Help us attract and retain the world’s top researchers.
UCLA Samueli has a record of attracting distinguished professors in every engineering discipline, who teach students and pursue promising areas of research. Today, 31 affiliated faculty are members of the National Academy of Engineering, and more than 60 are recipients of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
Endowed chairs empower the school to recruit and retain faculty members of distinction whose work exemplifies UCLA’s mission of education, research and public service. Endowed chairs permanently bear the name of the donor, and often are directed to a specific department or area of expertise.
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.