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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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Holger Schmidt (photo by C. Lagattuta)

Engineer Holger Schmidt elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Holger Schmidt, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding... Read More

Good Engineering - logo by Ashley Lavizadeh

Good Engineering: Making a World of Difference

The Baskin School of Engineering graduates nearly a thousand engineering students per year. The holistic education we provide means that our graduates are more than just good engineers. They’re problem-solvers, eager and able to seek collaborative solutions to emerging opportunities and challenges... Read More

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

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