MAE alumna Kathy McCarthy (Ph.D. ’89) named Associate Lab Director at ORNL

On October 1, 2020, MAE alumna Kathy McCarthy (Ph.D. '89) became an Associate Lab Director (ALD) at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). She is a former student of MAE Prof. Mohamed Abdou. Dr....
Mechanical Engineering Alum is Sudsing His Way to Success

Mechanical Engineering Alum is Sudsing His Way to Success

“I should have started my own business years ago,” said Mike Raymond (’07), a mechanical engineering alum who spent more than a decade in management consulting and corporate development before starting Color Clean Soap earlier this year. “I had a great grasp of the...

Rajit Gadh quoted in Automotive News EV fast charger article

Rajit Gadh quoted in Automotive News EV fast charger article

UCLA MAE Professor Rajit Gadh, Director of UCLA SMERC, was quoted in the Automotive News article "EV fast charger technology floors it" by Lawrence Iliff. Rajit Gadh, director of the UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center, said one of the big benefits of EV use is...

UCLA MAE UAS NASA USRC Proposal Selected

UCLA MAE UAS NASA USRC Proposal Selected

UCLA MAE Unmanned Aerial Systems' (UAS) USRC proposal titled “Autonomous Vehicle Infinite Air Time Apparatus (AVIATA)” has been selected by NASA to continue to the crowdfunding step.

Virtual Commencement June 13, 12:30pm

Virtual Commencement June 13, 12:30pm

Virtual Commencement In lieu of an in-person ceremony at Pauley Pavilion, our virtual commencement will be aired on this website at 12:30 p.m. PDT on Saturday, June 13. You will also be able to watch the ceremony on the Samueli YouTube channel or via our Facebook...

MAE 2020 Commencement Awards Winners

MAE 2020 Commencement Awards Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Award Winners! HARRY M. SHOWMAN PRIZE Jimmy Erik Penaloza, BS, Mechanical Engineering, F19 Joshua Rosenberg Hooks, PhD, Mechanical Engineering, F19 CHANCELLOR’S SERVICE AWARD Sarah Kayleen Douglas, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Sp20 RUSSELL...

2020 MAE Departmental Student Awards Winners!

2020 MAE Departmental Student Awards Winners!

The MAE Department is pleased to announce the following student award recipients for 2019-20: Outstanding BS in Aerospace Engineering (co-recipients): Mia Reyes and Louis Blaya Outstanding BS in Mechanical Engineering (co-recipients): Simon Rufer and Jimmy Penaloza...

UCLA Web App Enlists Public Support to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

UCLA Web App Enlists Public Support to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19

UCLA has launched Stop COVID-19 Together to help fight the spread of COVID-19. The web-based app is a simple 5-minute survey that will enable the public to share real-time information about their exposure to the virus and specific symptoms. The app was created by UCLA...