UARC: The University Affiliated Research Center
A partnership between UCSC and NASA Ames Research Center

layout University Affiliated Research Center - UC Santa Cruz - NASA Ames Research Center

Welcome to the University Affiliated Research Center - a partnership between UCSC and NASA Ames Research Center

The University of California Santa Cruz has established and is leading a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) at NASA Ames. In September 2003, the University of California (UC) was awarded a ten-year research contract by NASA Ames. Research under this contract focuses on information technology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, computer science, aerospace operations, astrobiology and fundamental biology. The UARC conducts long-term focused research tasks in NASA’s growing multidisciplinary research mission needs.

As part of the UARC, a Systems Teaching Institute (STI), directed by San Jose State University Foundation, has been formed. The STI enables students from UC, San Jose State University, and Foothill-De Anza Junior College District to work alongside University and Ames researchers; enhancing their educational experience while training them to become 21st Century world class scientist, engineers, and educators.

The UARC is an establishment of collaborations with organizations that are the best in their fields delivering excellent-driven research and training the scientists of tomorrow.

Focused Research in:

Aerospace

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Earth Sciences

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Information Technology / Computer Sciences

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Space Sciences / Sustainability Research / Nano Sciences

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UARC YouTube
Youtube.com/UCSCUARCfos

twitter UARC Twitter
Twitter.com/UARC_Ames

UARC Facebook
Facebook.com/UARC.UCSC

STI Facebook
Facebook.com/Systems
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