Alumni

Meeting Challenges, Thinking Differently 

Alumnus Frank Mong attributes the lessons he learned from UC Davis to his success. The study and project management skills he developed while in the ECE program were transferable to his COO position.

ECE Congratulates 2021 Alumni Award Recipients and Seeks Nomination for 2022 Awards

Andrew Fong, Alysia Iglesias, and Jeremy Roberson have been awarded by their fellow alumni and current electrical and computer engineering (ECE) faculty and staff for the inaugural 2021 alumni awards: Rising Star Alumni, Outstanding Alumni Mentorship, and Alumni Leadership in Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Alumni Spotlight: Cherisa Kmetovicz, ’2010

By Constanze Ditterich 

Cherisa Kmetovicz was an engineering student at UC Davis from 2008 to 2010. She graduated with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and started working in industry right away. Today, she is a Space & Satellite Solutions Application Engineer at Keysight Technologies, Santa Rosa, and equally enjoys working with her R&D team as well as her customers.

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Diane Bryant: ECE Alumna Names Engineering Student Design Center

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

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.