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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.
September 13, 2021
The three-year project aims to develop new quantum network models and protocols to enhance computing security.
September 13, 2021
Grants from the UC Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative will prepare students for faculty careers in biomedical sciences and Latin American and Latino Studies.
September 8, 2021
Leila Parsa, professor of electrical and computer engineering, received the Nagamori Award given by Japan’s Nagamori Foundation to commend those who have made innovative technological developments.
September 8, 2021
Sixteen UC Santa Cruz graduate students have received scholarships worth a total of $160,000 from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation for the 2021-22 academic year.
September 1, 2021
The one-year, $3 million contract with the California Department of Public Health will galvanize pandemic-related genomic data analysis efforts for the public good.
August 26, 2021
Professors Magy Seif El-Nasr and Elin Carstensdottir will use the funds to examine how college students cope and adapt in unforeseen situations.
August 26, 2021
The three-and-a-half-year project is part of a long-term research initiative to increase the safety of autonomous vehicles.
August 17, 2021
A multidisciplinary collaboration combines expertise in medical imaging technology and the ecology of plant roots to address questions with global implications.
August 9, 2021
UC Santa Cruz was awarded grants from the University of California to support two collaborative multi-campus projects for advancing faculty diversity.
August 9, 2021
The new project, a collaboration between UCSC and UC Davis Health researchers, will build on PET scan imaging tool originally developed at Baskin Engineering
August 9, 2021
The new fellowship is designed to advance anti-racism research in technology and engineering, and adds to Baskin Engineering’s expanding portfolio of efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.
July 28, 2021
Haussler, a distinguished professor of biomolecular engineering and director of the Genomics Institute, is ranked sixth in the 2021 Seventh Edition of the Top Scientists Ranking for Computer Science & Electronics.
July 8, 2021
The Socialbot Grand Challenge competition showcases the students’ mastery of conversational artificial intelligence.
July 6, 2021
The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department at the Baskin School of Engineering recently formed an External Advisory Council (EAC) comprised of four industry and academic leaders who will advise the ECE chair and faculty on long-term strategy for the department's teaching and research programs.
June 24, 2021
SANTA CRUZ, CA – June 23, 2021 – Fall quarter 2020, UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute’s Scientific Director David Haussler had an inspiration: “Let's use our Picroscope to introduce Alisal High students to research!”
June 14, 2021
Karen Miga is a longtime Genomics Institute researcher, named “one to watch” by the journal Nature
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 9, 2021
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.
June 7, 2021
Evanjelin Mahmoodi knew she was interested in STEM fields when she arrived at UC Santa Cruz but soon discovered she especially liked mathematics. Now she’s graduating with a double major in mathematics and computer science.
June 7, 2021
Vaishnavi Dornadula was a leader in creating the first-ever Baskin Day celebration, which launched in February 2020. Since then, it has turned into a popular campus tradition, with students from across the disciplines, as well as off-campus visitors.
June 4, 2021
Ray Jara liked science and was good at it, but he didn’t have college in mind until his freshman year of high school. A trip to Northern California with a college-readiness organization brought him to UC Santa Cruz. His concentration now is on photonics and electronic devices.
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.