Expanding the engineering profession to all.
At UCLA, diversity is an indispensable element of academic excellence. The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is committed to a diverse faculty and student body, with programs that open the opportunities an engineering education provides to anyone with the talent and the desire to succeed. A population rich in diversity expands the range of knowledge, experiences, and viewpoints, leading to innovative new solutions that otherwise wouldn’t be possible.
Programs to enable the success of all of our students, regardless of ethnic or economic background, are in place – and are working. Over the next decade, we will double the percentage of underrepresented minorities and increase the percentage of women in both our student body and our faculty.
Freeman Shen is founder, CEO and chairman of WM Motor, a Shanghai-based electric vehicle company. Established in 2015, WM Motor has been called a unicorn, with investments exceeding $1 billion and multinational conglomerates…
William A. Goddard III is the Charles and Mary Ferkel Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science and Applied Physics and director of the Materials and Process Simulation Center at the California Institute of Technology.
Jonathan Arenberg, a triple-Bruin, will receive the 2020 UCLA Samueli Professional Achievement Award for his accomplishments in the aerospace industry and his passion for sharing science with fellow Bruins and others.
The first meeting of the National Society of Black Engineers was held at Purdue University in 1975.
C. K. Ken Yang, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been appointed chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, starting July 1.
Every year, the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering selects and recognizes the outstanding achievements by a number of its alumni, faculty members and students who have excelled in various fields.