Diane Bryant: ECE Alumna Names Engineering Student Design Center

February 10, 2021

Originally posted by Ashley Han in University.

ECE alumna and information technology executive, Diane Bryant's historic $6.5 million gift to name the new Engineering Student Design Center at the University of California, Davis, aims to inspire women and other underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. It is the largest-ever single donation to the College of Engineering by an individual.

In Memoriam: Earl McCune

October 28, 2020

By Rachel Steere

UC Davis College of Engineering alumnus Earl McCune, Ph.D., ’98, electrical and computer engineering (ECE), unexpectedly passed away on May 27, 2020 at the age of 63.

McCune received his B.S. degree from UC Berkeley, M.S. degree from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from UC Davis. In his nearly 40 years of experience in wireless communications, he worked in areas including technology development, circuit design, systems architecture and integration. He was also a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who founded two groundbreaking technology companies.

Dr. Babak Taheri Appointed CEO of Silvaco Inc.

August 19, 2019
The ECE Department would like to congratulate our Chair for the Board of Advisors, Dr. Babak Taheri, for his appointment as CEO of Silvaco, Inc.