Computer Science

Computer Science is the study of the theoretical and practical aspects of computer technology and computer usage. The Computer Science Department offers courses on a wide range of topics, many of which include a mathematical component, and offers undergraduate bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in computer science, as well as the master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees. Besides offering instructional courses, the department engages in a substantial research program in which both advanced undergraduates and graduate students participate.

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Dean Alexander Wolf with the 2017-18 Dean's and Chancellor's Award Winners

Baskin Engineering announces Dean's and Chancellor's Award winners

Each academic year, the Deans and the Chancellor honor the achievements of students who go above and beyond in scholarship and creativity in their undergraduate studies. Students selected for the Dean’s and Chancellor’s Awards are those whose work exemplifies the mission of UC Santa Cruz to... Read More

DYF Award Recipients (left to right): Charles Cole, Shereen Oraby, Jude Zhu, Shweta Jain, Rakshit Agrawal, and Huazhe Wang.

Six Baskin School of Engineering students receive Dissertation Year Fellowships

Dissertation-Year Fellowships (DYFs) are state-funded, merit-based fellowships awarded on a competitive basis to doctoral graduate students who have overcome significant social or educational obstacles to achieve a college education, and whose backgrounds equip them to contribute to... Read More

Formula Slug: Race-Cars, Solar Panels, And The Key To Success

Formula Slug is a student led organization run by knowledgeable and dedicated undergraduates practicing hands-on engineering with projects such as designing solar panels and building electric race-cars. Though Formula Slug is an engineering-based student organization, the members invite anyone, of... Read More

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