UC Davis College of Engineering Announces Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

May 17, 2021

In March 2021, Interim Dean Jeffery C. Gibeling announced the formation of the College of Engineering Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee for staff and faculty. The mission of the college DEI committee is to advise the dean and college leadership team on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion as they relate to faculty, staff and students within the college.

In Memoriam: Tanya Whitlow

May 12, 2021

On May 9, 2021, our dear colleague, mentor and friend Tanya Whitlow passed away. A champion of student success at UC Davis for more than 25 years, Tanya designed, developed and directed the College of Engineering’s Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention (LEADR) program. This innovative program aims to recruit, retain and graduate, diverse student populations from the College of Engineering.

AvenueE Joins the College of Engineering

May 05, 2021

AvenueE is a program designed to help community college transfer students smoothly transition to UC Davis, and ultimately, a career in engineering or computer science. It aims to increase participation of women and underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), with the goal of creating a new generation of promising STEM talent and leadership.

Data Science Major Coming in Fall ’22

March 23, 2021
Recognizing that modern data science goes beyond any one discipline, the newest major at UC Davis will pull together courses from several departments to provide foundational data science skills that students can apply to a broad range of specialties. UC Davis will debut its new interdisciplinary data science major in fall 2022, providing a career pathway for undergraduates who plan to become leaders in this cutting-edge field.

UC Davis Center for Neuroengineering & Medicine Aims to Improve Quality of Life for All

December 10, 2020

With an increase in cognitive and neurological disorders such as dementia, stroke and Alzheimer’s, researchers worldwide are actively seeking pathways to help people restore neural function and improve their quality of life. The UC Davis College of Engineering announces the launch of the UC Davis Center for Neuroengineering & Medicine (NE&M), an integrated, multi-disciplinary effort that seeks to repair, restore and augment human capacity to benefit society.

A New Era in Engineering Design

November 09, 2020

On Friday, October 9, 2020, the College of Engineering kicked off the Engineering Student Design Center (ESDC) expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony and virtual celebration.

Message from Dean Jennifer Sinclair Curtis

June 06, 2020

Dear Students, Researchers and Staff:

As a member of our college family, your care in all respects is extremely important to us. The events of the past week have been very upsetting and stressful, and we are all responding in different ways. Please know that our college is fully committed to a safe, inclusive and supportive environment for all, as well as to your own individual success and well-being. We recognize some of you may be feeling overwhelmed as you navigate the end of the quarter, exams, research and/or your work.

Update on Engineering Student Design Center

May 27, 2020


Engineering Student Design Center Expansion Groundbreaking

Join Chancellor May, Dean Curtis, students, alumni, faculty and friends for an online celebration as we break ground on the Engineering Student Design Center expansion on Friday, October 9 at 11:30 a.m.

RSVP to receive Zoom access information for the groundbreaking. Details will be distributed via email in advance of this online event.