• UC Davis College of Engineering 2020 Undergraduate RankingsUC Davis College of Engineering 2020 Undergraduate Rankings

    September 9, 2019 By Rachel Furtado The U.S. News and World Report 2020 rankings of America’s Best Colleges show that UC Davis’ College of Engineering is moving up the list. The College of Engineering was ranked 29 out of 206 universities that offer doctoral programs, which is up three places from last year. Highlights from the report: The overall ...

 

 

 


  • Fluid Mechanics Pioneer: Professor Emeritus Stephen Whitaker
    November 27, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Growing up in California’s Carmel woods, near Carmel-by-the-Sea, chemical engineering emeritus professor Stephen Whitaker began his path toward UC Davis as a chemistry major at UC Berkeley in the 1950s. He switched majors to chemical engineering in his sophomore year and was inspired by a new course on unit operations. Whitaker ...
  • New student team designs and prototypes Mars rovers
    November 26, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters A new interdisciplinary engineering design team is setting its sights on Mars. RoveCrest brings together engineering students with backgrounds in artificial intelligence, programming, robotics and biology to design and prototype a Mars rover. Their goal is to compete in the Mars Society’s 2020 University Rover Challenge, held in annually at the ...
  • UC Davis Engineering Week 2020
                                February 17-21 is National Engineers Week, or E-Week. Join the UC Davis College of Engineering for the annual week-long celebration of engineering at UC Davis and around the world. There will be a variety of events throughout the week including club events, networking opportunities with faculty and alumni and more! The schedule is coming soon, so check ...
  • Engineering Student Design Center
    November 20, 2019 By Rachel Furtado The Engineering Student Design Center (ESDC) is a facility within the UC Davis College of Engineering that provides manufacturing education, resources and support for students of every engineering discipline, faculty and staff. The facilities include the student machine shop and the Specialty CNC machine shop. These spaces offer a wide range of ...
  • Chen-Nee Chuah: Improving healthcare with ‘smart’ tech
    November 13, 2019 By Brady Oppenheim  When you’re lying alone in a hospital room, or waiting in a doctor’s office, you’re not thinking about technology: You’re thinking about your health, your feelings and even your future. But technology under development by UC Davis electrical and computer engineering Professor Chen-Nee Chuah potentially can make a direct impact on patients ...
  • Staff Spotlight: Alex Villanueva
    November 8, 2019 By Rachel Furtado  Alex Villanueva recently joined the College of Engineering as the communications associate on the marketing and communications team in the Dean’s Office. The marketing and communications team provides comprehensive communications and marketing support to ensure maximum visibility for the College of Engineering’s accomplishments. Alex’s main responsibilities in this new role involve project management, ...
  • Student Startup Center: Inspiring undergraduate innovators
    November 6, 2019 By Rachel Furtado The UC Davis Student Startup Center (SSC) is designed to provide all UC Davis students with an opportunity to experience the entrepreneurial process while developing, refining and prototyping their ideas for technology startups. The center was established by the UC Davis College of Engineering but is open to all majors, students and ...
  • Are students getting enough air? Many California classrooms don’t have sufficient ventilation
    November 5, 2019 By Ali Loge  Roughly 85 percent of recently installed HVAC systems in K-12 classrooms investigated in California did not provide adequate ventilation, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). For the study, published in the journal Building and Environment, researchers visited 104 classrooms in 11 schools throughout California ...
  • Space engineering
    October 30, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters If space is the final frontier, UC Davis is taking giant leaps to reach it. With expertise in human-machine cooperation, control systems and materials under extreme conditions, the university aims to make itself a rising star in space engineering and play a crucial role in the next generation of space exploration. “We ...
  • College of Engineering Dean Jennifer Curtis receives 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from American Institute of Chemical Engineers
    October 24, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, Dean of the College of Engineering, has received the 2019 Particle Technology Forum’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). She is being recognized as an outstanding contributor to the field of particle technology as well as for her leadership in promoting scholarship, research, ...
  • 2019 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Recipients
    October 16, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Each year, the UC Davis College of Engineering recognizes outstanding alumni whose professional and personal achievements bring special honor to the College. This year, the College is pleased to name Kimberly Budil, Dennis Discher, Deborah Frincke, Michael Hurlston, Robert Kiss, John Maroney and Shelten Yuen as the 2019 Distinguished Engineering Alumni ...
  • A new era for the College of Engineering’s Center for Nano-MicroManufacturing
    October 10, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters If you go through the heavy double doors at the end of the hallway in Kemper Hall, you’ll find several tinted windows looking out into lab spaces full of researchers conducting experiments. Welcome to the UC Davis Center for Nano-MicroManufacturing, known as CNM2. The facility, home to a 10,000 square foot cleanroom, ...
  • Cybersecurity Club at UC Davis brings new education, competition opportunities to campus
    October 8, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters As stories of data breaches and malware attacks make headline news, students at UC Davis have taken it upon themselves to become cybersecurity experts to protect themselves online. The Cybersecurity Club at UC Davis (CSC) is a community for anyone interested in cybersecurity to learn, network and hone their skills to ...
  • A breath test for opioids
    October 3, 2019 By Andy Fell  A test to detect opioid drugs in exhaled breath has been developed by engineers and physicians at the University of California, Davis. A breath test could be useful in caring for chronic pain patients as well as for checking for illegal drug use.  “There are a few ways we think this could ...
  • College of Engineering’s 2019-20 Distinguished Lecture Series
    October 2, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Each quarter, the UC Davis College of Engineering hosts an outstanding researcher to deliver a distinguished lecture that is open to all students, faculty, staff and the public. These lectures are an excellent opportunity for our College to bring academic and industry experts to UC Davis to interact and exchange ideas ...
  • In Memoriam: Antara Bhowmick
    October 1, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The UC Davis College of Engineering and Department of Computer Science mourn the loss of alumna Antara Bhowmick ‘19, who passed away in an accident on September 25. Bhowmick completed her M.S. in computer science in Spring 2019 as part of Assistant Professor Cindy Rubio-González’s lab and was a member of ...
  • 2019 Outstanding Faculty Award recipients and faculty awards
    September 23, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Each year, the UC Davis College of Engineering recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and community. Faculty members are nominated by their respective departments and selected by the college’s faculty awards committee. This year, five professors will receive awards honoring their accomplishments at the Celebration of Faculty ...
  • Meet the new faculty!
    September 23, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The College of Engineering is thrilled to welcome 11 new faculty members for the 2019-20 school year. Our new faculty have expertise ranging from hardware security to assistive robotics to materials under extreme conditions and everything in between. Read their bios below to learn more about them and their work: Mason Earles ...
  • UC Davis College of Engineering 2020 Undergraduate Rankings
    September 9, 2019 By Rachel Furtado The U.S. News and World Report 2020 rankings of America’s Best Colleges show that UC Davis’ College of Engineering is moving up the list. The College of Engineering was ranked 29 out of 206 universities that offer doctoral programs, which is up three places from last year. Highlights from the report: The overall ...
  • Becoming a community leader by philanthropy
    August 29, 2019 By Trevor Stewart Hope is a powerful emotion –– it can get us through tough times, it can help us persevere trials and tribulations until we reach our goal. Third-year mechanical engineering student Martin Vega-Martinez ‘20 is the perfect embodiment of what hope, combined with hard work, looks like. At the age of 11, Vega-Martinez ...