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On Friday, November 22, 2019 the College of Engineering will celebrate its 2019 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal (DEAM) recipients. This annual event celebrates the achievements of our alumni, while displaying our innovative current students through interactive student-led demonstrations.

The Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal is the highest recognition presented by the College of Engineering to alumni whose professional and personal achievements bring special honor to the college and university. Medalists have a record of achievement in academia, business and/or public service, as well as distinguished service to the college, profession and/or community.

Friends, family and classmates are invited to celebrate our college’s alumni and their profound achievements. The evening will include a cocktail reception and dinner, as well as opportunities to reconnect with faculty and alumni.

Date and Schedule

Date: Friday, November, 22, 2019


6 – 7 p.m.   Social hour with interactive student demonstrations
Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center

7 – 9 p.m.   Dinner and alumni awards
Vanderhoef Studio Theatre
Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets and Accommodations


  • Regular: $40 per person
  • Recent alumni (’09 or later): $25 per person

Ticket sales for Alumni Celebration will launch in summer 2019.


For your convenience, a block of rooms at a discounted group rate has been reserved at the Hyatt Place UC Davis for overnight stays on November 22. Be sure to book your hotel room by October 25, 2019 in order to receive the discount.

Past Event Photos

Click here to browse photos of the 2018 Alumni Celebration.

Past DEAM Recipients

Click here for a look at the past Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medalists.