Meet Our New Faculty

The College of Engineering welcomed ten new faculty in the 2021-22 academic year with diverse experience and expertise in teaching, AI/machine learning, security, pavement engineering, quantum computing, optics, food engineering and more.

Two Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Two professors from the University of California, Davis, have been elected as members of the National Academy of Engineering. Professors Daniel Sperling and Kate Scow join 13 other current UC Davis faculty members who are in the academy.

UC Davis Students Put Engineering and Professional Skills Into Global Practice

In the remote learning environment, students in a UC Davis University Writing Program engineering writing class have a new way to engage in global collaborations. Ten small-scope, high-impact projects offered by companies based in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, and Spain are giving undergraduate engineering students in UWP102E the opportunity to put professional writing and communication skills into practice.

UC Davis Partnered Pavement Research Center Receives $32 Million Interagency Agreement from Caltrans for Pavement Research

Caltrans has approved a $32 million interagency agreement to continue the work of the Partnered Pavement Research Center project led by civil and environmental engineering professor John Harvey.

The University of California Pavement Research Center (UCPRC) is dedicated to using innovative research and sound engineering principles to improve pavement structures, materials, and technologies.

2020 Outstanding Faculty Award Recipients and Faculty Awards

Each year, the UC Davis College of Engineering recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and community. Faculty members are nominated by their respective departments and are selected by the college’s faculty awards committee. These four professors will receive awards honoring their exceptional accomplishments during the virtual Celebration of Faculty Excellence on October 20, from 5-6 pm.