engineering

Alumni Spotlight

  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Keith Chisholm, ‘95

    A Career in Confections and Treats, for People and Pets By Elizabeth Thomson DAVIS, Calif.; Sept. 18, 2018 –Over his 23 years working with Mars, Inc., Keith Chisholm has received three patents related to manufacturing processes associated with chocolates like M&Ms®. In addition, Chisholm (’95, chemical engineering) is behind many other innovations, including many that the company ... Read more ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Dora Yen Nakafuji, Ph.D.

    Dora Yen Nakafuji, UC Davis engineering alumnaBy Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; June 14, 2018 – Dora Yen Nakafuji, Ph.D., is a member of the Strategy and Innovation Group at Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, HI, where she deploys innovative technologies for water, energy, transportation and workforce development. Most recently, she was the director of renewable energy planning at Hawaiian Electric Company. Before ... Read more ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Technology Innovator Andy Botka, ’87

    By College of Engineering Staff DAVIS, Calif.; April 6, 2018 – Andy Botka (’87, electrical and computer engineering), is the vice president of strategic planning for Keysight Technologies, a U.S. technology company that designs, tests, manufactures and optimizes electronics and software for a wide range of applications. This includes wideband satellite communications, wireless and the Internet of Things ... Read more ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Water Pioneer Jeffery Szytel, ‘98

    UC Davis Engineering alumni profile, Jefferey Szytel. Civil engineering.By Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; March 27, 2018 – Jeffery Szytel (’98, civil and environmental engineering), is founder and CEO of Water Systems Consulting, Inc. (WSC), a full service civil and environmental engineering consulting firm that specializes in providing innovative One Water solutions to public agency clients throughout the western United States. The One Water ... Read more ...
  • Engineering Alumni Spotlight: Jackson Hull ’00

    By Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; March 15, 2018 – Jackson Hull (’00) was a double major in mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering at UC Davis, and also has a master’s degree in information systems from UC Berkeley. He and his wife Aurelia (’01, communications) live in the U.K. with their three young children and their dog, ... Read more ...