UC Davis, Caltrans Partner to Prevent Wrong-Way Driver Crashes

July 13, 2020
Caltrans and the UC Davis Advanced Highway Maintenance and Construction Technology (AHMCT) Research Center today released two reports highlighting ways to prevent rare but often deadly collisions involving wrong-way drivers.


Transportation planning and engineering deals with the movement of people and goods in a manner consistent with society's environmental and socio-economic goals.

Transportation engineering applies engineering, physical and mathematical sciences, economics, and behavioral social science principles to plan, analyze, design, and operate resilient and sustainable transportation systems, such as highways, transit, airfields and ports.

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

July 11, 2019

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.

Jose Velazquez: Toward a Future of Electric Cars

January 07, 2019
Jose Velazquez was eight years old when he moved to the United States from Mexico. He has gone on to become the first in his immediate family to graduate from college, going on to earn a Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from UC Davis in 2017. Always obsessed with cars, he is now an engineer at Ford.