The Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz represents a rare combination of world-class, high-impact research on a campus known for social responsibility and diversity. We offer forward-looking, interdisciplinary programs of study and engage in visionary research that improves the world and our place in it through bold and socially responsible innovation.


A team of 16 UCSC undergraduates were recognized at the 2021 iGEM Jamboree for developing a gene-elimination process to combat foodborne illness and reduce the agriculture industry’s reliance on antibiotics.
For the second year in a row, a team of UC Santa Cruz undergraduates won a gold medal at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Jamboree.
Inclusivity at Baskin Engineering
Inclusivity at UCSC

Baskin Engineering has many resources to provide access and promote academic excellence to historically underrepresented students.

Career Opportunities
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