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The Science and Engineering Council of Santa Barbara

The Science and Engineering Council (SEC) is a non-profit organization devoted to providing interaction among individuals, companies, and institutions engaged in scientific and engineering activities within Santa Barbara County. SEC activities promote public awareness of science and the value of technical enterprises to the community.

COVID-19

Until it is safe to meet in person, the Science & Engineering Council will host meetings on Zoom the second Wednesday of each month at noon. Our Zoom meetings still feature the technical topics and extended Q&As you enjoyed in person. We look forward to resuming in-person lunch meetings when they are again safe. 

SEC activities include:

  1. Our monthly luncheon programs are open to the public. These lectures focus on topics of current interest and provide networking opportunities to engineers, scientists, and business professionals. See the list of past topics for the types of topics we host.
  2. Our Science Fair awards recognize top winners in the Santa Barbara County science fair, who present their projects at our luncheon. This gives them valuable practice in advance of the California State Science Fair. We present monetary awards, certificates, and trophies to winners in all divisions.
  3. Our STEM scholarships are for local college students in the sciences. These scholarships are administered through the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara.

If you have questions, please email us at [email protected]

Statement Regarding Black Lives Matter

The Science & Engineering Council of Santa Barbara stands in support of Black lives, acknowledging white privilege and denouncing white supremacy and police violence against all. We support action to change systemic racism and sexism in all its forms, particularly regarding STEM education and employment. We encourage the support of Black-led community organizations and Black-owned businesses.

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