Distinguished Professors and Endowed Chairs

Distinguished Professors and Endowed Chairs have received the highest academic award that UCSC can bestow on a faculty member, creating a lasting legacy for the Baskin School of Engineering.

Distinguished Professors

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Phillip Berman, Distinguished Professor

Phillip Berman

Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Biomolecular Engineering

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JJ Garcia-Luna Aceves, Distinguished Professor Computer Science and Engineering

J.J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves

Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

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Lise Getoor

Lise Getoor

Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

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David Haussler

David Haussler

Distinguished Professor of Biomolecular Engineering

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Sung-Mo "Steve" Kang

Sung-Mo "Steve" Kang

Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Phokion Kolaitis

Phokion Kolaitis

Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Computer Science and Engineering

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Darrell Long

Darrell Long

Distinguished Professor of Engineering

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Marc Mangel

Marc Mangel

Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Applied Mathematics

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Holger Schmidt

Holger Schmidt

Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Stephen Whittaker

Stephen Whittaker

Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Computational Media

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Alexander Wolf

Alexander Wolf

Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Dean of the Baskin School of Engineering

Current Endowed Chair Holders

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Scott Brandt

Scott Brandt

Sage Well Presidential Chair for Open Source Software

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Rebecca DuBois

Rebecca DuBois

Jack Baskin Endowed Chair in Biomolecular Engineering

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Lise Getoor

Lise Getoor

Jack Baskin Endowed Chair in Computer Engineering

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Katherine Isbister

Katherine Isbister

Inaugural Jack Baskin Endowed Chair in Engineering

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Darrell Long

Darrell Long

Kumar Malavalli Endowed Chair in Storage Systems

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Ethan Miller

Ethan Miller

Veritas Presidential Chair for Storage and Security

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Holger Schmidt

Holger Schmidt

Narinder Singh Kapany Endowed Chair of Optoelectronics

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Olena Vaske

Olena Vaske

Colligan Presidential Chair