Facts And Figures
Undergraduates: 3,956 students
Graduate students: 1,110 master’s students and 1,082 doctoral students
Full-time faculty members: 185
Degrees granted 2019-2020
Bachelor’s of Science: 592
Master’s of Science: 732
Seven Academic Departments:
Bioengineering; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical and Computer Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
UCLA was recently ranked the #1 public university in the nation by US News & World report. UCLA Samueli includes more than 6000 undergraduate and graduate students and 190 full-time faculty members and is in the midst of its largest growth since the school was founded.The school is consistently ranked in the top 10 among U.S. public engineering schools and its online program is ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report.
38 affiliated faculty members are in the National Academy of Engineering
Engineers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and their colleagues at Stanford School of Medicine have demonstrated that drug levels inside the body can be tracked in real time using a custom smartwatch that analyzes the chemicals found in sweat.
UCLA bioengineering graduate student Trinny Tat has received a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship, considered one of the country’s most prestigious honors for graduate students beginning their studies.
Mathieu Bauchy, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award, the agency’s highest honor for faculty members in the early part of their careers.
If physical-distancing measures in the United States are relaxed while there is still no COVID-19 vaccine or treatment and when personal protective equipment remains in short supply, the number of resulting infections could be about the same as if distancing had never been implemented to begin with, according to a UCLA-led team of mathematicians and scientists.
Jessie Fleming, a materials engineering major and environmental science minor who was a four-year starter on the UCLA Women’s Soccer Team, has started her professional career, signing with Chelsea FC Women. The club, which is based in London and plays in England’s Barclays FA Women’s Super League, announced her signing on July 22.
More than 200 UCLA Samueli School of Engineering students, faculty, staff and alumni gathered together virtually in June to celebrate Enrique Ainsworth, who is retiring after spending 31 years as the executive director of the Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity (CEED) at UCLA.