Implications of tech layoffs and economic downturn

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While the ebb and flow of industry priorities can be disruptive, engineering graduates will continue to be in high demand. The industry’s continuing growth, the unique skill set that engineering graduates possess, and their versatility and hands-on experience are all factors that make our students valuable assets to companies in the tech industry.

Building an AI-first mindset

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Generative AI technologies will not replace engineers, but they will inevitably reshape the skills and habits of mind necessary for engineers and engineering students to succeed. The worst thing we could do as responsible and progressive educators is to try to resist their presence in the classroom.

UC Santa Cruz trailblazers featured in Santa Cruz Works 2022 Titans of Tech

2022 Titans of Tech

Alexander Wolf, Baskin Engineering dean, and Becca Fenwick, director of the CITRIS Initiative on Drone Education and Research, are two of the 11 tech professionals selected to be a part of the Santa Cruz Works 2022 Titans of Tech.