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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Recent News

These screen-printed, flexible sensors allow earbuds to record brain activity and exercise levels
September 28, 2023

A pair of earbuds can be turned into a tool to record the electrical activity of the brain as well a...

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Nanoparticles Made From Plant Viruses Could Be Farmers' New Ally in Pest Control
September 21, 2023

UC San Diego engineers have devised a new solution to control a major agricultural menace, root-dama...

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A $2 Million UC San Diego Materials Science Win
September 20, 2023

Materials science researchers at UC San Diego, University of Alabama, and Colorado State University ...

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Students Integrating Engineering in Medicine Honored as Siebel Scholars
September 19, 2023

Five UC San Diego graduate students working at the intersection of engineering and medicine have bee...

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Celebrating 25 years as the Jacobs School of Engineering
September 19, 2023

The University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering is celebrating 25 years of being...

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