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Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UC Santa Cruz aims to achieve engineering discoveries that benefit humankind through a combination of curiosity, open-mindedness, and inclusiveness. We aim to provide undergraduate and graduate students with inspiration and quality education, believing that rigor, creativity, and excitement should be part of the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum. Our Electrical Engineering undergraduate program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http:www.abet.org.

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UC Santa Cruz researchers develop scalable method for virus detection

Early diagnosis of infectious diseases can lead to accurate treatments and can prevent transmission and long-term complications. But to detect and identify an infectious disease is not easy. Disease-causing pathogens are normally present in low concentrations, requiring extremely sensitive devices... Read More

Olivia Oswald in the first Tesla Model X at the production launch event

Alumni stories: How hands-on experience at UC Santa Cruz landed Olivia Oswald her dream job

Just six months after she graduated from the UC Santa Cruz Baskin School of Engineering with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 2014, Olivia Oswald landed a dream career at Tesla, a clean-energy company famous for its electric vehicles.  “I feel very lucky to be where I’m at,” Oswald says. “... Read More

Carmen Robinson

Baskin Engineering appoints first program director for student excellence, engagement, and inclusion

Dr. Carmen Robinson has been appointed the first Program Director for Student Excellence, Engagement, and Inclusion in the Baskin School of Engineering. Robinson has served as the school’s Director of Undergraduate Affairs since 2017. The appointment was made by Dean Alexander Wolf.  “This is... Read More

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Apr 13

Field Experimentation: Exploring Emerging Technologies in a Multi-institutional Learning Environment

Dr. Raymond Buettner
Associate Professor of Information Sciences
Apr 14

POSTPONED: Diverse Voices: Cornell Verdeja-Woodson

Cornell Verdeja-Woodson
Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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