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Recent Press Releases

Igor Mezic

Three Professors Named Fellows of American Physical Society

Fellowship in the American Physical Society is a distinct honor signifying recognition by professional peers in physics disciplines

UCSB Team Shellphish Advances to DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge Finals

UCSB Becomes West Coast Hub of National Photonics Manufacturing Institute

Brad Chmelka

Professor Chmelka Elected to Swedish Academy of Sciences

Isla Vista Water Wheel 2015

Engineering Students Rebuild Park Water Wheel, Leaving a Legacy to Isla Vista Community

Press release archives:

2015 • 2014

Media Resources

The College of Engineering at UC Santa Barbara is dedicated to educating the next generation of engineering and science leaders to discover and apply breakthroughs in knowledge and technology. UCSB Engineering is recognized globally as a leader among the top tier of engineering education and research programs. Our programs are ranked consistently among the most prestigious Engineering institutions in the world.

UCSB Engineering is renowned in the areas of materials, electrical engineering, photonics, solid state lighting, bioengineering, nanotechnology, chemical engineering, computer science, and mechanical engineering. Our graduates work in the fields of energy efficiency, technology management, next generation electronics, biotechnology, robotics, computer security, cloud computing, materials engineering, and much more.

Quick Fact Sheet (PDF)

College Deans and Department Chairs

Meet our Dean, Nobel Prize winners, and members of the National Academies

Convergence Magazine

Convergence, the award-winning magazine of Engineering and the Sciences, is designed to offer insight into the breakthrough interdisciplinary research and teaching at UC Santa Barbara.

Visit Convergence online at convergence.ucsb.edu

College Facts

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Joint appointments 23%

Degrees Granted 2014

BS/BA 298
MS 120
PhD 94

Fall 2014 Enrollment

Undergraduates 1,421
Graduate 690

Research Centers & Institutes



Melissa Van De Werfhorst
melissa [at] engineering [dot] ucsb [dot] edu

College of Engineering
UC Santa Barbara
Harold Frank Hall 5130
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5130

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