• 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 ...

 

 

 


  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Diane Bryant, ’85
    March 26, 2019 UC Davis electrical engineering alumna Diane Bryant (’85) is one of the most powerful women in tech. Most recently, she was the chief operating officer of Google’s Cloud Platform where she managed Google Cloud’s supply chain optimization, customer adoption and IT product development efforts. She was previously the senior vice president and general manager of Intel Corporation’s Data ...
  • Associate Dean Ricardo Castro named American Ceramic Society Fellow
    March 25, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters Ricardo H.R. Castro, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, was named a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). He becomes the sixth ACerS Fellow among current and emeritus faculty members of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, joining Subhash Risbud, who nominated ...
  • 2019 College of Engineering Outstanding Staff Award Winners
    March 22, 2019 By Noah Pflueger-Peters The College of Engineering is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Outstanding Staff Awards. The third annual awards honor staff members who show a strong commitment to the mission and vision of the College of Engineering and consistently perform above and beyond expectations. These awards distinguish staff in the ...
  • Decision Day 2019
    March 25, 2019 By College of Engineering Staff On April 6, 2019, UC Davis will open its doors to admitted students for its annual Decision Day event. Here is a list of all the events happening throughout the morning to show prospective students and parents everything the College of Engineering has to offer. College-Wide Events Majors Fair 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 ...
  • Supporting the Next Wave of Water Leaders
    March 22, 2019 By Trevor Stewart and Ashley Han UC Davis professor and director of the Center for Watershed Sciences Jay Lund explains the important role UC Davis engineers will play in solving water problems that plague societies across the globe.  Lund is a co-champion for the World Water Initiative Big Idea, along with Nicholas Pinter of earth and planetary sciences. Big Ideas are forward-thinking, interdisciplinary programs and projects that will build on ...
  • Computer Scientists Create Programmable Self-Assembling DNA
    March 20, 2019 By Andy Fell, originally posted on UC Davis News. Computer scientists at the University of California, Davis, and the California Institute of Technology have created DNA molecules that can self-assemble into patterns essentially by running their own program. The work is published March 21 in the journal Nature. “The ultimate goal is to use computation to ...
  • 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 ...