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.

News

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

UC Santa Cruz engineers Ahsan Habib (left) and Ali Yanik have developed ultrasensitive nanoscale optical probes to monitor the bioelectric activity of neurons and other electrogenic cells. (Photo by C. Lagattuta)

Novel nanoprobes show promise for optical monitoring of neural activity

Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed ultrasensitive nanoscale optical probes to monitor the bioelectric activity of neurons and other excitable cells. This novel readout technology could enable scientists to study how neural circuits function at an unprecedented scale by monitoring large... Read More

Ph.D. Student Yohei Rosen

Baskin Fellowship provides support for graduate student's interdisciplinary research

Yohei Rosen, a graduate student in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Jack Baskin and Peggy Downes-Baskin Fellowship. Mathematician, MD, and PhD Rosen has a very unique background for a graduate student in engineering. After completing... Read More

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