The Center for Wearable Sensors brings together top UC San Diego faculty, students and researchers in sensors, low-power circuits, materials, electrochemistry, bioengineering, wireless network technologies, preventive medicine, the life sciences and more.


This coordinated environment fosters the acceleration of research and system development, and it helps prepare our students to become leaders in tomorrow’s workforce.

Advanced research informed by the needs of our industry partners sets the stage for improved human health, economic growth and innovation in the myriad fields tied to the wearable sensor platforms of tomorrow.

The Jacobs School of Engineering offers entrepreneurism programs that guide, educate and support these innovators in order to ensure that breakthroughs and innovations have the greatest chance of moving from the lab to the marketplace.

The backdrop for all this is San Diego, a global leader in wireless technologies and digital health. Collaborations between the Center for Wearable Sensors, industry partners and neighboring research institutions on The Mesa, in San Diego and beyond offer unrivaled potential for research partnerships and innovation that will improve the lives of humans everywhere.