Davis Drone Academy lifts off, takes flight

After a two-year hiatus, the UC Davis Drone Academy returned to campus this week for a four-day camp. The academy, which began in 2018 with support from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), serves high school students from under-represented backgrounds. It is co-sponsored by CITRIS and the Banatao Institute and the UC Davis Early Academic Outreach Program.

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.