Faculty News

$3.7M NIH grant funds development of novel biosensor technology for diagnosing viral infections

Electrical engineer Ali Yanik is leading a team of infectious disease experts developing a low-cost, easy-to-use platform for diagnosing viral infections in point-of-care settings.

Slugs lauded as Hometown Heroes

Chancellor, faculty, staff and alumni honored at Santa Cruz Works event

Bioelectronic device achieves unprecedented control of cell membrane voltage

Tim Stephens | UCSC | September 24, 2020 In an impressive proof-of-concept demonstration, an interdisciplinary team of scientists has developed a bioelectronic system driven by a machine learning algorithm that can shift the membrane voltage in living cells and...
Slugs lauded as Hometown Heroes

Slugs lauded as Hometown Heroes

Slugs lauded as Hometown Heroes Chancellor, faculty, staff and alumni honored at Santa Cruz Works event Marc DesJardins | UCSC | December 02, 2020 UC Santa Cruz is well represented at this year’s Santa Cruz Works Hometown Heroes awards ceremony, with Chancellor...

Marco Rolandi (ECE): Promoted to full professor

Marco Rolandi (ECE): Promoted to full professor

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,...

Raising a glass (and funds) for research

Raising a glass (and funds) for research

Michael David Winery helps fund professor’s COVID-19 research with “Going Viral” Merlot June 18, 2020 | UCSC | Dan White Michael Phillips had been looking for an eye-catching, thoughtful way to honor the groundbreaking and lifesaving work of his daughter, the...