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Sky High Entrepreneurial Innovation

When UCDavis ECE student Abdallah Hashem ’22 was a teenager in #Dubai, he remembers watching window washers hanging in the air cleaning the city’s many skyscrapers and thought there had to be a better way. There was.

A Re-Emergence of Picnic Day and EE-Emerge

In 2022, after a two-year hiatus, UC Davis students, faculty, staff and members of the surrounding community were finally able to come together to partake in the annual open-house celebration of Picnic Day that celebrates all things UC Davis. In addition to the re-emergence of the famed dachshund races and chemistry shows, attendees of the 2022 Picnic Day also enjoyed the innovative and interactive demonstrations of the College of Engineering’s EE-Emerge program.

NSLS-II User Profile: Roopali Kukreja, UC Davis

To investigate the functional properties of electronic and magnetic materials, Assistant Professor Roopali Kukreja leverages the coherent and highly stable x-ray beams available at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Gabriella Bond Receives 2022 Ghausi Medal

Gabriella “Gigi” Bond ’22, a BME senior known for her work-ethic, joyful energy and passion for academic research by many in the College of Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the M.S. Ghausi Medal—the college’s highest honor for undergraduate students.

The Might of Mycelium

A few miles away from West Sacramento at UC Davis, a team of engineers, scientists and designers led by Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Professor Valeria La Saponara is researching ways to apply mycelium to other human problems.

Alice Dien Hits it Out of the Park, Advances to UC Grad Slam Finals with Revolutionary Drying Research

Biological Systems Engineering Ph.D. student Alice Dien is the first engineer and first non-native English speaker to win UC Davis Grad Slam with her award-winning presentation "Cooling Down with the New Hot Air: The Future of Drying in Agriculture." She will compete for the top prize against winners from the other nine UC campuses on May 6.

EcoCAR EV Challenge Marks a New Era for UC Davis Engineering

Over the next four years, UC Davis students will be designing the car of the future as part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s EcoCAR Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge. The competition challenges students to convert a Cadillac LYRIQ EV into an autonomous, next-generation battery-electric vehicle with vehicle-to-everything connectivity so it can interact with devices and the environment.