New center will bolster support for innovation and entrepreneurship

May 18, 2015
Sue Carter, Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development

One of the most exciting things about working at a research university is being surrounded by great ideas. As the founder of four companies, I can attest to the satisfaction of translating ideas into products and services that impact the world. Read more


UCSC researcher works on solar cell innovation

November 6, 2010
Tovin Lapan

SANTA CRUZ - In September, the city unveiled its climate action plan, which, in part, aspires to increase the number of homes and businesses utilizing solar energy tenfold by 2020.

With a financial boost from five recently awarded grants totalling $1 million, UC Santa Cruz physics professors Sue Carter may just make that goal a little easier to attain through her research looking into cheaper and more efficient solar cells. Read more