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 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

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute

CITRIS announces UCSC recipients of its inaugural seed funding round

CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz is pleased to announce the award recipients of their inaugural Campus Seed Funding Program. The new program encourages multi-disciplinary teams from across campus to collaborate on projects that address social challenges through the use of... Read More

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