Electrical Engineering

The Electrical 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 Engineering curriculum. Our undergraduate program is ABET accredited.


Professor Ali Yanik Brings the Focus to Single Cells

Assistant Professor Ali Yanik of the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz describes his research in The Scientist magazine. The research involves creating an optical force strong enough to separate a single cell from those surrounding it. With this research,... Read More

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


Upcoming Events

May 21

EE 290 Graduate Seminar: Dr. Marcela Gomez

Dr. Marcela Gomez
Assistant Professor
Jun 4

EE 290 Graduate Seminar: Dr. Victor Zhirnov

Dr. Victor Zhirnov
Chief Scientist