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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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Recent News

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A new biomaterial that can be injected intravenously, reduces inflammation in tissue and  promo...

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Expert in matter under extreme conditions named inaugural Lin Chancellor's Endowed Chair in Engineering Science
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Farhat Beg, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC San Diego an...

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Alumni-led startup makes 3D printers for rugged environments
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For Eric Shnell, his innovation journey began right here at UC San Diego in 2018 when he founded his...

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Wearable Sensor Uses Ultrasound to Provide Cardiac Imaging On the Go
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Engineers and physicians have developed a wearable ultrasound device that can assess both the struct...

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