Marco Rolandi (ECE): Promoted to full professor

July 23, 2020 | Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz

Marco Rolandi is Professor and Chair of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. He is an expert in bioelectronic ion conducting devices, bioelectronics to control biological processes, biomimetic materials integration in micro- and nanostructures, and biosensors. His work on bioelectronic transistors and shark electrosensors has been highlighted in The New York Times, the Washington Post, New Scientist, MRS 360, IEEE Spectrum, Materials Views, Engadget, Popular Science, and several others. Marco is a senior fellow of the Center for Innovations Teaching and Learning (CITL) at UC Santa Cruz. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a NSF Career Award and a $3M Untenured Faculty award. He has received more than $20M in federal funding from sponsors including NSF, ONR, AFOSR, DOE, NIH, and DARPA, and is the Principle Investigator on a recent $16M DARPA award.