Holger Schmidt directs the Applied Optics Group and the W.M. Keck Center for Nanoscale Optofluidics. Database faculty at UC Santa Cruz Jose Renau directs the first-ever OpenSPARC Center of Excellence. Computational Media faculty at UC Santa Cruz Brad Smith (center) works with students and Cisco engineers on new projects in the NMO Lab. Systems faculty at UC Santa Cruz Sri Kurniawan designs and evaluates interactive systems that help people with special needs. For their senior capstone design project, a team of engineering undergraduates builds a lightweight bionic exoskeleton