Postings related to news events in the lab.
May 25, 2016
Greenhouses have a long list of benefits: higher food production, less water use, less pesticide need, longer growing season, better working conditions. There’s a problem: they’re expensive, both to install and to operate. But thanks to solar technology developed at UC Santa Cruz, greenhouses are enjoying a new moment in the sun. Read more
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
March 19th, 2015
SARA ISENBERG IN COMPANIES, FEATURED, SANTA CRUZ TECH ECOSYSTEM
A Roof that Pays for Itself: A collaboration between two local startups, Soliculture and Cityblooms, results in a solar panel that could fine-tune light for crops in urban “micro-farms,” while simultaneously generating electricity. Read more
September 25, 2014
Tyrus Miller, vice provost and dean, graduate studies
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Carter, professor of physics, as associate dean of graduate studies, effective October 1, 2014.
As associate dean of graduate studies, Professor Carter will provide... Read more
August 7, 2013
GianCarlo Onorati writes in SantaCruz.com that a team of scientists from the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) are exploring the cultivation of algae in a self-sustaining greenhouse system using a new generation of solar panels... Read more