News from Statistics

September 23, 2021
Each department is gaining at least one new faculty member this academic year, furthering the school’s effort to expand and diversify course offerings and research opportunities.
September 17, 2021
During the week of September 20, Baskin Engineering will recognize our exceptional postdoctoral scholars and their tremendous contributions to university research and the academic and professional development of undergraduate and graduate students.
June 14, 2021
The top UC Santa Cruz startup teams presented their pitches at the grand finale of the annual IDEA Hub Pitch Contest, hosted by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development.
June 4, 2021
Noted author and Baskin Engineering alumnus Michael Lopp joined Dean Alexander Wolf at this month’s University Forum for a virtual conversation on leadership in the 21st century.
June 2, 2021
During the final talk of the Diverse Voices 2021 series, Baskin Engineering alumnus Sheldon Logan homed in on the topic of deep-rooted anti-Black racism in America and the actions we need to take to work towards a more just society.
May 20, 2021
Jossie Haines’s captivating Diverse Voices 2021 talk called for resilience, mentorship, and equal opportunity to increase representation of women in the tech industry.
May 19, 2021
The Baskin School of Engineering and Genomics Institute hosted a two-day, virtual symposium showcasing the research of six UC postdoctoral fellows.
April 26, 2021
Courage and dedication were the themes centered around Kelly Harkins Kincaid’s motivating Diverse Voices 2021 talk about her journey from academia to industry.
April 15, 2021
Diverse Voices: Season 3 kicked off on Tuesday, April 6 with an inspiring and anecdotal talk by industry leader and alumnus Mothusi Pahl.
March 23, 2021
Through participation with the organization Code 2040, the largest racial equity community in tech, alumna Lehua Sparrow is advancing the effort to increase representation of underrepresented groups in tech.
March 15, 2021
TIM alumna Jessica Xie’s technical expertise and humanitarianism allows her to tackle complex social issues, helping to lead the way to a more equal and just world.
March 2, 2021
Diverse Voices, a professional speaker series, returns this April for its third season.
February 12, 2021
In honor of Presidents’ Day 2021, and in preparation for Engineers Week, we’re celebrating past presidents who made contributions to the engineering field.
February 11, 2021
February 11th marks the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
October 1, 2020

The Baskin School of Engineering welcomes nine new faculty members this year, bringing the total faculty count to 115. These new faculty bring expertise in a wide range of subjects to the school of engineering, including statistical computing, computer security, human-robot interaction, wireless communications, serious games, artificial intelligence, and more.

New Faculty of the Baskin School of Engineering 2020-21:

September 1, 2020
The Institute for Foundations of Data Science is a collaboration between UC Santa Cruz, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and University of Chicago.
August 31, 2020

In April 2020, Alianza UCMX, a partnership between the University of California and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), put out a special call for “Binational Collaboration Addressing COVID-19.” They offered $10,000 per project (split evenly between universities), with the possibility of an extension after six months.

August 11, 2020
All seventeen of UC Santa Cruz’s graduate engineering programs have chosen to temporarily waive the GRE test requirement for 2021 applicants. Ten programs have permanently dropped the test.
July 15, 2020
Applied mathematics and statistics M.S. alumna Julissa Martinez describes how statistics allows her to see how the world is changing- especially in the time of Covid-19.
April 24, 2020
Incoming AD prepares to take on role as “change agent” to enhance education for engineering students
March 25, 2020
Carmen Robinson will advance student excellence and achievement
February 19, 2020
UCSC students share how they got introduced to engineering, and what they love about it.
December 5, 2019

On October 31st, six leading figures from the broader engineering and technology community converged on UC Santa Cruz for the inaugural Baskin School of Engineering Dean’s Council meeting. The mission of the Council is to help ensure that the bold research and well-rounded graduates of Baskin Engineering can best be deployed in the world beyond UC Santa Cruz.

November 18, 2019
This series highlights the achievements of UCSC engineering faculty, alumni, and student researchers whose work best epitomizes our university’s shared values of high-impact research with an uncommon commitment to teaching, social responsibility, and community.
September 18, 2019
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Santa Cruz is pleased to announce the award recipients of their inaugural Campus Seed Funding Program.