Student organizations

EcoCAR EV Challenge

Over the next four years, UC Davis students will be designing the car of the future as part of the 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.

Space and Satellite Systems Club at UC Davis Reaches for the Stars

After nearly six years and the contributions of more than 300 undergraduate students in the Space and Satellite Systems (SSS) Club at UC Davis, the university’s first student-built satellite will be going to space for proof-of-concept experiments as part of NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative.

Colleen Bronner: A DEI Champion in the College of Engineering

Colleen E. Bronner, an associate professor of teaching and vice-chair of undergraduate studies in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is a champion of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) at UC Davis.

Her research focus is primarily in two areas: inclusive teaching pedagogy, which explores ways to teach that do not privilege or disadvantage people based on their backgrounds and experiences, and diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in engineering.

Women Machinists' Club at UC Davis Aims to Make Engineering Machine Shops More Inclusive

A new student organization at UC Davis is working to give everyone an equal opportunity to gain hands-on experience in an engineering machine shop. The Women Machinists’ Club at UC Davis (WMC) is a place for women and gender minorities to learn technical skills and develop the support network they need to succeed in a traditionally male-dominated shop environment.

February 2021 Engineering Crowdfunding Opportunities

Crowdfund UC Davis is a grassroots fundraising movement that enables a variety of campus groups led by faculty, students and staff to impact groundbreaking research, provide student support and bolster public service. There are six crowdfunding opportunities in the College of Engineering during February ranging from support for student clubs to furthering research at the UC Davis Coffee Center.

New Student Team Designs and Prototypes Mars Rovers

A new interdisciplinary engineering design team is setting its sights on Mars. RoveCrest brings together engineering students with backgrounds in artificial intelligence, programming, robotics and biology to design and prototype a Mars rover. Their goal is to compete in the Mars Society’s 2020 University Rover Challenge, held in annually at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah.

Cybersecurity Club at UC Davis Brings New Education, Competition Opportunities to Campus

As stories of data breaches and malware attacks make headline news, students at UC Davis have taken it upon themselves to become cybersecurity experts to protect themselves online. The Cybersecurity Club at UC Davis (CSC) is a community for anyone interested in cybersecurity to learn, network and hone their skills to prepare themselves for a field that’s increasingly important to the world’s security.

UC Davis Formula Racing team succeeds at 2019 Formula SAE Electric competition

UC Davis Formula Racing’s racecar, FE6, placed second in endurance, second in cost and fourth overall out of 30 teams at this year’s Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Electric international competition on June 19-22 in Lincoln, Nebraska.

UC Davis Formula Racing is an engineering student-led research team that is challenged with designing, building and racing a high-performance electric vehicle that complies with the rules annually released through SAE to compete in the annual Formula SAE Electric competition.