Stephen Petersen works with students on the Greenwharf project, a low-impact marine microgrid energy system. The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute unlocks the world's genomic data to accelerate scientific breakthroughs Professors Elkaim and Dunbar lead research on autonomous systems at all scales. Machine Learning faculty at UC Santa Cruz Brad Smith (center) works with students and Cisco engineers on new projects in the NMO Lab. Holger Schmidt directs the Applied Optics Group and the W.M. Keck Center for Nanoscale Optofluidics. Programming languages and Software Engineering faculty at UC Santa Cruz JJ Garcia-Luna-Aceves leads a team of researchers at UCSC and six other universities in developing ad-hoc wireless networking.