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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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Our Mission

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

This is how we make bold possible

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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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Visit us in La Jolla, California. We are a campus overlooking the Pacific Ocean in San Diego. This is technology's perfect climate.

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Recent News

Decoding birds' brain signals into syllables of song
September 23, 2021

Researchers can predict what syllables a bird will sing—and when it will sing them—by re...

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Graduate students honored as Siebel Scholars
September 23, 2021

Five graduate students working at the interface of engineering and medicine have been honored as 202...

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Computer scientists honored for their work discovering that cars are vulnerable to hacking
September 22, 2021

More than 10 years ago, a team from the  University of California San Diego and University of W...

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Three Jacobs School undergraduate programs ranked in nation's top 10
September 14, 2021

Three undergraduate academic programs at the Jacobs School of Engineering were ranked in the top 10 ...

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How a plant virus could protect and save your lungs from metastatic cancer
September 14, 2021

Using a virus that grows in black-eyed pea plants, researchers developed a new therapy that could ke...

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