whitlow

Director, Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention (LEADR) Program

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Ashley PelhamAshley Pelham

LEADR Program Advisor

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College of Engineering Counselor

Chris Le

Counseling Psychologist

College of Engineering Major Advisors

Aerospace Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Lou Cha
2132 Bainer Hall
(530) 752-0581

Geoff Murry
2132 Bainer Hall
(530) 752-2267


Biological Systems Engineering

Ariana Aparicio Aguilar
2038 Bainer Hall
(530) 752-1451


Biomedical Engineering

Rosalind Christian
2303 Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility
(530) 752-0801


Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering

Maria Arellano or
3001B Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-6038

Ryan Gorsiski or
3005 Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-2504


Civil Engineering

Rachel LeBrett
2009 Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-8948

Rufa Pazyuk
2015 Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-3425


Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

Marji LeGrand
2064 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-0897


Computer Science and Engineering

Sara Chilimidos
2063 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-1918

Cassady Ogedegbe
2063 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-7036

Jason Sison
2063 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-1338