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  • 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. ...

 

 

 


  • 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 ...
  • How Fast Are Ice Shelves Really Melting?
    February 22, 2019 By Kat Kerlin, originally posted on UC Davis News. A small group of scientists and doctoral students from the University of California, Davis, recently returned from Antarctica, where they became the first group to collect turbulence measurements from an underwater glider beneath an ice shelf.  This multinational collaboration being led by the Korea Polar Research ...
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2019
    February 21, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters February 21 is “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day,” also known as Girl Day. Part of National Engineers Week, the day encourages engineers to introduce their discipline to girls by promoting understanding of what engineers do and inspiring them to pursue engineering as a career. At UC Davis, we take pride in the ...
  • UC Davis Engineering Week 2019
    February 18-22 is National Engineers Week, or E-Week. Join the UC Davis College of Engineering and the UC Davis Engineering Joint Council (EJC) for the annual week-long celebration of engineering at UC Davis and around the world. The EJC is comprised of student representatives from each of the Engineering Student Organizations and professional society chapters at Davis, ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Adam Davis, ‘04
    February 14, 2019 By Bonnie Dickson Adam Davis graduated from UC Davis in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He is a Principal Engineer at Weston & Associates Mechanical Engineers, Inc., a full-service design engineering firm providing mechanical engineering services to architects and owners for projects throughout California. Through his involvement with the American Society ...
  • Carnegie Mellon’s David Dzombak continues 2018-19 distinguished lecture series with U.S. water, climate research
    January 28, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Dr. David Dzombak, Hamerschlag Professor and Department Head of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University spoke at this quarter’s College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, January 24. He delivered his lecture in the Student Community Center to a full room of faculty, staff, undergraduates and graduate students all ...
  • Engineering Staff Spotlight: CNM2 Research Administrator Paula Lee
    January 17, 2019 By Bonnie Dickson The College of Engineering’s Center for Nano and Micro Manufacturing (CNM2) is a shared research facility that includes a roughly 10,000 square foot cleanroom for micro and nano-fabrication and novel, scalable research and technology development. The campus and College of Engineering have made significant investments in CNM2 in recent years and ...
  • COSMOS aims to inspire future scientists, engineers
    January 15, 2019 By Elizabeth Thomson A professor at UC San Diego and a UC Davis doctoral student in statistics – with a bachelor’s in math from UC Berkeley – are among the alumni of the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS), a four-week statewide program for the most talented high-school students in the ...
  • At the Interface Between Robots and Humans
    January 15, 2019 By Elizabeth Thomson When Sarah O’Meara arrived at UC Davis she had little experience writing software and had never conducted an experiment involving human subjects. Now, the mechanical and aerospace engineering doctoral student has a passion for both and is on track for a career that combines them in her research on robots that ...
  • Steven George Named Chair of UC Davis Biomedical Engineering
    Renowned UC Davis M.D./Ph.D. to helm one of the nation’s top-ranked biomedical engineering departments January 09, 2019 By Brady Oppenheim The College of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is pleased to announce biomedical engineering professor Steven George as the Department’s new chair effective Jan. 1, 2019. “I’m excited and quite energized by the opportunity to lead the UC Davis Biomedical Engineering ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Jose Velazquez, Toward a Future of Electric Cars
    January 7, 2019 By Elizabeth Thomson Jose Velazquez was eight years old when he moved to the United States from Mexico. He has gone on to become the first in his immediate family to graduate from college, going on to earn a Ph.D. in mechanical and aeronautical engineering from UC Davis in 2017. Always obsessed with cars, ...
  • Winter Distinguished Lecture: Interbasin Transfers and Water Risk in the U.S.
    January 8, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The College of Engineering will welcome Carnegie Mellon University’s David Dzombak as its winter 2019 distinguished lecturer. Dzombak will deliver his lecture, “Interbasin Transfers and Water Risk in the United States,” at 4 p.m. on January 24 at the UC Davis Student Community Center. Interbasin transfer (IBT) are manmade systems that transport water ...
  • Alyssa Panitch Joins College of Engineering Leadership Team
    January 4, 2019 By Bonnie Dickson The UC Davis College of Engineering is pleased to announce Alyssa Panitch as the College’s Executive Associate Dean and Associate Dean of Academic Personnel and Planning. Her appointment was effective December 1, 2018. As a member of the College’s leadership team, Panitch will work closely with Dean Jennifer Curtis and other college ...
  • Rich Terrazas ’93: Following the Flow of Water
    November 30, 2018 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Rich Terrazas (’93) graduated from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. Though he had a background in structural engineering, he soon found himself working in the water industry. As Director of the Project Management Office at the environmental engineering firm Brown and Caldwell, Rich uses his engineering design ...
  • UC Davis Wins Amazon’s 2018 Alexa Artificial Intelligence Challenge
    November 27, 2018 By Bonnie Dickson UC Davis Team Gunrock won the global 2018 Amazon Alexa Prize for creating the best conversational chatbot and advancing modern artificial intelligence. The announcement of this $500,000 prize was made yesterday at the annual Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Zhou Yu, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering’s ...
  • Human Images from World’s 1st Total-Body Scanner Unveiled
      November 19, 2018 By Dorsey Griffith EXPLORER, the world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3D picture of the whole human body at once, has produced its first scans. The brainchild of UC Davis scientists Simon Cherry and Ramsey Badawi, EXPLORER is a combined positron emission tomography (PET) and X-ray computed tomography (CT) scanner that can ...