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Jeff Blokker
Sandhill Software Dev.

"There’s more vitality in the research in the engineering department at UCSB than I’ve seen in any other place."
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Bobby Brar
Teledyne Technologies

"It’s absolutely amazing how the ECE program has risen in quality, stature, and rankings across the world."
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Petar Kokotovic
Professor Emeritus

In 1991 Kokotovic helped form and direct the Center for Control, Dynamical Systems, and Computation (CCDC) until 2003.
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David Wong
D2 Technologies

As a successful entrepreneur and holder of three UCSB degrees, Wong shares his insights into the unique attributes of the department.
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Jeff Schlageter
Project Acceleration

A graduate from ECE's first class, Schlageter reflects about his experience in the department during its formative years.
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Prof. Herbert Kroemer
Nobel Prize, 2000

Kroemer reflects on his background in engineering and receiving the Nobel Prize. He also looks back at the history of the dept and offers advice to students.
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Dennis Monticelli
Texas Instruments

Monticelli discusses how his education at UCSB has led him to a 35-year career at National Semiconductor and his current involvement in the ECE department.
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Yulun Wang
InTouch Technologies

"The education allowed me to start two companies, both of which have been quite successful, and it’s been a source of new talent."
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