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  • UC Davis Biosystems Engineers Win EPA Funding
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program has awarded a $14,473 grant to Josh Claypool and Sara Pace, both UC Davis Ph.D. students in biological systems engineering. Their project, “Biorenewable Methane Production,” is one of 42 student-led proposals to have qualified for Phase I funding via the EPA’s annual P3 ...
  • Engineering Student Startup Center Receives First Major Gift
    David Kappos believes that addressing many of the world’s most daunting problems can be condensed to a single word: Innovation. “Innovation is where the action is,” he explains. “It’s the most important human activity for education and industry, for our country and the entire world. Innovation creates opportunity, jobs, great new products and services, better health ...
  • CHMS Research Breakthrough Published in Science Magazine
    Sabyasachi Sen, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CHMS), is senior author on a paper, published Aug. 29 in the journal Science, which charts groundbreaking work conducted by his Amorphous Materials Research Group. The report, “Observation of the Transition State for Pressure-Induced BO3 -> BO4 Conversion in Glass,” ...
  • Atul N. Parikh Publishes Study in Prestigious Online Journal
    Atul N. Parikh, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science at UC Davis, has collaborated on a study published in the prestigious online journal eLife. The article, “Oscillatory Phase Separation in Giant Lipid Vesicles Induced by Transmembrane Osmotic Differentials,” is derived from research conducted by Parikh, ...
  • Student entrepreneurs tackle plastics challenge
    DAVIS, CA, October, 2014—In the 1967 film The Graduate, young Dustin Hoffman quite famously is encouraged to heed the advice of an elder who gravely whispers two short syllables: “Plastics.” Nobody could have anticipated, half a century later, that this same word would become an environmental scourge, thanks to ubiquitous empty bottles and bags blighting neighborhood ...
  • Broader Distribution for Cristina Davis’ Dolphin Research
    An innovative study on Atlantic bottlenose dolphins led by Cristina Davis, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is poised for recognition far beyond its Sept. 25, 2014 publication in the journal Analytical Chemistry. The article, “Metabolite Content Profiling of Bottlenose Dolphin Exhaled Breath,” will be distributed Oct. 15 as ...
  • Eureka! Connects Engineering Students and Employers
    Starting fall quarter 2014, the term Eureka! has taken on an entirely new meaning at the UC Davis College of Engineering. An opt-in student profile database that allows the College of Engineering’s corporate partners to precisely target those students who fit potential job parameters, Eureka! is an innovative approach to matching graduate students and undergraduates with potential ...
  • Angelique Louie Shares Innovative Teaching Methodology at Annual NAE Symposium
    Angelique Louie, a professor and vice-chair of the UC Davis Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a fully paid invitation to attend the National Academy of Engineering‘s annual Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium. The event will take place Oct. 26-29 at the National Academies’ Beckman Center in Irvine, Calif. All invited participants have been asked to ...
  • John Owens Receives Inaugural Adobe Award
    Adobe, a global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions, has presented one of its inaugural Digital Marketing Research Awards to John Owens, the Child Family Professor of Engineering and Entrepreneurship in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Owens and co-PI Stephen Boyd, a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University’s ...
  • Five Things Every New UC Davis Engineering Student Should Know
    Updated 07/07/2017 We look forward to welcoming all of our new first-year engineering students to the UC Davis College of Engineering. As a freshman, things can sometimes seem overwhelming, but here are some tips for fitting in quickly from Alin Wakefield, former Student Affairs Officer for the College of Engineering. 1. Visit Your Major Adviser The General Catalog ...
  • C-STEM Center Coursework Granted A-G Program Status
    September 16, 2014, DAVIS, CA—The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has awarded A-G Program Status to the UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education (C-STEM Center). This new standing streamlines the process by which California high schools and middle schools can add C-STEM’s innovative coursework to their own curricula, thereby ...
  • Helping Engineering Students Achieve Success
    Alum Mike Coffey supports resources to aid engineering undergraduates DAVIS, Calif.; Sept. 18, 2014–When he attended UC Davis in the early 1980s, Mike Coffey could have used something like the College of Engineering’s Leadership in Engineering Advancement Diversity and Retention (LEADR) Student Center. “I was the only one, in my family of five, who went to college,” ...
  • Student Engineers Recognized at Mars Society Competition
    The UC Davis Space Engineering Research and Graduate Program (SpaceED) team, dubbed Eclipse, took fourth place during the International Inspiration Mars Student Design Contest. The event challenged the student teams to present workable design proposals for a two-person Mars flyby mission. Competition results were announced at the 17th annual International Mars Society Convention, which took ...
  • Erkin Şeker selected for NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education
    Erkin Şeker, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a fully paid invitation to attend the National Academy of Engineering‘s annual Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium. The event will take place Oct. 26-29, 2014 at the National Academies’ Beckman Center in Irvine, Calif. All invited participants have been ...
  • Civil Engineering Graduate Wins TK Hsieh Prize
    The Institution of Civil Engineers based in London, UK has awarded its annual TK Hsieh Prize to Brina Montoya, Jason DeJong and Ross Boulanger, for their paper “Dynamic Response of Liquefiable Sand Improved by Microbial-Induced Calcite Precipitation,” published in the March 2013 issue of Géotechnique. The paper is based on Montoya’s PhD work at UC Davis, ...
  • CNM2 Obtains NSF Funding for Cutting-Edge Research Equipment
    The National Science Foundation’s Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) has agreed to fund a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) proposal from the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). The $489,125 grant, along with matching funds from UC Davis, will allow the College of Engineering’s Center for Nano and Micro Manufacturing ...
  • Islam, Olson Receive NSF Innovation Award
    The National Science Foundation’s Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships has presented an award to M. Saif Islam, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and director of the campus’ Center for Nano and Micro Manufacturing (CNM2). This Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research (PFI-AIR) Technology Translation award, in the ...
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Team Receives NSF Grant
    The National Science Foundation’s Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) has awarded a three-year grant of $500,001 to a team led by Principal Investigator Xiaoguang “Leo” Liu, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). The project, titled “Reconfigurable Bandpass Sampling Receivers for Software-Defined Radio Applications,” will ...
  • Engineering Student Scholar Awards
  • Engineering Design Showcase: Sepsis Support for Google Glass