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

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


HFSP Career Development Award; McKnight Award; Klingenstein Award


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