UC Davis Center for


Integration and Performance

Ruby Houchens

Ruby is a 3rd year undergraduate studying mechanical engineering. She is a shop tech in the Engineering Student Design Center, a founding member of the Women Machinists' Club, and former VP of Engineers Without Borders. She is also a swing dancer with Davis Swing Dancers, a photographer, former circus camper, and jiu jitsu enthusiast. She is interning with NASA JSC for Summer 2020 in SK3, and thoroughly enjoys learning how to use engineering to improve the safety of EVAs and other awesome, dangerous activities.