• Entrepreneur Brian Underwood to deliver keynote at 2019 Engineering CommencementEntrepreneur Brian Underwood to deliver keynote at 2019 Engineering Commencement

    May 29, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Brian Underwood, UC Davis engineering alumnus and co-founder of the company that developed the technology underlying high-definition video devices (HDMI) and digital visual interface (DVI), will deliver the keynote address at the College of Engineering’s spring 2019 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14 at 2 p.m. at the ARC Pavilion. Underwood ...

 

 

 


  • Aerospace engineering student design teams place first, third in NASA Design Challenge
    August 21, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters UC Davis mechanical and aerospace engineering senior design teams finished first and third in NASA’s 2018-19 Aeronautics University Design Challenge. The designs are the culmination of two quarters of work through the senior design course, led by Professor Case van Dam. This year’s competition asked students to design a commuter aircraft capable ...
  • Going for a Hike in Stebbins Cold Canyon? Thanks to UC Davis Computer Science Students, There’s an App for That!
    By Lisa Howard and the UC Davis Office of Research     A group of UC Davis students has created an iPhone app that allows visitors to the Stebbins Cold Canyon trail to view wildlife guides, maps and safety information to enhance their enjoyment of the trail. This is one of the first apps in the country for ...
  • LEADR Student Center
    August 14, 2019 By Trevor Stewart The goal of the Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention (LEADR) Program is to recruit, retain and graduate a diverse student population from the College of Engineering. The program also offers academic advising—LEADR students must meet with their program advisor on a quarterly basis for the first two years of school ...
  • Investing in the future
    August 13, 2019 By Trevor Stewart   Mechanical engineering student Eunbee Park ’19, computer science and engineering student Max Nedorezov ‘19 and civil engineering students Claudia Plascencia ’19 and Tadewos Getachew ’19 are just a few of the students at University of California, Davis, who have the chance to achieve their dreams thanks to the growing AvenueE program. The ...
  • Using STEM to improve lives
    August 7, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Alex San Pablo ’18 has found a support structure at UC Davis that sustains her in uncertain times, just like the structures she hopes to build one day as a civil engineer. College is difficult enough, but San Pablo, who graduated in June with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and ...
  • Dean Bunn: An engaging spirit
    July 31, 2019 By Brady Oppenheim  Go to any UC Davis College of Engineering event and you’re likely to see Dean Bunn. Mentoring students at campus computer programming and robotics contests, greeting families at Move-In Weekend or just tweeting pictures about his daily UC Davis adventures, Bunn’s warm, welcoming and well-known presence is part of the fabric ...
  • Dr. Gerard Arino-Estrada receives NIBIB Trailblazer Grant
    July 25, 2019 By Kristina Batchelor  Dr. Gerard Arino-Estrada, an assistant project scientist in the Biomedical Engineering department, has been awarded with the Trailblazer R21 Award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). The award is an opportunity for New and Early Stage Investigators to pursue research programs of high interest to the NIBIB that ...
  • PEGS21: Reducing barriers for first-generation students
    July 24, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl The Preparing Engineering Graduate Students for the 21st Century (PEGS21) project at UC Davis seeks to support first generation students as they advance from undergraduate to graduate school in pursuit of their career dreams. In 2016, the program received a five-year, $1M grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the ...
  • Staff Spotlight: Jonathan Klane
    July 19, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Jonathan Klane recently joined the UC Davis College of Engineering as the Director of Strategic Change in Safety Culture and Programs. Jonathan is now the point of contact for all things risk and safety related and is the safety liaison to Dean Curtis. One of Jonathan’s main goals is to help ...
  • Destined for success
    July 17, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl  Destiny cannot be contained. After a decade in the College of Engineering, Destiny Garcia is now mere months away from earning her Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering. An energetic and warm young woman, she is finally taking a moment to reflect on her experiences at UC Davis.  Raised in Fairfield, ...
  • UC Davis Formula Racing team succeeds at 2019 Formula SAE Electric competition
    July 11, 2019 By Rachel Furtado UC Davis Formula Racing’s racecar, FE6, placed second in endurance, second in cost and fourth overall out of 30 teams at this year’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Electric international competition on June 19-22 in Lincoln, Nebraska. UC Davis Formula Racing is an engineering student-led research team that is challenged with ...
  • Ralph Aldredge: Engineering success for all students
    July 10, 2019 By Brady Oppenheim When Dr. Ralph Aldredge begins his new position as the UC Davis College of Engineering’s Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies in summer 2019, he will bring a long history of student advocacy to his latest role. A professor in the college’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Aldredge has worked at classroom, ...
  • Roland Faller named Associate Dean of Facilities and Capital Planning
    June 18, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Chemical Engineering professor Roland Faller will serve as the College of Engineering’s next Associate Dean of Facilities and Capital Planning, beginning July 1. As associate dean, Faller will manage all College of Engineering capital projects and oversee space allocations, renovations and repairs, as well as new space construction. He will also serve ...
  • UC Davis professors organize First International Workshop on Bio-Inspired Geotechnics
    June 12, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters An easel with the words “Bio-Inspired Geotechnics” pointed visitors towards a cozy room with wooden walls, a deep green patterned carpet and rows of tables and chairs at the Alisomar Hotel and Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA. A melting pot of experts with research interests as diverse as geotechnical engineering, ...
  • A glimpse of the 2019 Engineering Design Showcase
    May 31, 2019 By Rachel Furtado & Noah Pflueger-Peters The College of Engineering will host over 180 student teams along with various industry judges at this year’s Engineering Design Showcase on Thursday, June 6 from 1-4 p.m. at the UC Davis ARC Pavilion. The Engineering Design Showcase is an opportunity for senior design teams and engineering clubs to ...
  • Entrepreneur Brian Underwood to deliver keynote at 2019 Engineering Commencement
    May 29, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Brian Underwood, UC Davis engineering alumnus and co-founder of the company that developed the technology underlying high-definition video devices (HDMI) and digital visual interface (DVI), will deliver the keynote address at the College of Engineering’s spring 2019 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14 at 2 p.m. at the ARC Pavilion. Underwood ...
  • College of Engineering Alumna Cynthia Murphy-Ortega wins 2019 Industry Trailblazer Award
    May 29, 2019 By Rachel Furtado College of Engineering alumna Cynthia Murphy-Ortega was recognized for her contribution to enhancing and inspiring the career success of women in STEM with this year’s Industry Trailblazer Award from Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN). Murphy-Ortega graduated from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1991. After graduating, she ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Robert Kiss ‘84
    May 29, 2019 By Elizabeth Thomson Among his accomplishments over a 27-year career in the biotechnology industry, Robert Kiss has helped develop and manufacture multiple biotherapeutics, including Herceptin® for the treatment of breast cancer and Rituxan® for lymphoma. In 2019 Kiss, who spent 24 years at Genentech, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for “contributions ...
  • Biswanath Mukherjee to deliver UC Davis Annual Faculty Lecture on June 4
    May 23, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Distinguished Professor of Computer Science Biswanath Mukherjee will deliver the UC Davis Annual Faculty Lecture from 12-1 p.m. on June 4, 2019 in the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Ballroom B. The lecture is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by May 30. The Annual ...
  • Konstantin Zamuruyev receives the 2019 Zuhair A. Munir Award
    May 15, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Dr. Konstantin Zamuruyev is the recipient of the 2019 Zuhair A. Munir Award for the best doctoral dissertation in the College of Engineering. Zamuruyev received his Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering at UC Davis and is now a postdoctoral fellow and application engineer in the microdevices laboratory at NASA. Zamuruyev was ...