• UC Davis engineering projects fight COVID-19UC Davis engineering projects fight COVID-19

    May 20, 2020 By Noah Pflueger-Peters With new seed grants from the UC Davis Office of Research’s COVID-19 Research Accelerator Funding Track (CRAFT), three teams of UC Davis engineers are applying their expertise toward the pandemic response to help people become safer, healthier and better-tested. Mechanical and aerospace engineering (MAE) professor and chair Cristina Davis and chemical engineering ...

 

 

 


  • Cindy Rubio González: Faculty Assistant to the Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
    July 1, 2020 By Aditi Risbud Bartl In March, computer science professor Cindy Rubio González was appointed the College of Engineering’s first faculty assistant to the dean for diversity and inclusion. In her new role, Rubio González will help Dean Jennifer Sinclair Curtis attract, retain, serve and recognize diversity in students and faculty populations in the college. “In ...
  • Going Viral
    June 24, 2020 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Though viruses are known for causing diseases like COVID-19, UC Davis chemical engineers Karen McDonald and Priya Shah think they can be as beneficial as they are destructive. From producing and purifying drugs for humans in space to inspiring new tools for biotechnology, viruses are being re-engineered to help humans who ...
  • Professor Jasquelin Peña joins the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    June 23, 2020  By Rachel Steere From studying environmental and molecular biogeochemistry to addressing water quality issues, Jasquelin Peña looks forward to sharing her knowledge and connecting with UC Davis students this fall. “I love explaining and translating concepts. I feel fulfilled when I see a student engaged. Every time I teach, I can revisit the material, learn ...
  • UC Davis Names Recipients of 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards
    June 15, 2020 By AJ Cheline in University. The University of California, Davis, today (June 15) named the recipients of the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards. The awards recognize faculty, project teams and community partners for their work, dedication and success in improving the lives of others and addressing the needs of our global society through innovative solutions. “Research ...
  • Message from the Engineering Undergraduate Office
    Dear Engineering Undergraduates, At a time in which many of you were looking forward to your name being read and celebrating at commencement we are called to shout the names of the victims of institutional racism and reflect on how we can grow as a society. The Engineering Undergraduate Office stands to honor George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud ...
  • Message from Dean Jennifer Sinclair Curtis
    Dear Students, Researchers and Staff: As a member of our college family, your care in all respects is extremely important to us. The events of the past week have been very upsetting and stressful, and we are all responding in different ways. Please know that our college is fully committed to a safe, inclusive and supportive ...
  • 2020 College of Engineering Undergraduate Student Awards
    June 05, 2020 By Francesca Ross The UC Davis College of Engineering congratulates the students who have received Outstanding Senior Awards, Department Citations and Scholar Awards. These students demonstrate the best in leadership, academic achievement and service both in and out of the classroom. 2020 M.S. Ghausi Medal The M.S. Ghausi Medal is named after the College of Engineering’s ...
  • Engineering creative solutions for teaching remotely
    June 2, 2020 By Noah Pflueger-Peters When Yolo County issued a shelter-in-place order on March 18, the College of Engineering’s graduate student teaching assistants (TAs) and faculty members had less than two weeks to transition their spring classes online. While spring 2020 will be remembered as anything but a normal quarter, innovation in teaching and community among ...
  • College of Engineering’s Virtual Design Showcase
    June 1, 2020 By Rachel Steere The Engineering Design Showcase is the culminating experience for graduating seniors. This event brings together project teams from all eight departments for an opportunity to share their design projects with their peers, professors and the public. This year, the College of Engineering will host the showcase virtually on the UC Davis ...
  • Update on Engineering Student Design Center
    To meet the rapid growth demands of our engineering and computer science programs, the new Engineering Student Design Center (ESDC) will include areas to accommodate instruction, student-client collaboration, rapid prototyping and more. This expansion of the current space from 9,000 sq. ft. to 23,000 sq. ft. will allow many more of our outstanding students to ...
  • Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Student Develop COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Tool
    May 22, 2020 By Andy Fell in Human & Animal Health Computer scientists at the University of California, Davis, have developed a web-based contact-tracing application. The app, We-Care, allows users to check in at specific locations and notifies them if someone reporting themselves as positive for COVID-19 checks in at the same location within a certain  time window. Until ...
  • UC Davis engineering projects fight COVID-19
    May 20, 2020 By Noah Pflueger-Peters With new seed grants from the UC Davis Office of Research’s COVID-19 Research Accelerator Funding Track (CRAFT), three teams of UC Davis engineers are applying their expertise toward the pandemic response to help people become safer, healthier and better-tested. Mechanical and aerospace engineering (MAE) professor and chair Cristina Davis and chemical engineering ...
  • Nicolas Ventura and Remy Leutenegger’s AccuDropper Earns First Prize in the Student Startup Center’s 2020 PLASMA Demo Day
    May 12, 2020 By Dawn Strickland  On May 6, 2020, Nicolas (Nic) Ventura and Remy Leutenegger were awarded most improved and $7,500 as the first place winners at the Student Startup Center’s 2020 PLASMA Demo Day. PLASMA is a 12-week business accelerator for UC Davis undergraduate students. The program provides early-stage companies with an extensive mentor network, ...
  • In Memoriam: John Churchill
    May 4, 2020 By Rachel Steere Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) emeritus professor John Churchill, known as “Jack”, passed away on March 15, 2020 at the age of 86. Churchill arrived at the UC Davis College of Engineering in 1968 and was one of the few faculty working in the broad area of electronic materials and solid-state devices ...
  • Staff Spotlight: A Day in our New Work Life
    April 28, 2020 By Rachel Steere Since campus has moved to suspended operations, everyone is working hard to keep things running smoothly for the students and each other. Whether it’s connecting with colleagues and faculty virtually more than ever before, or seeing close to no one in our engineering buildings, work looks a lot different for all ...
  • 2020 College of Engineering Outstanding Staff Award Winners
    April 28, 2020 By Rachel Steere Each year, the UC Davis College of Engineering recognizes and honors staff members who show a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the College of Engineering and consistently perform above and beyond expectations. The Outstanding Staff Awards began in 2017 and all staff within the college who have been with ...
  • Alumni Spotlight: Deb Frincke ’85, ’89, ’92
    April 7, 2020 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Since her time as a computer science student at UC Davis, Deb Frincke, B.S. ’85, M.S. ’89, Ph.D. ’92 has been at the forefront of cybersecurity as it has become an increasingly important part of modern life. With experience in academia, national laboratories and government—most recently as the Director of Research ...
  • Two Aggie engineers selected to attend the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
      March 30, 2020 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Mechanical and aerospace engineering Ph.D. student Leslie Allyn Simms and biomedical engineering postdoctoral scholar Tomas Gonzalez-Fernandez were selected to attend the renowned Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting this summer from June 27 – July 2, 2021 in Lindau, Germany. The Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting is an annual gathering of Nobel Prize winners and ...
  • UC Davis engineers respond to COVID-19 challenges
    March 26, 2020 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Anticipating a scarcity of medical devices and a lack of treatment options for COVID-19, UC Davis College of Engineering researchers are investigating innovative technology to manufacture masks, ventilators and other critical equipment. In collaboration with the School of Medicine, development engineer Steven Lucero, who leads the Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Translating ...
  • Concrete solutions that lower both emissions and air pollution
      March 23, 2020 By Kat Kerlin in Environment Sometimes, fixing one problem can create another. Concrete production contributes 8 percent of global greenhouse gases, and demand continues to rise as populations and incomes grow. Yet some commonly discussed strategies to reduce the sector’s global GHG emissions could, under some scenarios, increase local air pollution and related health damages, ...