• 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 ...

 

 

 


  • Staff Spotlight: Jonathan Klane
    July 19, 2019 By Rachel Furtado Jonathan Klane recently joined the UC Davis College of Engineering as the Director of Strategic Change in Safety Culture and Programs. Jonathan is now the point of contact for all things risk and safety related and is the safety liaison to Dean Curtis. One of Jonathan’s main goals is to help ...
  • Destined for success
    July 17, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl  Destiny cannot be contained. After a decade in the College of Engineering, Destiny Garcia is now mere months away from earning her Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering. An energetic and warm young woman, she is finally taking a moment to reflect on her experiences at UC Davis.  Raised in Fairfield, ...
  • UC Davis Formula Racing team succeeds at 2019 Formula SAE Electric competition
    July 11, 2019 By Rachel Furtado UC Davis Formula Racing’s racecar, FE6, placed second in endurance, second in cost and fourth overall out of 30 teams at this year’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Electric international competition on June 19-22 in Lincoln, Nebraska. UC Davis Formula Racing is an engineering student-led research team that is challenged with ...
  • Ralph Aldredge: Engineering success for all students
    July 10, 2019 By Brady Oppenheim When Dr. Ralph Aldredge begins his new position as the UC Davis College of Engineering’s Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies in summer 2019, he will bring a long history of student advocacy to his latest role. A professor in the college’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Aldredge has worked at classroom, ...
  • Roland Faller named Associate Dean of Facilities and Capital Planning
    June 18, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Chemical Engineering professor Roland Faller will serve as the College of Engineering’s next Associate Dean of Facilities and Capital Planning, beginning July 1. As associate dean, Faller will manage all College of Engineering capital projects and oversee space allocations, renovations and repairs, as well as new space construction. He will also serve ...
  • UC Davis professors organize First International Workshop on Bio-Inspired Geotechnics
    June 12, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters An easel with the words “Bio-Inspired Geotechnics” pointed visitors towards a cozy room with wooden walls, a deep green patterned carpet and rows of tables and chairs at the Alisomar Hotel and Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA. A melting pot of experts with research interests as diverse as geotechnical engineering, ...
  • A glimpse of the 2019 Engineering Design Showcase
    May 31, 2019 By Rachel Furtado & Noah Pflueger-Peters The College of Engineering will host over 180 student teams along with various industry judges at this year’s Engineering Design Showcase on Thursday, June 6 from 1-4 p.m. at the UC Davis ARC Pavilion. The Engineering Design Showcase is an opportunity for senior design teams and engineering clubs to ...
  • Entrepreneur Brian Underwood to deliver keynote at 2019 Engineering Commencement
    May 29, 2019 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Brian Underwood, UC Davis engineering alumnus and co-founder of the company that developed the technology underlying high-definition video devices (HDMI) and digital visual interface (DVI), will deliver the keynote address at the College of Engineering’s spring 2019 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 14 at 2 p.m. at the ARC Pavilion. Underwood ...
  • College of Engineering Alumna Cynthia Murphy-Ortega wins 2019 Industry Trailblazer Award
    May 29, 2019 By Rachel Furtado College of Engineering alumna Cynthia Murphy-Ortega was recognized for her contribution to enhancing and inspiring the career success of women in STEM with this year’s Industry Trailblazer Award from Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN). Murphy-Ortega graduated from UC Davis with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1991. After graduating, she ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Robert Kiss ‘84
    May 29, 2019 By Elizabeth Thomson Among his accomplishments over a 27-year career in the biotechnology industry, Robert Kiss has helped develop and manufacture multiple biotherapeutics, including Herceptin® for the treatment of breast cancer and Rituxan® for lymphoma. In 2019 Kiss, who spent 24 years at Genentech, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering for “contributions ...
  • Biswanath Mukherjee to deliver UC Davis Annual Faculty Lecture on June 4
    May 23, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Distinguished Professor of Computer Science Biswanath Mukherjee will deliver the UC Davis Annual Faculty Lecture from 12-1 p.m. on June 4, 2019 in the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Ballroom B. The lecture is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by May 30. The Annual ...
  • 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 ...