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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Sara Abrahamsson at the nanofabrication facility where her team makes their custom-designed optics components. (Photo by Gustav Pettersson)

Microscope expert develops powerful new tools for biologists

For biologists, the golden age of microscopy is now. Powerful techniques developed in recent decades enable scientists to study living cells in unprecedented detail, and new techniques continue to push the limits of light microscopes. Sara Abrahamsson, an assistant professor of electrical and... Read More

UC Santa Cruz researchers win four CITRIS seed funding awards

UC Santa Cruz researchers are principal investigators of four collaborative teams chosen for funding by the the signature seed funding program of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute. Ten teams received a one-time award of up... Read More

Vice Chancellor Scott Brandt

Federal funds invested in research infrastructure

UC Santa Cruz will invest nearly $6 million in its research tools this academic year, thanks to awards from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes for Health. Each year, we can submit three proposals to the NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation program, which typically funds... Read More

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