Brad Smith (center) works with students and Cisco engineers on new projects in the NMO Lab. Computer Science faculty enjoy excellent access to Silicon Valley and the natural beauty of Santa Cruz. For their senior capstone design project, a team of engineering undergraduates builds a lightweight bionic exoskeleton Computer Graphics and Information Visualization faculty at UC Santa Cruz Programming languages and Software Engineering faculty at UC Santa Cruz The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute unlocks the world's genomic data to accelerate scientific breakthroughs Jose Renau directs the first-ever OpenSPARC Center of Excellence. Ed Green is interested in the evolutionary history of humans and their extinct relatives.