Sri Kurniawan designs and evaluates interactive systems that help people with special needs. Applied Mathematics & Statistics Computational Media faculty at UC Santa Cruz Brad Smith (center) works with students and Cisco engineers on new projects in the NMO Lab. 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. Jose Renau directs the first-ever OpenSPARC Center of Excellence. Computer Science faculty enjoy excellent access to Silicon Valley and the natural beauty of Santa Cruz.