Sustainability

The Age of Robot Farmers

April 09, 2019

Picking strawberries takes speed, stamina, and skill. Can a robot do it? Professor David Slaughter at the University of California, Davis demonstrates how future farmers might employ emerging technology.

Via The New Yorker

Supporting the Next Wave of Water Leaders

March 26, 2019

By Trevor Stewart and Ashley Han

UC Davis professor and director of the Center for Watershed Sciences Jay Lund explains the important role UC Davis engineers will play in solving water problems that plague societies across the globe.

Opinion: California Needs to Explore New Approaches to Water

January 18, 2019
New scientific research over the past few decades has taught us better ways to help struggling fish populations. Scientists throughout the state have determined that the water-only approach to helping fish favored by the State Water Board simply may not be the best solution.

Driven to Teach

January 07, 2019

With the goal of designing cars, Kornbluth studied engineering before working for General Motors. Now, he is the founding director of the UC Davis Program for International Energy Technologies, an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, and the champion for the Sustainable Campus, Sustainable Cities initiative. 

Via UC Davis Magazine