Four UCSC engineers awarded Google Faculty Research Awards

Google campus

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.

Jared Duval: Graduate Student

Degree Program: Ph.D., Computational Media
Graduate Institution: UC Santa Cruz
Undergraduate Institution: Western New England University
Department: Computational Media
Hometown: Dudley, Massachusetts

“SpokeIt is a big team project I’m working on. It’s a game with this overarching narrative and within that game there are a bunch of therapeutic mini games that focus on different kinds of speech therapy.”

New Engineering 2 Building offers state-of-the-art facilities for research and teaching

Engineering 2 building at dusk

Completion of the Engineering 2 Building this summer has added 150,000 square feet of new office, laboratory, and classroom space on campus, primarily for the Baskin School of Engineering.