Our Alumni

Since our founding in 1962, more than 23,000 women and men have received engineering degrees from the UC Davis College of Engineering. Our alumni have pursued careers in a wide variety of technical fields in industry, public service and academe, occupying positions of leadership and making a difference in the quality of life for people all over the world.

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Stay connected and engaged as an alumni through volunteer opportunities and regionally-based events. Check out the current involvement opportunities.

Notable Alumni 

Since its founding in 1962, the College of Engineering at UC Davis has awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees to more than 22,500 people. Many of our alumni have gone on to make significant contributions to our economy, health, and environment. Below we present brief profiles of many of them.

* indicates member of the National Academy of Engineering.

To advise us of any notable alumni not included on this list above, please contact Molly Bechtel at

Read about alumni Michael Hurlston, Diane Bryant, and Mel Ramey in the spring 2017 edition of AggieExtra magazine.