Awards and competitions

Robert Caligiuri ’73 Builds a Legacy of Support

Robert Caligiuri '73, who has been named a 2023 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal winner, would not be where he is today without the late Distinguished Professor of the University of California, Davis, Department of Materials Science and Engineering Amiya Mukherjee.

Sandia National Laboratories Honors Students for Innovative Monitor

Biomedical engineering seniors at the University of California, Davis, have received the 2023 Sandia Engineering Design Award for a capstone project that may transform how doctors treat elevated intracranial pressure, a severe condition where pressure continues to develop in someone’s head due to a tumor, brain infection or neurological injury.

Alumni Spotlight: Abby Niesen, M.S. '21, Ph.D. '23

UC Davis doctoral graduate Abby Niesen, M.S. '21, Ph.D. '23 is arguably one of the most productive doctoral students in the history of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and quite possibly the College of Engineering, according to faculty who have been associated with UC Davis for nearly 50 years.