For their senior capstone design project, a team of engineering undergraduates builds a lightweight bionic exoskeleton Holger Schmidt directs the Applied Optics Group and the W.M. Keck Center for Nanoscale Optofluidics. JJ Garcia-Luna-Aceves leads a team of researchers at UCSC and six other universities in developing ad-hoc wireless networking. Ed Green is interested in the evolutionary history of humans and their extinct relatives. Computational Media faculty at UC Santa Cruz Brad Smith (center) works with students and Cisco engineers on new projects in the NMO Lab. Katia Obraczka leads the Inter-Networking Research Group, which integrates sensors and networks to understand the environment. Machine Learning faculty at UC Santa Cruz