Jose Renau directs the first-ever OpenSPARC Center of Excellence. Stephen Petersen works with students on the Greenwharf project, a low-impact marine microgrid energy system. Computer Science faculty enjoy excellent access to Silicon Valley and the natural beauty of Santa Cruz. Sri Kurniawan designs and evaluates interactive systems that help people with special needs. JJ Garcia-Luna-Aceves leads a team of researchers at UCSC and six other universities in developing ad-hoc wireless networking. For their senior capstone design project, a team of engineering undergraduates builds a lightweight bionic exoskeleton Systems faculty at UC Santa Cruz Katia Obraczka leads the Inter-Networking Research Group, which integrates sensors and networks to understand the environment.