At the University of California San Diego, we constantly push boundaries and challenge expectations. Established in 1960, UC San Diego has been shaped by exceptional scholars who aren’t afraid to take risks and redefine conventional wisdom. Today, as one of the top 15 research universities in the world, we are driving innovation and change to advance society, propel economic growth and make our world a better place.
Director, Contex Robotics Insitute
Henrik Christensen is a national policy leader for the field of robotics and has testified before Congress on the subject.
Artificial Intelligence Human Robot Interaction Cognitive Robotics Robotics Autonomous Vehicles Sensor Based Manipulation Computer Vision
Professor, Bioengineering & Associate Dean, Office of the Dean of Engineering
Karen Christman's research group focuses on developing novel biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.
Biomedical Engineering Heart Attack Regenerative Medicine Heart Failure Bioengineering Tissue Engineering Polymer Chemistry Startup
Specialties: Research on federal entitlement programs, health insurance, the minimum wage, and state/local government budgets.
Coronavirus Healthcare Capacity In The USA Unemployment Health Economics Economic Stimulus Plan Medical Innovation COVID-19
Seth Cohen's research and experience include drug development, advance materials, and science policy.
Drug Discovery Metal Organic Frameworks Bioinorganic Chemistry Synthesis Inorganic Chemistry Materials Medicinal Chemistry Science Policy
Alison Coil specializes in observational astrophysics, galaxy evolution, observational cosmology, and large-scale structure
Observational Cosmology Observational Astrophysics Astrophysics Galaxy Evolution
Professor, Structural Engineering
Joel Conte specializes in the design of safer and more economic structures, especially regarding earthquakes.
Computer Modeling and Simulation Earthquake Engineering Structural Analysis Earthquake Bridges Risk Analysis Civil Engineering
Evolution of host-pathogen interactions; innate antiviral immunity; how SARS-CoV-2 & other viruses enter the human population
Evolutionary Genomics Innate Immunity Virology Host-Pathogen Interactions
Cristina Della Coletta
Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities
Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema Cultural Studies Transfer Students Arts, humanities and technology Humanities in Higher Education Arts in Higher Education Higher Education Access
Director of the International Students and Programs Office
Dulce Amor L. Dorado is the Director of the International Students and Programs Office at the University of California San Diego.
International Student Services Immigration Policy International Education
Professor of Geosciences
Neal Driscoll co-leads the ALERTWildfire network, and also researches tectonic deformation and the evolution of landscapes and seascapes.
Tsunami Wildfire Landscape and Seascape Evolution Tectonics and Structural Geology Marine Geology and Geophysics Earth Through Space and Time Neotectonics and Geohazards Earthquakes