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The school academic departments include Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, as well as the recently added Department of Computational Medicine, which is affiliated with both the David Geffen School of Medicine and Samueli. In addition, UCLA Samueli offers the Master of Science in Engineering Online program and a Master of Engineering professional degree program.
In 2000, the engineering school was re-named in honor of alumnus Henry Samueli, following a $30 million gift that supported capital improvements as well as fellowships for graduate students and early career faculty. In 2019, Samueli and his wife Susan gave another gift of $100 million to support the school’s expansion well into the next decade.
The school’s facilities include four major buildings — Boelter Hall, Engineering-IV, Engineering-V and Engineering-VI. Recent renovations have added the Student Creativity Center — home to many of its student organizations, and the Innovation Laboratory — a makerspace for hands-on learning and creativity.
The school is ranked No.1 public university (No. 2 in 2021 overall) for its online master’s program by U.S. News & World Report.
A UCLA electrical and computer engineering team is set to lead a multi-university group of researchers that has received a three-year, $3.75 million grant
Nhan Levan, a UCLA professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles on Sept. 5 with his family by his side.
A UCLA electrical and computer engineering team is set to lead a multi-university group of researchers that has received a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the Army Research Office (ARO) to develop secure
When Evelyn Cortez-Davis ’92 was 12 years old, she and her family fled El Salvador, traveling through Guatemala and Mexico to reach Los Angeles.
A UCLA-led team of engineers and chemists has taken a major step forward in the development of microbial fuel cells — a technology that utilizes natural bacteria to extract electrons from organic matter in wastewater
After more than a year of remote instruction, the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering will kick off the 2021-22 academic year by offering majority in-person classes.