• Entrepreneur Brian Underwood to deliver keynote at 2019 Engineering CommencementEntrepreneur 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 ...

 

 

 


  • 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 ...
  • Engineering Graduate Students Travel to Germany for Biophotonics Exchange Program
    November 13, 2018 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Six UC Davis Ph.D. students from the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Group traveled to Jena, Germany this September for a weeklong summer school on clinical biophotonics. These students attended lectures, visited cutting-edge research labs and presented their research to their German peers and leading experts in the field while immersing themselves in ...
  • Detecting E.coli strains using molecular electronics
    November 5, 2018 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Finding a fast and inexpensive way to detect specific strains of bacteria and viruses is critical to food safety, water quality, environmental protection and human health. However, current methods for detecting illness-causing strains of bacteria such as E. coli require either time-intensive biological cell cultures or DNA amplification approaches that ...
  • UC Davis Engineering Dean and Alumna Invited to Speak at Women in Chemical Engineering Event
    Oct. 29, 2018 By Noah Pflueger-Peters College of Engineering Dean Jennifer Sinclair Curtis and distinguished alumna and Dean’s Executive Committee member Cynthia Murphy-Ortega (’91) have been invited to speak at the annual meeting of chemical engineers (AIChE) on October 30 as part of a Women in Chemical Engineering symposium. The AIChE’s Women’s Initiative Committee (WIC), which is celebrating ...
  • Engineering Staff Spotlight: Steven Lucero, TEAM Lab Prototyper and Maker Space Guru
    October 26, 2018 By Bonnie Dickson The Department of Biomedical Engineering’s Translating Engineering Advances to Medicine (TEAM) Lab, supports roughly 1,200 faculty, student and client projects each year. From 3D-printed body parts to the fabrication of electrical-mechanical devices for pathogen detection, the TEAM Lab – and its staff – help its users bring their research to life. One ...
  • Matt Bishop and Sam King: Securing Cyberspace
      October 10, 2018 By Aditi Risbud Bartl Networks of electronic information are embedded in nearly every aspect of our daily lives. From transportation and utility systems to telecommunication, everything from personal privacy to national security depends on maintaining the integrity of information in cyberspace. In addition to our smartphones and laptops, an increasing number of smart objects are ...
  • New American Ceramic Society award named after Alexandra Navrotsky
    October 15, 2018 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has established a new award named after Distinguished Professor Alexandra Navrotsky that recognizes innovation in experimental thermodynamics of solids. The award, which will be given every other year, was established by a gift from Navrotsky herself to the society to recognize and promote exceptional thermodynamics research over ...