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UCSB College of Engineering Overview

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UCSB College of Engineering Overview

  1. 1. Can Change this on the Master Slide
  2. 2. Can Change this on the Master Slide UC Santa Barbara Engineering Mission To educate the next generation of technology leaders. To leverage our interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial strengths to create breakthroughs in knowledge and in technology that illuminate major issues and address pressing needs of society.
  3. 3. Can Change this on the Master Slide College of Engineering Facts and figures to know… 136 faculty 10 graduate programs 674 graduate students 1319 undergraduate students $52M+ research awards FY2005 19 Interdisciplinary research centers and Institutes 153 CA companies putting UC Santa Barbara research to work. 130 high technology start-ups
  4. 4. Can Change this on the Master Slide Unique attributes that give us an advantage Entrepreneurial Interdisciplinary Culture Approach Identify opportunities and react quickly Combine disciplines to solve complex problems Leverage expertise to discover innovative solutions Move discoveries beyond the laboratory Industry Technology Alliance Leadership
  5. 5. Top-Notch Faculty Can Change this on the Master Slide Faculty are recognized as leaders in their fields #1 in US - % of faculty in National Academy of Engineering Faculty represent some of the most highly cited (# citations per paper) in their fields: (ISI Thomson, Academic US ranking) Materials science, #1 (FY00-04) Mechanical engineering, #3 (FY99-03) Engineering, #2 (FY97-01) Electrical and electronic engineering, #1 (FY98-02) Conducting polymers, #1 (FY91-00) Nanotechnology research, #3 (FY92-02) Wireless/Mobile Networks, #11 (FY95-05) Papers authored by UC Santa Barbara lead the UC system in impact (Thomson Scientific) Notable faculty distinctions: 2 Nobel Laureates (4 total in Engineering and the Sciences) 27 members of the National Academy of Engineering 6 members of the National Academy of Sciences (24 total in Engineering and the Sciences) Over 30% of Engineering faculty have worked in start-up ventures Over $7 billion in M&A and over $650 million in venture funding for UCSB spin-offs in recent years
  6. 6. Significant Events in Can Change this on the Master Slide Our History Electrical Acceleration Key faculty hires. Significant Shuji First Top-Ranked Emphasis on 2 Nobel Prizes Engineers from Of New Natl. grants for Nakamura ARPANet Materials photonics, Awarded to Yale Univ. Multi-Disciplinary multi- wins 2006 Site for the Department MEMS, chemical Herb Kroemer, Start program Centers- engineering… disciplinary Millennium Internet started Alan Heeger At UCSB NSF Funded MRL move into BioEng centers Award $ 1.5 M 7.5 M 19.2 M 52.4 M 70.0M 1965 1980’s 1990’s 2000’s 2005
  7. 7. Technology Transfer this on the Master Slide Can Change Impact of UC Santa Barbara Technology • 130 high technology businesses owe their existence to UC Santa Barbara faculty and student founders • 153 companies in California are putting UC Santa Barbara research to work. • These companies include those that are: – founded by UC scientists; – sponsors of UC Discovery Grants, MICRO grants or other research at UC; – partners in the California Institutes for Science and Innovation; – contributors of gifts in support of UC research; and/or – licensees of UC technology
  8. 8. Transforming Society this on the Master Slide Can Change Areas where current research will transform society Interdisciplinary Work Long-Term Results (5-10 years) • New Materials Research, Wide-Band- • Solid State Lighting Aimed at Replacing Gap Semiconductors the Light Bulb, Energy Efficiency. • Institute for Collaborative • Biotech and Bio-Inspired Technology for Biotechnologies, Systems Biology New Materials, Devices, Sensors. Control Systems, ComputationScience, Computational Biology. • Nanotechnology • Nano-Electronics and Photonics; New Means of Energy Conservation, • Electronics and Photonics Generation and Storage/ • Optical Communications, Silicon Photonics, New Ways of Computing, • Technology Management Spintronics. • Business and Management Education Integrated with Technology: A New Model for Master’s Degree in Business
  9. 9. Materials Science Can Change this on the Master Slide Technology Leadership UC Santa Barbara is at the forefront of new materials technically – program consistently ranks #1 in the country (Science Watch ’97 – ’01), #1 ranking in ISI Citation Impact survey Materials Science is a broad foundation for the College’s excellence and emerging leadership Ranked #3 in US News World Report (2007 rankings) UC Santa Barbara’s NSF funded Materials Research Science and Engineering Center is the 3rd highest recipient of funding (out of 29 centers). Recently secured a new 6 year grant for $20.5 million. Strength in materials and device fabrication – has positioned UC Santa Barbara to influence a number of industries: Wireless and fiber-optic communications, New lighting and other energy alternatives, Biosensors, Satellite communications, Data storage, New catalysts in fuels, and plastics, Drug delivery and diagnostics Early pioneer in molecular beam epitaxy – manufacturing process which enables the development of today’s wireless and optoelectronic telecommunication devices
  10. 10. High Speed Electronics this on the Master Slide Can Change Technology Leadership Leader in compound semiconductor technologies Growing computer engineering group, leading in many areas of design, testing, verification, embedded systems Making the world’s fastest transistors and the world’s fastest amplifiers for radar, communications, and radio astronomy Superb clean room maintained, providing universal access to universities and companies across the country (33 companies thus far in 2005). Western Institute for Nanoelectronics. WIN participants come from three University of California campuses (Los Angeles, Berkeley, and Santa Barbara) and Stanford University and will focus on novel spintronics and plasmonic devices. In addition to its NRI funding, this center will also receive additional direct support from Intel and the UC Discovery program. WIN was recently launched and financially supported by the semiconductor industry. This collaborative model is testing new paradigms.
