Professor Shiva Abbaszadeh collaborating with Western Digital to advance the engineering of chalcogenide alloys in novel semiconductor devices

Shiva Abbaszadeh

The Radiological Instrumentation Laboratory (RIL) directed by Shiva Abbaszadeh, has entered into a research and development agreement with Western Digital, a leading data infrastructure company, to advance optical and electronic properties of chalcogenide alloys.

Preet Kaur: Alumna

Degree Program: Biomolecular Engineering, B.S. and Bioinformatics, B.S.
Undergraduate Institution: UC Santa Cruz
Department: Biomolecular Engineering

“Some of my closest friends are from bioengineering and bioinformatics. Seeing my friends succeed and being a part of that success is something I’m really proud of.”

Cutting-edge research in engineering and science presented at the first annual Baskin Engineering UC Postdoctoral Fellowship Symposium

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PPFP) and Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (CPFP) Symposium flyer

The Baskin School of Engineering and Genomics Institute hosted a two-day, virtual symposium showcasing the research of six UC postdoctoral fellows.

Keerthi Krishnan: Alumnus

Degree Program: B.S., Computer Science, minor in Applied Mathematics
Graduate Institution: Chapman University
Undergraduate Institution: UC Santa Cruz
Department: Computer Science and Engineering

“Baskin [Engineering] gave me that forefront of knowledge that allowed me to excel in my graduate career.”

Marcela Alfaro-Córdoba: New Faculty

Graduate Institution: Iowa State University, M.S., North Carolina State University, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution: Universidad de Costa Rica
Department: Statistics

“It’s exciting to introduce the topic of statistics to people that have no prior knowledge or experience with the field. My goal is to motivate students to keep learning about the field of statistics.”

Akhil Dixit: Graduate Student

Akhil Dixit: Graduate Student

Degree Program: Computer Science, Ph.D.
Graduate Institution: UC Santa Cruz
Undergraduate Institution: University of Pune, India
Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Hometown: Pune, India

“One highlight from the research I’ve done in my Ph.D. program is winning the ACM SIGMOD Student Research Competition in Amsterdam in 2019. It was a very exciting moment for me.”

Evan Pepper: Alumnus

Degree Program: Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics, B.S.
Graduate Institution: University of Washington, working towards a Ph.D. in Molecular Engineering
Undergraduate Institution: UC Santa Cruz
Department: Biomolecular Engineering

“The ACE program is what motivated me to continue my involvement in academia and what encouraged me to pursue a career in education to hopefully become a professor one day.”

Manping Jia: Graduate Student

Manping Jia: Graduate Student

Degree Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D.
Graduate Institution: UC Santa Cruz, University of Science and Technology, Beijing (M.S., Materials Science)
Undergraduate Institution: University of Science and Technology, Beijing
Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Hometown: Datong, China

“My dream job would be one where I could develop wearable bioelectronic devices for health monitoring.”