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.
Applied Mathematics
Applied Math at UCSC

We focus on mathematical methods and reasoning to solve real-world scientific and decision-making problems in areas such as engineering, medicine, the physical and biological sciences, and the social sciences.

Biomolecular Engineering
Biomolecular Lab at UCSC

We work in areas such as protein engineering, stem cell engineering, and synthetic biology by combining expertise from biology, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, and engineering.

Computational Media
Computational Media at UCSC

We engage in boundary-pushing research and education that integrates technical, interpretive, and design work to create human-centered media designed to address complex problems for societal impact.

Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering at UCSC

We span multiple areas of research such as architecture, storage, AI, theory, systems, networks, and work collaboratively with other departments within Baskin Engineering and across UC Santa Cruz.

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering at UCSC

We pursue discoveries that benefit humankind and the environment through curiosity, open-mindedness, and inclusiveness, with focus areas including robotics and control systems, electronic circuits and energy systems, photonic, electronic, and magnetic devices, and more.

Statistics at UCSC

We focus on the development of innovative and robust methods for collecting, summarizing, analyzing and interpreting data. Department faculty specialize in Bayesian nonparametric methods, Bayesian inference, prediction, and more.