Spencer L. Smith

Spencer L. Smith

Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering


2002 Bio Engineering Building

University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5100

Awards of Distinction: 

Early-Career awards:
- Klingenstein Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences, 2013-2016
- Human Frontier Science Program Career Development Award, 2012-2015
- Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty, 2017
- Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2019

Research awards:
- McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award, 2015-2017


HFSP Career Development Award; McKnight Award; Klingenstein Award, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers


Bioengineering, Systems Biology

Neuroengineering, Optics, Imaging, Neuroscience, Vision, Neural modeling, Electronics


PhD  Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, University of California, Los Angeles
BS  Physics and Mathematics, University of Iowa