Machine Learning faculty at UC Santa Cruz Jose Renau directs the first-ever OpenSPARC Center of Excellence. Katia Obraczka leads the Inter-Networking Research Group, which integrates sensors and networks to understand the environment. Stephen Petersen works with students on the Greenwharf project, a low-impact marine microgrid energy system. Ed Green is interested in the evolutionary history of humans and their extinct relatives. 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