The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering is a top-ranked engineering school set apart by our entrepreneurial culture and education programs that integrate fundamentals with real-world applications. We know how to collaborate across labs, disciplines and industries to solve the toughest problems facing society.

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We educate tomorrow's innovation workforce; conduct relevant research that drives innovation; and ensure our breakthroughs get transferred to society.

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Diversity is essential to innovation. Here at the Jacobs School of Engineering, we are creating and strengthening culture-building initiatives aimed at equity for all students, faculty and staff.

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Our engineers and computer scientists have broken boundaries and set trends from the earliest days of UC San Diego back in the early 1960s. We are a proud part of UC San Diego's ever-evolving academic community.

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Wearable Ultrasound Patch Enables Continuous, Non-Invasive Monitoring of Cerebral Blood Flow
May 22, 2024

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a wearable ultrasound patch that ...

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$21 Million Gift to UC San Diego Honors Unique Efforts to Link Chemical and Nano Engineering More Strongly
May 21, 2024

A $21M gift from Aiiso Yufeng Li (Jeff) and his wife, DongDong Li (Doreen), honors unique efforts at...

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'MUSIC Map' Reveals Some Brain Cells Age Faster and Are More Prevalent in Alzheimer’s
May 14, 2024

UC San Diego engineers have discovered that some brain cells age more rapidly than others, and they ...

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Franklin Antonio Hall Sparks Research Collaborations
May 13, 2024

From improving tools for robot-assisted surgery to studying how humans prefer to interact with robot...

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Plant Virus Treatment Shows Promise in Fighting Metastatic Cancers in Mice
May 13, 2024

An experimental treatment made from a plant virus is effective at protecting against a broad range o...

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