  11. 11. Photonics Can Change this on the Master Slide Technology Leadership The Photonics Group at UC Santa Barbara is targeting Silicon Photonics, Optoelectronics, Optical Networking and Communications creating the next generation of fully optical networks and signal transmission. Leadership position has initiated numerous National Multidisciplinary Centers focused on this research One of top 3 US research institutions with vertically integrated communications materials to device to systems research program (MIT and Stanford are others) Collectively over 130 students, scientists, and engineers conducting research in this area. Recent research grants include: • $16 million LASOR (laser switched optical router) project includes DARPA, Cisco, Agility, Calient, JDS Uniphase, & Stanford • $3.5 million DARPA grant to support wavelength multiplexing – truly optical network • $1.5 million Cisco funded grant to support optical label switching
  12. 12. NanotechnologyChange this on the Master Slide Can Technology Leadership Establishment of California NanoSystems Institute - which represents a multi-disciplinary collaboration with UCLA that has received >$100 million in funding from state of CA and industry. Working with the ultra small to discover new ways for information processing, semiconductor manufacturing, medical diagnostics and therapeutics, and advanced sensors. Center for Nanoscience Innovation for Defense: spintronics and quantum information processing, nanoscale electronics in semiconductors and molecules, nanophotonics for communication and computation, and nanomechanical sensors and devices UC Santa Barbara chosen for 2 NIH Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology (PEN) grants. UCSB is only university to participate in 2 PEN Grants. Developing novel technologies to diagnose and treat diseases of the heart ($13 million, with Burnham Institute) and lungs ($12.5 million, with Washington University) over five years. Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence jointly with UCSD, Burnham.
  13. 13. Computational Science and Engineering Can Change this on the Master Slide Technology Leadership Represents a multidisciplinary research and education effort developing tools to enable and accelerate scientific discovery and engineering technology. Center for Control, Dynamics and Computation (CCDC) has been cornerstone. History as one of the 1st four nodes of the ARPAnet has given UC Santa Barbara a strong foundation in computing technologies UC Santa Barbara is an emerging leader in Systems Biology. Received funding for 4 endowed chairs in Systems Biology Systems Biology uses the power of information processing to solve complex medical and communications problems (i.e., diabetic insulin cycle, cell death process, infectious cycle of bacteria) and provides solutions for new disease detection and treatment.
  14. 14. Bioengineering Change this on the Master Slide Can Technology Leadership Chemical Engineering department, key discipline in Bioengineering is a recognized leader: • ranked 2nd in country in total number of faculty citations (behind only MIT) • Chemical Engineering is a top 10 program (ranked 9 in 2007 rankings) • Department ranked 3rd in country in national academy memberships (behind only MIT and U. Minnesota) Leading discoveries arising in Mechanical Eng and Chemical Eng, in Cell Surface Display and Sorting Technologies, and Blood Glucose Monitoring that will enable quick medical diagnosis and personalized therapeutics. Systems and computational biology. Innovations can transform medical industry: drug delivery and diagnostics, bio-membrane transport, membrane biophysics, and biomedical ultrasound UCSB leads a $50 million partnership, Institute of Collaborative Biotechnologies, with MIT, Caltech, and ARMY to develop, assess, and adapt new products, new biotechnologies, and bio-inspired technologies.
  15. 15. Uniquely Successful Collaborations Master Slide Can Change this on the Solid State Lighting and Display Center Focus on advancing new semiconductor-based energy efficient lighting and display technologies through partnerships with key industry leaders. 2000 Nobel Prize winner, Herb Kroemer, conceived of practical applications for semiconductor heterojunctions, making applications such as solid-state lighting, CD players and cell phones possible. Includes 10 International Corporations Over $35 million in funding Mitsubishi Chemical – Center for Advanced Materials at UC Santa Barbara Unique industry collaboration between Mitsubishi Chemical and UCSB – clear research alignment with potential product outcomes. Over $22 million committed, leveraged by UC Discovery grants 28 patent disclosures to date – 86% improvement over current investments in technology inventions for research institutions.
  16. 16. Uniquely Successful Collaborations Master Slide Can Change this on the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies World’s most renowned researchers in the fields of biotechnology and bio-engineering focused on tackling big issues with broad applications. Over $50 million in funding from ARMY Research Office grant, academic participation led by UC Santa Barbara and includes MIT and California Institute of Technology. Includes 9 Industry collaborators and 3 Government agencies Label Switched Optical Router (LASOR) Focus on developing and demonstrating all-optical technologies and systems. $16 million from US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Joint industry-academia research that includes Stanford University, Cisco Systems, JDS Uniphase, Agility Communications, and Calient Networks.
  17. 17. Technology ManagementChange this on the Master Slide Can Program Technology Leadership College of Engineering’s Technology Management Program (TMP) Mission: Create a world class technology management program within UC Santa Barbara’s COE to educate and prepare men and women for leadership positions in new, early stage and growth oriented technology driven companies; to create and advance new knowledge; and to influence the future direction of technology management and entrepreneurial education and practice for the benefit of society. The aim over the next few years is to build the curriculum of Technology Management into a distinctive and nationally recognized brand of business and management education. The Technology Management Masters Degree will be a one-year program, aimed to accelerate the careers of engineers, scientists and others entering or working in the technology business sector.

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