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, www.abet.org. Learn more about ABET Accreditation.
public university in the nation for students focused on making an impact in the world (Princeton Review, 2022)
in the top 50 institutions by total bachelor’s degrees awarded in computer engineering (ASEE, 2020)
in 2019, UCSC was named to the Association of American Universities, joining just 65 other universities
for social mobility (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)
The sky is no limit
Baskin Engineers are on a quest to build spectrometers on a chip – tiny devices for separating and measuring light at ultraviolet, visible, and infrared wavelengths to study the properties of objects in the sky.