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.
Associate Professor, Family Medicine And Public Health
Research is broadly focused on advancing methods in the design, creation, optimization, evaluation, & reuse of digital health technologies.
Coronavirus Psychology During COVID-19 Digital Health Agile Science Precision Health COVID-19
Ken Intriligator specializes in quantum field theory, string theory, supersymmetry, and interconnections of these theories.
Quantum Electrodynamics Supersymmetry Quantum Physics String Theory Qauntum Field Theory
Professor of Medicine
Dr. Catriona Jamieson is a board-certified hematologist with broad clinical expertise in caring for patients with hematologic malignancies.
Bone Marrow Transplantation Bone Marrow Polycythemia Vera Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Myelofibrosis and Essential Thrombocythemia Hematologic Malignancies
Professor and Chair, Section of Neurobiology
Yishi Jin's work assists to understand the molecular genetic mechanisms underlying the development and function of the nervous system.
Signal Transduction Genetics Neurobiology Synaptic Activity
Associate Professor of Literature
Sara Johnson focuses on literature, theory and history of the Hispanophone, Francophone and Anglophone Caribbean and its diasporas.
Diaspora Hemispheric Studies Caribbean Literature Francophone Literature African Diaspora Cultural Studies
Brian Keating is an expert in the study of the universe’s oldest light, the cosmic microwave background (CMB).
Religion and Science Cosmology Big Bang Astrophysics Space and Astrophysics
Ralph Keeling's research focuses on atmospheric composition, the carbon cycle, and climate change.
Atmospheric Gasses Air-sea Gas Exchange Atmospheric Oxygen Paleoclimate and Climate Change Global Carbon Cycle
Chair of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosciences
Dr. Alexander Khalessi specializes in cranial and endovascular neurosurgery.
Cerebrovascular Accident Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage and Endoscopic Evaluation Neurological Oncology Neurotrauma Intracranial Aneurysms Cancer Care Surgery Public Policy Endovascular Neurosurgery Cranial Neurosurgery Health Services Research Stroke Care Skull Base Surgery Extracranial Carotid Disease Management Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke Brain Tumors Concussion
Professor and Chair of Political Science
Thad Kousser specializes in American state and national politics, with particular focus on California, and government reform.
Political Reform State Politics American Politics National Politics California government
Jacobs Family Chair in Management and Engineering Leadership & Professor of Innovation, Technology & Operations
Vish Krishnan has developed unparalleled expertise in researching and teaching innovation, entrepreneurship, and product management.
Science and Technology New Product Development Innovation & Change Management Operations Management Commercialization