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For an early history of the Department (1965-1980), see Dale Seborg’s article in Chemical Engineering Education.
A summary of the Department’s more recent history (post-1980) was included in the 2007 edition of the Department Newsletter. Be sure to register for the Newsletter by completing a brief questionnaire.
Up to 1980, the UCSB College of Engineering was quite small, consisting of only three academic departments. Although there are currently only five departments, the College was recently rated the number one Engineering Program in the U.S. by the Princeton Review.
We take great pride in the outstanding contributions of our alumni in industry, government and academia. Here are three very distinguished alums: