Holger Schmidt directs the Applied Optics Group and the W.M. Keck Center for Nanoscale Optofluidics. Professors Elkaim and Dunbar lead research on autonomous systems at all scales. Brad Smith (center) works with students and Cisco engineers on new projects in the NMO Lab. Corporate Sponsored Senior Projects Program Sri Kurniawan designs and evaluates interactive systems that help people with special needs. Database faculty at UC Santa Cruz For their senior capstone design project, a team of engineering undergraduates builds a lightweight bionic exoskeleton Computational Media and Computer Science faculty enjoy excellent access to Silicon Valley and the natural beauty of Santa Cruz.