Welcome to the Jacobs School of Engineering alumni page
As a graduate of the UC San Diego Irwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering, you are automatically a part of our expansive alumni network. The alumni office at the Jacobs School is your resource to stay connected to the university and fellow Tritons, to assist you as you grow professionally and to share ways to inspire and support the next generation of alumni. Your alumni community, over 230,000 and growing, is always close no matter where you are.
CONNECT AND GROW
Tritons Connect is an online community of UC San Diego alumni, students, staff and faculty. It's a Triton exclusive network where you can be matched with a mentor, post and apply for job opportunities, join a community group, access a directory of Triton community members, and so much more!
Career Center Alumni Resources
As you think about what's to come in your professional journey, remember the Career Center can be one part of your strategy. Working with thousands of students and alumni every year, the Career Center understands the trends and has likely experienced or helped with whatever challenge you're facing.
Jacobs School alumni are sought after by industry leaders for their engineering knowledge and abilities. The Corporate Affiliates Program provides you access to career opportunities brought to you by our Corporate Partners. Create a profile on the Jacobs Portal*, and apply for career opportunities.
Master of Advanced Studies
Offering three highly critical engineering master's programs tailored to the needs of working, engineering professionals and industry needs, the Master of Advanced Studies degree program allows for students to continue working while earning their master's in an in-class academic environment.
All across the country, our alumni have the opportunity to reenergize old friendships and make new connections at one of our signature events. You can also stay involved in our vibrant alumni community through a UC San Diego regional alumni club or affinity group. Join us!
Sep 28 - UC San Diego Alumni Regional Series in DC
Oct 4 - UC San Diego Jacobs School Alumni Mixer in Palo Alto
Oct 5 - UC San Diego Alumni Regional Series in San Francisco
Date: Thursday, October 5 | 6 to 8:30 p.m. PT
Location: California Academy of Sciences - The Terrace | 55 Music Concourse Dr., San Francisco, CA 94118
Contact: UC San Diego Alumni | firstname.lastname@example.org
IN THE KNOW
STAY IN TOUCH
Jesse De La Trinidad
Director, Alumni Relations
To our alumni community,
As the Alumni Director for the Irwin and Joan Jacobs School of Engineering, I aim to develop and sustain the connection between alumni and the Jacobs School well after graduation. I am committed to facilitating opportunities for alumni to support students, research, and more at UC San Diego.
I enjoy staying in touch with alumni and finding meaningful ways to connect them to the university, provide them with practical information and news, celebrate their accomplishments, and involve them in our expansive network through events and mentorship opportunities.
Reach me at email@example.com to share your story, sign up for an event and more or connect with me through:
Empowering students, research and the community — it's something you can be a part of.
You can join a collective effort to support the Jacobs School in our commitment to converge minds and inspire the next generation of engineers.
Please visit our giving page to make your contribution or get more information about how you can support the initiative of your choice. Your involvement matters, and we are here to partner with you in creating a legacy of support, innovation, and togetherness.
November 4, 2022
By using a combination of personalized scans as well as digital designs and 3D printing on a large scale, the LIMBER team believes it could reduce the cost of a prosthesis by anywhere from 50% to 90%, delivering prosthetics much faster to those who need them. Full Story
September 29, 2022
The UC San Diego campus community turned out in big numbers last Friday to celebrate the opening of the sleek and soaring Franklin Antonio Hall. The 186,000 square foot building is not only innovative in its architecture, it’s also ground-breaking in how research teams are organized within the building. Full Story
August 2, 2022
Battery researchers and other engineers from University of California San Diego, with collaboration from the LG Energy Solution, have published a forward-looking perspective article in the journal Joule. In the article, the researchers outline three categories of engineering challenges that must be solved in order to transition all-solid-state batteries from the laboratory toward large-scale industrial manufacturing. These three challenges are that of precursors, processing and pressure. Full Story
Alumni Q&A: David Loo, serial entrepreneur on his journey and inviting luck into your professional life
May 24, 2022
David Loo graduated from UC San Diego in 1991 with a degree in computer engineering. During his 35-year career, he worked his way up from software engineer to founding developer of ServiceNow and CEO of Perspectium, the company he cofounded after leaving ServiceNow. In this Q&A, Loo talks about his journey and gives some advice about how to invite luck into your professional life. Full Story
May 19, 2022
Using this combination of personalized scans as well as digital designs and 3D-printing on a large scale could reduce the cost of a prosthesis by anywhere from 50% to 90% and deliver prosthetics much faster to those who need them. Ph student Joshua Pelz, postdoctoral researcher Luca De Vivo and prosthetics expert Herb Barrack have formed a startup, LIMBER Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc., to commercialize the technology. Full Story
May 4, 2022
Bioengineers and cardiologists from UC San Diego invented a technology that can accurately and noninvasively map atrial and ventricular heart arrhythmias in a matter of minutes. The technology demonstrated 97.3 percent accuracy in a clinical validation study, and recently received FDA clearance. Full Story
February 24, 2022
Jacobs School of Engineering alumnus Britton Boras shares how his graduate degree prepared him for a career at Pfizer, where he was on the team that developed a COVID-19 antiviral pill. Full Story
January 27, 2022
After arriving in the United States from Myanmar at age 13, UC San Diego alumnus Lin Thu Hein is now using his degree in electrical engineering to bring solar-powered lighting to people off the grid and displaced by the recent unrest in his home state of Kachin in Myanmar. He received an Echoing Green Fellowship for this work. Full Story
January 24, 2022
Paul A. Libby, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the University of California San Diego, passed away on Nov. 2, 2021, at the age of 100 in La Jolla, Calif. An international expert in turbulence and combustion, Libby was recruited in 1964 by Professor Stanford “Sol” Penner as one of 10 founding faculty members of the Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Science (AMES) at the newly formed campus in La Jolla. Full Story