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.

Faculty Openings


Applied Optics and Optofluidics

Bioelectronic and Bioprotonic

Cyber-Physical Systems

Robotics and Control

Uncertainty Aware
Robot Control


Baskin Engineering's Yu Zhang Imagines the Future

Yu Zhang, an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, participated in the New York Academy of Sciences Magazine's piece on how scientists from all over the world believe the future will be shaped by science and technology. For Professor... Read More

Rolandi Group Interfaces Electronics with Living Systems

Marco Rolandi, an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz, along with his team at the Baskin School of Engineering are exploring the capabilities of bioelectronic and bioprotonic devices. These devices could eventually have applications in areas... Read More

11 Faculty Members Join The Baskin School Of Engineering In 2017-18

The Baskin School of Engineering welcomes 11 new faculty this year, bringing the school’s total faculty count to 101. The new faculty members bring a wide range of expertise to the engineering school, enhancing already strong programs such as data science and computational genomics, and bringing... Read More