Honors & awards

UC Davis civil and environmental engineering professor Deb Niemeier is among 11 UC researchers elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

11 UC researchers elected to National Academy of Engineering

Election is among the highest honors in the engineering profession.

Ala Qattawi UC Merced

First female auto engineering Ph.D. named emerging scholar

UC Merced pioneer recognized for her work in engineering education and mentorship.

Pre-Health Dreamers

Meet the UC honorees of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

Young alums with ties to nearly every campus earn recognition for their innovations.

UC Merced

A standout among standouts

UC lauded as the only university among Top 100 Global Innovators.

UC Santa Cruz Rachel Carson

A year of risks and rewards

Scientific advancements, student achievements and a new 'collision space' cap off a remarkable 2016.


11 innovative UC researchers elected to National Academy of Inventors

New fellows from seven campuses bring UC's total membership to 51.

UC Santa Cruz Breakthrough Prize

UC Santa Barbara physicist and UC Santa Cruz biologist named 2017 Breakthrough Prize winners

Two UC professors win the most lucrative award in science, with a third earning early-career honors.

UC Santa Barbara teacher classroom

Teaching toward the future

Education professor receives a 2017 President’s Research Catalyst Award to lead a nine-campus consortium.

UC Irvine AAAS

36 UC researchers named AAAS fellows

They are recognized for their contributions to innovation, education and scientific leadership.

UC Merced global rankings

UC campuses rank among world's best

U.S. News and World Report rates every UC among the best universities in the world.