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  • College Announces 2018 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Recipients

    Oct. 1, 2018 By College of Engineering Staff 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 JoeBen Bevirt (Mechanical Engineering, ’95), Cynthia Murphy-Ortega (Chemical Engineering, ’91) and Ken Ouimet (Chemical Engineering, ’90) as its 2018 ...

 

 

 


  • 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
  • Engineering Design Showcase: Fungi Finder Team
  • Engineering Design Showcase: CORe (Cadaver Organ Retrieval) Biopsy Device
  • Omeed Momeni Named PI in NSF Grant Project
    The National Science Foundation’s Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) has awarded a three-year grant of $219,994 to Omeed Momeni, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His project, titled “Terahertz PLL-Based Phased Array for Wide-Band Radar/Sensing Systems in Silicon,” is a collaborative endeavor between UC Davis ...
  • Prof. David Horsley’s Startup Cited by EETimes’ “Silicon 60”
    The recently published Electronic Engineering Times list of “Silicon 60: Hot Startups to Watch” includes Chirp Microsystems Inc., a company founded in late 2013 by a team that includes CTO David Horsley, a professor and vice chair for graduate studies in the UC Davis Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Chirp’s game-changing advancements in gesture-recognition technology ...
  • Q. Jane Gu Named Co-PI on NASA/JPL Project
    Q. Jane Gu, an assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named co-PI on a project to be led by Brian Drouin, of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The three-year project, titled “Spectrometer on a Chip,” will be funded by a $941,000 grant from NASA. Erich Schlect and ...
  • Chip Martel Enters the Bridge Hall of Fame
    Charles U. “Chip” Martel, a professor emeritus in the UC Davis Department of Computer Science, has been known to joke that he gets mentioned in the New York Times far more often than his campus colleagues. As it happens, though, the frequent publicity doesn’t often reference his research interests, which involve the design, analysis and applications ...
  • Charles E. Hunt Receives STAIR Grant
    Charles E. Hunt, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded one of the campus’ inaugural Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) grants. Hunt and his research team received the $50,000 grant for their project titled “Low-Cost, High-Quality, Energy-Efficient Light Sources Using FEL .” “This is a ...
  • Shu Lin Awarded Prestigious NASA Medal
    Shu Lin, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal. The honor acknowledges Lin’s 25 years of exceptional service and his “outstanding contributions to the NASA mission,” and cites him as “a world expert in communications.” NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal recognizes non-government individuals for ...
  • UC Davis Students Top American Team in Formula SAE Electric Competition
    The UC Davis Formula Racing team took third place overall, against stiff international competition, at the annual Formula SAE Electric Competition, held June 18-21, 2014 at the Lincoln Airpark, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Brazil’s Universidade Estadual de Campinas came in first, with Canada’s McGill University taking second, making the Aggie engineers the highest-placing U.S. entry, well ...
  • German Grant Supports Virtual Manufacturing Research
    The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), a German research foundation, has presented a grant to help establish a collaborative Research Training Group (RTG) between Bahram Ravani, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; David Dornfeld, a professor and Will C. Hall Family Chair in Engineering, in the UC Berkeley Department of Mechanical ...