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.
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego Director, California Institute For Telecommunications & Information Technology, UC San Diego
Ramesh Rao is involved on a day-to-day basis with a wide variety of interdisciplinary and collaborative research initiatives.
Network Architecture Wireless Communication Computer Networking Network Performance Wireless Networks
Stefan Savage specializes in computer engineering with a focus on cybersecurity.
Security Cybersecurity Computer Engineering Computer Science
Infectious Disease Specialist
Dr. Chip Schooley's personal research interests include HCV, influenza and HIV pathogenesis.
COVID-19 Tropical Medicine HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Clinical Trials Infection Immunology Drug Resistance Influenza Coronavirus
Chair and Professor of Bioengineering, Professor Chemistry and Biochemistry and Nanotechnology
Research in the Subramaniam laboratory spans several areas of bioinformatics, systems biology and medicine.
Neurology Systems Medicine Bioengineering Gene Expression and Regulation Genetics and Genomics Systems Biology Metabolomics
Professor of International Relations; Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation
David Victor's research focuses on highly regulated industries and how regulation affects the operation of major energy markets.
Energy Development Energy Markets Energy Policy Climate Change Sustainable Development Development Issues
Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs, Dean of UC San Diego Extension and Adjunct Professor of Sociology
She is a thought leader and subject matter expert on aligning workforce development with regional economic growth.
Economic Growth Sociology Public Speaking Strategic Planning Program Management Gig Economy Worker Behavior
Professor of Political Science
Barbara F. Walter's current research is on the behavior of rebel groups in civil wars.
The Strategic Use of Internet Propaganda The Causes, Duration, and Resolution of Civil Wars Extremist Ideology in War Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Professor & Charles Lee Powell Endowed Chair in Mathematics
Ruth Williams is a mathematician working with stochastic processes as models for complex systems and networks.
Systems Biology Mathematics Probability Theory Stochastic Processes and Applications Complex networks (e.g., optimization and control, resource sharing, dimension reduction)
Associate Professor of Political Science
Tom K. Wong's research focuses on the politics of immigration and how it links to race, ethnicity and identity.
Immigrant Civic Engagement Interior Immigration Enforcement DACA Immigration Policy Sanctuary Policies Border Wall
Professor of Mathematics & Rita L. Atkinson Endowed Chair
Efim Zelmanov is an expert in algebra.
Mathematics Infinite Discrete Groups Algebra Jordan Algebra Profinite Groups