Academic advisors are here to help you get the most out of your undergraduate engineering education and prepare for a successful career. The following Mission and Vision statements were developed by the full College of Engineering Advising staff to communicate the guiding principles for advising. Please take some time to read a bit more about how College of Engineering advisors endeavor to serve you and how you can contact them.

Vision

To become an academic advising program that enhances the experience of all undergraduate engineering students at the University of California, Davis, and that sets the standard for excellence in advising.

Mission

The College of Engineering’s Academic Advising Mission is to provide timely and accurate advising to cultivate connections, success, and advancement in engineering excellence. We empower and support students with achieving their educational, professional, and personal goals; and we advocate for our students and programs through campus partnerships.

Contact

Engineering Undergraduate Office
1050 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-1979
engugrad@ucdavis.edu

Engineering Undergraduate Office Advisors

Vacant

International Academic Advisor
 

 

Lisa Laughter

Lisa Laughter

First-Year Academic Advisor
llaughter@ucdavis.edu

Read Lisa's bio

Shadaya Litt

Shadaya Litt

Academic Advisor and ABET College Staff Support
sklitt@ucdavis.edu

Read Shadaya's bio

Lili Mirshahzadeh

Lili Mirshahzadeh

Academic Advisor
lmirshahzadeh@ucdavis.edu

Read Lili's bio

Engineering Undergraduate Office Peer Advisors

Stephan Alfaro

Major: Biochemical Engineering
Year: Senior

Dakota Huckabaa

Major: Material Science & Engineering
Year: Senior

Lisana Goldstein

Major: Computer Engineering
Year: Junior

Mikayla Matriano

Major: Biomedical Engineering
Year: Senior

Nolan Pham

Major: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Year: Junior

Akanksha Rawat

Major: Electrical Engineering
Year: Junior

Leslie Rodriguez

Major: Civil Engineering
Year: Senior

Huy Tran

Major: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Year: Junior

Bill Zhang

Major: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Year: Senior

Engineering Undergraduate Office Leadership

Ralph Aldredge

Dr. Ralph C. Aldredge

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
engrugasctdean@ucdavis.edu

Read Ralph's bio

Nancy Davis

Nancy Davis

Interim Director
nldavis@ucdavis.edu

Read Nancy's bio

Leadership in Engineering Advancement, Diversity and Retention (LEADR) Program

Yesenia Cervantes-Tucker

Yesenia Cervantes-Tucker

Interim Director
ycervantestucker@ucdavis.edu

Read Yesenia's bio

 

Leo Alamillo

Leo Alamillo

Program Advisor
leojr@ucdavis.edu

Read Leo's bio

Isabelle Soukphaly

Isabelle Soukphaly

Program Assistant
isoukphaly@ucdavis.edu

Read Isabelle's bio

AvenueE Program

Yesenia Cervantes-Tucker

Yesenia Cervantes-Tucker

Director
ycervantestucker@ucdavis.edu

Read Yesenia's bio

 

Shannon Long

Shannon Long

Program Coordinator
srlong@ucdavis.edu

Read Shannon's bio

Isabelle Soukphaly

Isabelle Soukphaly

Program Assistant
isoukphaly@ucdavis.edu

Read Isabelle's bio

College of Engineering Counselor

Chris Le

Chris Le

Counseling Psychologist
chdle@ucdavis.edu

Read Chris' bio

College of Engineering Major Advisors

Aerospace Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Geoff Murry

maeughelp@ucdavis.edu
2132 Bainer Hall
(530) 752-2267

 

 

Biological Systems Engineering

Corwin Green

corgreen@ucdavis.edu
2038 Bainer Hall
(530) 754-8368

 

Biomedical Engineering

Rosalind Christian

rchristian@ucdavis.edu
2303 Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility
(530) 752-0801

 

Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering

Maria Arellano

ech-advising@ucdavis.edu or mse-advising@ucdavis.edu
3001B Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-6038

Ryan Gorsiski

ech-advising@ucdavis.edu or mse-advising@ucdavis.edu
3005 Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-2504

Sara Sweeney

ech-advising@ucdavis.edu or mse-advising@ucdavis.edu
3045 Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-2504

 

Civil Engineering

Rachel LeBrett

rmlebrett@ucdavis.edu
2009 Ghausi Hall
(530) 752-8948

 

 

Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

Marji LeGrand

legrand@ucdavis.edu
2064 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-0897

Forrest Pratt

fapratt@ucdavis.edu   ​​​​
2064 Kemper Hall
(530) 754-7436

 

Computer Science and Engineering

Jason Sison

csugadvising@ucdavis.edu
2063 Kemper Hall
(530) 752-1338