• uc davis engineering graduate rankings 2020UC Davis climbs two spots in 2020 engineering graduate school rankings

    March 12, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The University of California, Davis rose two places from last year in U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of engineering graduate schools. The College of Engineering is now ranked 31st out of over 200 public and private institutions across the country, tied with Virginia Tech and the University of Colorado, Boulder. ...

 

 

 


  • 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 ...
  • The Geotechnical Graduate Student Society at UC Davis hosts its largest annual Round Table
    May 7, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The Geotechnical Graduate Student Society at UC Davis (GGSS) hosted its 12th annual Round Table and open house on March 8, drawing a record number of attendees and celebrating another year of geotechnical engineering at UC Davis. A packed UC Davis Conference Center was treated to day of presentations and poster ...
  • Engineering Staff Spotlight: Heidi Arnold
    May 6, 2019 By Rachel Furtado The College of Engineering’s IT Shared Services’ mission states, “COE IT strives to provide highly competent service and support to the COE community. To achieve that mission we explore the frontiers of technology and education; deliver solutions that our community can leverage and build upon; respect the independence and creativity of ...
  • New institute eyes HOME in deep space
    May 3, 2019 By Andy Fell In a significant step toward human-crewed space missions to the moon or Mars, NASA has awarded a grant of up to $15 million over five years to a new research institute led by the University of California, Davis. The HOME (Habitats Optimized for Missions of Exploration) Space Technology Research Institute will ...
  • Spring Distinguished Lecture: Soft Haptics and Soft Robotics
    April 29, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Stanford University’s Dr. Allison Okamura, this quarter’s College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture speaker, shared what she and her students have discovered through their research on soft haptics and robotics. Okamura’s presentation was delivered in the Student Community Center on April 15, 2019 to a full room of students, staff, and faculty. Okamura ...
  • Students design greenhouse for Mars
    April 26, 2019 By Andy Fell A student team from the UC Davis Space and Satellite Systems club was one of five university teams invited to present their plans for a Mars greenhouse at the NASA Langley Research Center last Tuesday, April 23.  “We all had an amazing experience learning from other teams’ ideas and interacting with professional ...
  • Congressman Garamendi and local manufacturing leaders convene at the College of Engineering
    April 23, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl On Wednesday, April 17, Congressman John Garamendi (D, CA) and his Manufacturing Advisory Board met at the College of Engineering to discuss strengthening the manufacturing sector through research and discovery. Garamendi addressed the approximately 50 board members spanning a wide range of manufacturing stakeholders from the region, along with representatives from ...
  • Chen-Nee Chuah’s team receives $4.4 million to bring AI and smart devices to healthcare
    April 9, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters When a patient is in critical condition, often times their lives and health depend on quick diagnosis, effective decision-making and timely treatment of their conditions. However, it is not always possible to bring the patient to the hospital due to location or severity of injuries. This is why electrical and computer ...
  • Engineering students tackle global waste, clean transportation and more
    April 11, 2019 By College of Engineering Staff Innovation at the College of Engineering extends to its students, as well as our faculty and staff. The university provides entrepreneurial-minded students with the resources they need to succeed through resources like the Student Startup Center, the Protoyping Labs and Startup Mentorship Accelerator (PLASMA) program, Venture Catalyst and the UC ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Diane Bryant, ’85
    March 26, 2019 UC Davis electrical engineering alumna Diane Bryant (’85) is one of the most powerful women in tech. Most recently, she was the chief operating officer of Google’s Cloud Platform where she managed Google Cloud’s supply chain optimization, customer adoption and IT product development efforts. She was previously the senior vice president and general manager of Intel Corporation’s Data ...
  • Associate Dean Ricardo Castro named American Ceramic Society Fellow
    March 25, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Ricardo H.R. Castro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, was named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). He becomes the sixth ACerS Fellow among current and emeritus faculty members of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, joining Subhash Risbud, who nominated ...
  • 2019 College of Engineering Outstanding Staff Award Winners
    March 22, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Outstanding Staff Awards. The third annual awards honor staff members who show a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the College of Engineering and consistently perform above and beyond expectations. These awards distinguish staff in the ...
  • Decision Day 2019
    March 25, 2019 By College of Engineering Staff On April 6, 2019, UC Davis will open its doors to admitted students for its annual Decision Day event. Here is a list of all the events happening throughout the morning to show prospective students and parents everything the College of Engineering has to offer. College-Wide Events Majors Fair 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 ...
  • Supporting the Next Wave of Water Leaders
    March 22, 2019 By Trevor Stewart and Ashley Han UC Davis professor and director of the Center for Watershed Sciences Jay Lund explains the important role UC Davis engineers will play in solving water problems that plague societies across the globe.  Lund is a co-champion for the World Water Initiative Big Idea, along with Nicholas Pinter of earth and planetary sciences. Big Ideas are forward-thinking, interdisciplinary programs and projects that will build on ...
  • Computer Scientists Create Programmable Self-Assembling DNA
    March 20, 2019 By Andy Fell, originally posted on UC Davis News. Computer scientists at the University of California, Davis, and the California Institute of Technology have created DNA molecules that can self-assemble into patterns essentially by running their own program. The work is published March 21 in the journal Nature. “The ultimate goal is to use computation to ...
  • The Science of Lake Tahoe: Long-term monitoring of one of the world’s most famous lakes
    March 14, 2019  By Bonnie Dickson Lake Tahoe is the largest freshwater lake in Sierra Nevada Mountains and the second deepest body of water in the United States, second only to Crater Lake in Oregon. It’s known for its pristine beauty and unparalleled clarity, having some of the clearest water of any lake worldwide. The UC Davis Tahoe ...
  • UC Davis climbs two spots in 2020 engineering graduate school rankings
    March 12, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The University of California, Davis rose two places from last year in U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of engineering graduate schools. The College of Engineering is now ranked 31st out of over 200 public and private institutions across the country, tied with Virginia Tech and the University of Colorado, Boulder. ...
  • Gearing Up for Big Changes
    March 5, 2019 By Trevor Stewart Creativity needs space, time and the proper tools for an idea to come to fruition. Thanks to a generous $5M gift from John ’69 and Mindy Baum, the Engineering Student Design Center (ESDC) will provide an expanded, visionary new space in which students will be able to dive into creative and ...
  • UC Davis engineers help students find free food while reducing waste
    February 27, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl College campus events often result in leftover food—and unnecessary waste. For students looking to quiet a rumbling tummy with a stray slice of pizza or an extra pastry, UC Davis College of Engineering students Kim Quach, Jacob Scott Bevilacqua, Thomas George Chen and Lynn Miyashita have developed an app called ...
  • Engineering Student Design Center hosts women in engineering open house
    February 25, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The Engineering Student Design Center (ESDC) hosted a well-attended Women in Engineering open house on Thursday, January 31. Student staff gave visitors a tour of the facility, showing off the lab’s nine 3D printers and demonstrating the laser cutter, which printed commemorative keychains before their eyes. The event also served an ...