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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,




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Prof. Sanfelice and a student in the lab.

The Cyber-Physical Systems Research Center celebrates its first anniversary

The Cyber-Physical Systems Research Center (CPSRC) at the University of California, Santa Cruz celebrated its first anniversary this summer and held its second annual kickoff event in October. To mark the occasion, the Center’s Director, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ricardo... Read More

Front row, left to right: Nicolle Ayon Campos, Maelia Uy-Gomez, Angela Santos, Jazmin Maravilla Mendoza.  Back row, left to right: MEP Academic Counselor Jennifer Wood, Arturo Lopez, Frank Osorio, Erika Staud, Lawrence Lawson

Connecting UCSC Students with Industry to Launch STEM Careers

Eight talented University of California Santa Cruz students gathered in downtown Los Angeles in a step towards becoming the diverse leaders of tomorrow’s tech and engineering workforce. MESA’s Student Leadership Conference brings together hand-picked engineering and computer science students with... Read More

Paper introducing new optofluidic approach for detection of single viruses named Editor’s Pick by Optics Letters

A team of Baskin Engineering researchers, including Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor and Kapany Chair of Optoelectronics Holger Schmidt, graduate students Jennifer Black, Vahid Ganjalizadeh, and postdoctoral researcher Joshua Parks, published research findings on a new optofluidic... Read More