Entries by Aj Cheline

Recipients of 2016 UC Davis Chancellor’s Innovation Awards Announced

Ralph J. Hexter, Acting Chancellor at the University of California, Davis, announced the recipients of a new series of innovation awards at a ceremony on June 28 in Davis. The UC Davis Chancellor’s Innovation Awards recognize faculty, community partners, and industry leaders for their work, dedication and success in achieving societal impact either through innovations […]

UC Davis partners with Sacramento business incubator Hacker Lab

The University of California, Davis and Hacker Lab, Inc., a Sacramento nonprofit organization, have entered into a collaborative agreement to include the business incubator as the third member of the university’s Distributed Research Incubation & Venture Engine (DRIVE™) Network. The alliance pairs the established facilities and resources at Hacker Lab with the services of the […]

Startups with roots at UC Davis evolve when innovations become businesses

Instead of graduating and jumping straight into the workforce, some enterprising grads are forming companies with ideas and innovations they developed at UC Davis. John Bissell (’08) helped develop a method for creating more sustainable plastic as an undergraduate studying Chemical Engineering. Tom Shapland (’07, M.S. ’11, Ph.D. ’12) worked with a team to develop […]

Innovation that feeds the world

UC Davis professors, Jorge Dubcovsky of plant sciences and Jan Dvorak of agronomy and range science, examine wheat in a campus field. Jorge Dubcovsky, Ph.D., a worldrenowned plant geneticist who leads the UC Davis wheat breeding program, develops genetic resources for improving the yield, disease-resistance and nutritional value of wheat — one of the most […]

UC Davis and BASF announce collaboration on development of new microencapsulation technology

FLORHAM PARK, NJ and DAVIS, CA, November 2, 2016 – BASF and University of California, Davis (UC Davis) entered into a collaborative research agreement to investigate a patent- pending microencapsulation technology. Developed in the lab of University Associate Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Tina Jeoh, the technology protects and improves the performance and delivery […]