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Global Research Experience in Advanced Technologies (GREAT) Program

The GREAT Summer Research Program, now in collaboration with the UC Davis College of Engineering, is available to undergraduate students from participating partner institutions around the world.  Participants gain introductory research experience in state-of-the-art laboratories under mentorship of leading UC Davis faculty members in a wide variety of disciplines.

Our faculty are inspirational mentors and leading teachers—scholars in their fields. UC Davis’ 1,796 faculty members have received numerous awards and honors—they include 23 National Academy of Science members, 14 National Academy of Engineering members, 25 American Academy of Arts and Sciences members, and three Pulitzer Prize winners, among others. Learn more.