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 ABET accredited.

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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

Professor Ricardo Sanfelice.

Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) awards $450,000 grant to UCSC for dynamic and control research

Flying an autonomous vehicle through unfamiliar terrain demands better, more reliable, algorithms; UCSC Engineer Ricardo Sanfelice aims to deliver them. The US Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded Professor Ricardo Sanfelice, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, a... Read More

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Researchers at UC Santa Cruz receive training to model optical components and systems

There’s a unique collaboration taking place between the Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Department and the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at UC Santa Cruz. Optical system researchers in the Baskin School of Engineering’s ECE department are building custom-designed... Read More

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Feb 26

Responsible Data Science

Lise Getoor
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
Apr 29

ECE Seminar (EE290): 5 things I wish I knew when I decided to start a company

Laura Mather
Chief Executive Officer, Board Director and Entrepreneur