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May 7, 2020
Computational Media Ph.D student Oleksandra Keehl will use the award to help develop a mobile game designed to help Japanese language learners master kanji, Japanese logographic script.
May 4, 2020
The dawn of good, fast, and cheap human genome assembly has arrived, thanks in part to collaboration and innovation by an international team led by UC Santa Cruz researchers.
May 1, 2020
Ricardo Sanfelice, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received the 2020 Test-of-Time Award from the Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC) conference.
April 30, 2020
As a Ph.D. student at UC Santa Cruz, Shereen Oraby was on the cutting edge of research in Natural Language Processing. Now she is working on developing machine learning models for one of the world's best-known virtual assistants.
April 24, 2020
Incoming AD prepares to take on role as “change agent” to enhance education for engineering students
April 23, 2020
Last December, TEDx Santa Cruz hosted a day-long extravaganza of talks curated around the theme of "The Art of Hope." Those talks, including ones by several UCSC affiliates, are now available for online viewing.
April 23, 2020
In 2012, seven female students from the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz were admitted to a unique scholarship program at eBay. Eight years later, four of these students can call themselves inventors.
April 17, 2020
Sina Farsiu graduated with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Baskin School of Engineering in 2005. Now he runs his own Vision and Image Processing Lab at Duke University.
April 16, 2020
Keehl is one of twenty recipients of the scholarship designed to create gender equality in the tech industry by encouraging women to excel as active participants and leaders in the field.
April 6, 2020
Electrical engineering undergraduate alumna Olivia Oswald  (‘14), shares how engaging in internships and design projects while she was a student provided her with the experience she needed to acquire a job at Tesla, where she is currently a Sr. Technical Program Manager.
April 3, 2020
The browser team at the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute has launched a new landing page for resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 1, 2020
From developing diagnostic tests to conducting surveys of infection prevalence, campus researchers are doing what they can in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 25, 2020
Carmen Robinson will advance student excellence and achievement
March 17, 2020
Jody Greene is eager—almost desperate—to help her colleagues who are facing the unprecedented challenge of shifting to remote instruction for the entire spring quarter.
March 16, 2020
Researchers demonstrated the mathematical impossibility of representing social networks and other complex networks using popular methods of ‘low-dimensional embeddings’.
March 11, 2020
Engineer Nobuhiko Kobayashi's expertise in thin-film technology could improve the performance of NASA’s next generation of space telescopes.
March 10, 2020
The problem-solving prowess of a simple slime mold has been harnessed to trace the large-scale structure of the universe.
March 10, 2020
Prof. Nobuhiko Kobayashi's expertise in thin films could improve the performance of NASA’s next generation of space telescopes that employ optical mirrors based on complex thin film structures.
March 2, 2020
Heiner Litz, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
February 27, 2020
With up to $16 million in funding from DARPA, UC Santa Cruz engineers will work with doctors and scientists at UC Davis and Tufts University to develop bioelectronic intelligent control of wound regeneration.
February 26, 2020
Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Matthew Guthaus, Professor Lise Getoor, Assistant Professor Lindsey Kuper, and Professor Jose Renau will receive funding and support, which includes tuition for a graduate student.
February 21, 2020
UC Santa Cruz has been accepted into a new national network of colleges and universities that have made an explicit commitment to developing technology that will advance the public interest.
February 19, 2020
UCSC students share how they got introduced to engineering, and what they love about it.
February 12, 2020
The UC Santa Cruz Computational Media Department Seminar Series has brought a surprising variety of speakers to campus.
February 10, 2020
UC Santa Cruz seniors Bryan Garcia, Caelum Rodriguez, Florencia Gregorio and Brett Sargent have been named this year’s Next Generation Scholars in Applied Mathematics (Next Gen SAM).