Engineering Progress Magazine Spring 2021

NSF CAREER award winners

Breaking Records: Eight Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Eight College of Engineering assistant professors received National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards this year, setting a college record and helping UC Davis lead the nation. The CAREER Award is the NSF’s most prestigious honor for early-career researchers, recognizing faculty with the potential to serve as role models in research, teaching, service and leadership.

Read more about the recipients and a summary of their award-winning projects

Meet Our New Faculty

Engineering Progress Spring 2021 new faculty members

The UC Davis College of Engineering is excited to welcome ten new faculty members for the 2020-21 academic year. These new faculty are eager to address challenges facing society today and collaborate with their new colleagues in the college and across the university.

  • Md Shamim Ahamed, Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • Audrey Fan, Biomedical Engineering and Neurology
  • Kelly Kissock, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Ali Moghimi, Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • Shima Nazari, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Julian Panetta, Computer Science
  • Emilie Roncali, Biomedical Engineering and Radiology
  • Zubair Shafiq, Computer Science
  • Iman Soltani, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Setareh Rafatirad, Computer Science

Read more about our new faculty members