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January 29, 2020
On Wednesday, Feb. 19, the Institute of the Arts and Sciences will bring its local LASER—now in its seventh year of quarterly talks on campus—downtown for a special evening at the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz, beginning at 7 p.m.
January 28, 2020
The two-day conference of ten-minute talks about the joy, excitement, and surprise of computing returns to UCSC after a sold-out inaugural event last year.
January 27, 2020
Entanglements of humpback whales in fishing gear along the U.S. West Coast increased dramatically during the 2014 to 2016 marine heat wave known as the ‘warm blob’.
January 17, 2020

The SIM (Semantic Interior Mapology) web tool has been launched online for anyone to use. Using SIM’s intuitive interface, you can quickly and precisely trace the layout of a building starting from an existing map. SIM then produces a digital representation of the building’s interior in GeoJSON (a standard format), and renders it in 3-D on a regular web browser.

January 15, 2020
The 2020 CITRIS Core Seed Funding program is now open for submissions.
January 14, 2020
Jack Baskin, an entrepreneur and major philanthropic supporter of UC Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz community, died at his home in Carmel on January 12.
January 9, 2020
Biomolecular engineer Rebecca DuBois is collaborating on a large multi-institutional NIH project to create a universal vaccine for influenza.
January 6, 2020
While the rest of campus was winding down in anticipation of Thanksgiving break, Baskin Engineering hosted the western portion of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Heads Association.
December 23, 2019
Baskin Engineering staff and faculty raise funds for Santa Cruz county's Second Harvest Food Bank
December 16, 2019
Based at UCSC’s Silicon Valley Campus, the new professional master’s degree offers training in the burgeoning field of computational processing of speech and text.
December 11, 2019
Keith Corzine, a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
December 11, 2019
Lise Getoor, professor of computer science and engineering in the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.
December 6, 2019
With funding and other support from Amazon, university teams compete to advance conversational AI.
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.

December 3, 2019
Holger Schmidt, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
December 2, 2019
For Allen Aboytes, one of the best things about working in the field of computer engineering is the cooperation with others to achieve a goal.
December 2, 2019
Nine UCSC affiliates will join novelist Jonathan Franzen and a host of other speakers for TEDx Santa Cruz, a daylong extravaganza focused this year on the "Art of Hope," on Saturday, Dec. 7.
November 19, 2019
The 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list includes 18 scientists and engineers at 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.
November 18, 2019
Nature Methods has published “Nanopore native RNA sequencing of a human poly(A) transcriptome,” the results of a multi-university consortium’s investigation into this brand new method of RNA sequencing.
November 12, 2019
Computer scientist Owen Arden will lead the UCSC effort in the Baskin School of Engineering.
November 8, 2019
Prof. Leila Takayama and Kevin Weatherwax have been discussing ways to streamline the garbled three-way conversation between oceanographers, engineers and the robots and autonomous vehicles prowling beneath the Monterey Bay (and beyond).
November 4, 2019
When the nonprofit Girls Who Code started a new “College Loops” program last year, students at UC Santa Cruz were quick to establish a branch.
October 30, 2019
UCSC faculty are using the new system for research in astrophysics, climate science, materials science, chemistry, and other fields.
October 30, 2019
UCSC faculty are using the new system for research in astrophysics, climate science, materials science, chemistry, and other fields.