Bob Coates completed his bachelor’s degree in biological and agricultural engineering at UC Davis. For his senior design project, he designed and tested a system to monitor individual cow feeding habits at the university’s dairy.
“This was the start of my interest in precision agriculture,” he says. “I completed a master’s degree with Professor Michael Delwiche at UC Davis by exploring ideas for precision irrigation in orchards.”
Anita Oberbauer’s father was a rancher, and he nurtured her interest in livestock when she was growing up. She earned a BS at UC Davis and then moved east to Cornell University for her PhD emphasizing food animal growth and development. These experiences instilled in her a deep abiding affinity for animal agriculture that is sustainable from environmental, economic and social perspectives.
Juliana Maria Leite Nobrega de Moura Bell is an expert in membrane filtration and a project scientist at the Advanced Milk Processing Lab, located in the university’s Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science. She holds a Ph.D. in food processing from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), São Paulo, Brazil, and completed her doctoral training in France at the European Institute of Membrane and Agricultural Research for Development.
Heather Shapiro graduated from UC Davis in 2013 with a Ph.D. in neuroscience. Her research focused on using brain imaging and behavioral cognitive experiments to examine neural correlates of learning impairments in children with developmental disabilities. Heather is an alumna of the Business Development Fellows program 2010/11.
Heather is now the co-founder of Neurecall, an educational technology startup. We caught up with her in winter 2014 to learn more about her work.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.