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The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering is a top-9 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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Mission Critical: How Humans and Robots Can Team up in Uncertain Environments
May 20, 2022

In the midst of a medical emergency or disaster response, how can humans and robots work together mo...

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Using everyday WiFi to help robots see and navigate better indoors
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Multi-tasking wearable continuously monitors glucose, alcohol, and lactate
May 9, 2022

Imagine being able to measure your blood sugar levels, know if you’ve had too much to drink, a...

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Breaking through to the brain
May 5, 2022

UC San Diego bioengineering Professor Ester Kwon, who leads the Nanoscale Bioengineering r...

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Unveiling the genes linked to the synthesis of many complex Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs)
May 5, 2022

In a study in Nature Communications published on May 4, 2022 entitled "Elucidating Human Milk O...

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