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Research

The UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering seeks discoveries that fuel economic prosperity in California and the nation, and enhance the quality of life for people everywhere.

Research Institutes

Research Institutes »
Our affiliated research institutes bring faculty, students and industry together to develop significant advances in focused areas of study. Our institutes place a high priority on collaboration, technology transfer, and educational opportunities that prepare our graduates to meet industrial human resources needs.

Collaboration and Commercialization

Collaboration and Commercialization »
The Jacobs School proactively seeks corporate partners to collaborate with us in education, research and innovation. Learn about our Corporate Affiliates Program and our von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center.

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates »
As a research university, we provide our undergraduate students with an unparalleled abundance of opportunities to get involved in research. Such experience is highly sought after by competitive engineering graduate programs and industry.