Awards and Honors

Bang! Bang! Bang!

Students representing the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering swept this year’s Big Bang! and Little Bang! competitions.

UC Davis Wins 2 Awards From the W.M. Keck Foundation

For the first time in university history, the W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded two research teams at the University of California, Davis, with $1 million each in the same award cycle. One grant will support the creation of new technology for communications and medicine that operates at wavelengths that are not currently utilized. Associate professors Josh Hihath and Sebastian Gomez-Diaz in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are leading the research.

Chancellor Gary S. May Awarded Honorary Degree From Georgia Institute of Technology

Chancellor Gary S. May will soon have a fourth degree to add to his curriculum vitae.

He will be awarded an honorary doctorate and deliver the keynote address at the undergraduate commencement of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta on Saturday, Dec. 18.

A beloved graduate of Georgia Tech, May served there for nearly three decades before becoming UC Davis’ seventh chancellor in 2017.