UC Davis College of Engineering

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University of California, Davis, College of Engineering
UC Davis Engineering logo.png
Type Public
Established 1962
Dean Jennifer Sinclair Curtis
Academic staff
200 [1]
Undergraduates 4,403
Postgraduates 1,159
Location Davis, California, U.S.
Website engineering.ucdavis.edu

The UC Davis College of Engineering is one of four undergraduate colleges on the campus of the University of California, Davis. One of the largest engineering programs in the U.S., the UC Davis College of Engineering offers 11 ABET-accredited undergraduate engineering majors. The college offers majors from a broad scope of engineering disciplines, including aerospace science, biochemical, biological systems, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer science, electrical, materials science, and mechanical engineering.[2]

The college attracted more than $87.4 million in research grants in fiscal year 2013-14.[3]


The college is organized into seven departments, which offer various programs of study:

  • Biological and Agricultural Engineering[4]
  • Biomedical Engineering[5]
  • Chemical Engineering and Materials Science[6]
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering[7]
  • Computer Science[8]
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering[9]
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering[10]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable alumni of the College of Engineering include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About:College of Engineering:UC Davis". Retrieved 2015-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Undergraduate Majors and Minors - College of Engineering UC Davis". Engineering.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  3. ^ "Facts About the College - College of Engineering UC Davis". Engineering.ucdavis.edu. 2015-09-17. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  4. ^ "Biological and Agricultural Engineering - Biological and Agricultural Engineering". Bae.engineering.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  5. ^ "Biomedical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering". Bme.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  6. ^ "CHMS Home - Chemical Engineering and Material Science". Chms.engineering.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  7. ^ "Civil and Environmental Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering". Cee.engr.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  8. ^ "Computer Science - Computer Science". Cs.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  9. ^ "ECE - Electrical and Computer Engineering". Ece.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  10. ^ "Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering". Mae.ucdavis.edu. Retrieved 2015-10-12.