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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David Haussler

David Haussler

Distinguished Professor of Biomolecular Engineering

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Steve Kang

Sung-Mo "Steve" Kang

Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Phokion Kolaitis, Baskin Distinguished Professor

Phokion Kolaitis

Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Computer Science and Engineering

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Darryl Long is an Endowed Chair at UCSC

Darrell Long

Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Kumar Malavalli Endowed Chair in Storage Systems

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Marc Mangel

Marc Mangel

Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Applied Mathematics

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Steve Whittaker is a Professor of Computational Media at UCSC

Stephen Whittaker

Distinguished Professor 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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Lise Getoor is a Engineering Professor at UCSC

Lise Getoor

Jack Baskin Chair in Computer Engineering

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Ethan Miller is an Endowed Professor at UCSC

Ethan Miller

Symantec Presidential Chair for Storage and Security

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Holder Schmidt is an Endowed Professor at UCSC

Holger Schmidt

Narinder Singh Kapany Endowed Chair in Optoelectronics

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Joshua Smart is a Endowed Chair at UCSC

Joshua Stuart

Jack Baskin Endowed Chair in Biomolecular Engineering

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Olena Vaske

Olena Vaske

Colligan Presidential Chair