Biomedical engineer Julia Choi wants to move life-saving technologies out of the research lab and into the world. Toward that goal, she joined more than 40 fellow scientists and engineers from universities across the U.S. at the inaugural Biomedical Engineering Entrepreneurship Academy at UC Davis last summer. Participants, ranging from professors to first-year graduate students, brought their research in fields from cancer to cardiovascular medicine to neurology—and a thirst to see their work have a real-world impact.
The week-long intensive academy, presented by the Graduate School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurship (now the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, see page 2), integrates lectures, exercises and team projects to teach the building blocks of entrepreneurship.
Argentina and Chile: Two countries that share a common language and climate but remain worlds apart. As Chile flexes its economic muscles, Argentina struggles.
Following 10 weeks of intensive classroom preparation, 18 UC Davis MBA students recently traveled to Buenos Aires and Santiago accompanied by Wil Agatstein, executive director for the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Their goal: new insight into international trade and the distinct twists in each country’s business environment.
Feb. 1: Teleconference meeting with University of California Business School Deans, Dean Andy Policano, Dean Judy Olian, Dean Rich Lyons and Dean Bob Sullivan, to discuss the University of California Summer Institute for Emerging Managers and Leaders.
Attended and gave a presentation titled “Sacramento’s Golden Opportunity” at the River City Bank’s 2012 Business Outlook Luncheon. The presentation was focused on the once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform economic development in our region.
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.