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Upcoming Events

Jan 30 Thu

VIP Bay Area - VC Bayside Chat

Thu, Jan 30, 2020
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Join USC Viterbi Innovation Partners Bay Area for a special new event: VC Bayside Chat Alumni panel and networking mixer Featuring: Randy Glein MS '90 Mark Stevens '81, MS '84 and more to come Thursday, January 30, 2020 Hero...

Jan 30 Thu

Viterbi Career & Internship Expo

Thu, Jan 30, 2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Trousdale & Alumni Park
The Viterbi Career & Internship Expo is free and open to all students in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. This casual, yet professional, environment allows students the opportunity to have brief conversations with recruiters about...

Feb 04 Tue

2020 Eberhardt Rechtin Lecture

Tue, Feb 04, 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: USC Hotel, Center Ballroom
Speaker: David W. Bates, M.D., M.Sc., Harvard University Talk Title: Collaboration Between Engineering and Healthcare: Results From the BWH Patient-Safety Learning Laboratory Studies

Feb 12 Wed

International Students Open Forum

Wed, Feb 12, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
International students, increase your career and internship knowledge by attending this professional development Q&A moderated by Viterbi Career Connections staff or Viterbi employer partners. For more information about Labs & Open...

Jan 30 Thu

VIP Bay Area - VC Bayside Chat

Thu, Jan 30, 2020
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Join USC Viterbi Innovation Partners Bay Area for a special new event: VC Bayside Chat Alumni panel and networking mixer Featuring: Randy Glein MS '90 Mark Stevens '81, MS '84 and more to come Thursday, January 30, 2020 Hero...

Jan 30 Thu

Viterbi Career & Internship Expo

Thu, Jan 30, 2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Trousdale & Alumni Park
The Viterbi Career & Internship Expo is free and open to all students in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. This casual, yet professional, environment allows students the opportunity to have brief conversations with recruiters about...

Feb 04 Tue

2020 Eberhardt Rechtin Lecture

Tue, Feb 04, 2020
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: USC Hotel, Center Ballroom
Speaker: David W. Bates, M.D., M.Sc., Harvard University Talk Title: Collaboration Between Engineering and Healthcare: Results From the BWH Patient-Safety Learning Laboratory Studies

Feb 12 Wed

International Students Open Forum

Wed, Feb 12, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
International students, increase your career and internship knowledge by attending this professional development Q&A moderated by Viterbi Career Connections staff or Viterbi employer partners. For more information about Labs & Open...

Engineering+

Studying more than engineering makes for better engineers

SCilicon Beach

Our community is unique and groundbreaking… plus we have the beach!

NAE Grand Challenges

Engineering problems exist in the real world, and our obligation is to help solve them, in real time.

Shana Douglas

Shana Douglas
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2018

“My passion is volunteering and inspiring the future generation to go into STEM fields. I’m so happy to be apart of a school that shares those values.”

Keyue Shen

Keyue Shen
Assistant Professor
of Biomedical Engineering

“I think the exciting part for me, as an engineer, is that we’re making something possible that was impossible in the past to help patients.”

Arynn O. Gallegos

Arynn O. Gallegos
B.S. Electrical
Engineering, 2020

“Working in my research lab has provided me with mentorship that has profoundly shaped my career and professional goals and to find opportunities I couldn’t even dream of before starting college.”

A.C. Mike Markkula

A.C. Mike Markkula
B.S. ’64; M.S. ’66
Co-founder, Apple Inc.

“There is no way a student can graduate from the engineering school at USC without learning how to think through a problem and come to a correct and proper answer. That has served me well in everything I’ve done.”

Jose Juan Ruiz

Jose Juan Ruiz
B.S. Electrical
Engineering, 2019

“Coming from community college, I was worried about transferring into a major university, but once I got to USC all my doubts were put to rest. From the professors, career opportunities, organizations, events, and friends I made here, I know I made the right choice in choosing USC”

Academic Departments

How Does a Sea Star Bounce? - What USC researchers uncovered about sea star locomotion could help scientists design simpler, decentralized systems in robotics and beyond.
In the alternate universe of “For All Mankind,” the Nixon administration seeks to demonstrate that American women should explore space alongside men. Photo Credit: Apple TV+. “What If the Space Race Had Never Ended?” A Q&A With Garrett Reisman - New series “For All Mankind” explores alternate history of NASA with guidance from USC Viterbi professor of astronautics
Eun Ji Chung Lighting Up Cardiovascular Problems Using Nanoparticles - New nanotechnology will allow detection of blocked arteries more effectively than ever before.
USC AIChE Jeopardy Team (L to R): Kerry Sun, Asang Mehta, Matthew Jeon, Brian Kerstiens and Jacob Toney. Photo / Nick Nuccio Undergrads Win National Title in Chemical Engineering Jeopardy - USC’s Chem-E Jeopardy team proved their chem knowledge by besting MIT, University of Iowa and UT Austin to take home the top prize
MIT Technology Review Names USC Viterbi Ph.D. Student One of “The Top Innovators Under 35” in the Middle East and North Africa - The award recognizes Ghena Alhanaee for her work to prevent a regional catastrophe by providing a linked emergency response plan across the Persian Gulf
When air pollution levels are high, a smartphone app developed by USC researchers will suggest actions to reduce exposure levels, such as using the car’s air recirculation mode or taking a suggested alternative driving route to reduce exposure. Photo/iStock. Air Pollution Monitoring To Track Impact On Newborn Brain Development - USC study will use wearable sensors to provide new insights into the effects of air pollution on the developing brain and ways to reduce harm.
10th Annual Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Festival - With 140 student presenters, 35 companies, and 17 elite industry sponsors, this year's festival was the department's biggest and most successful ever.
Keeping Them Honest: Jong-Shi Pang Honored for Career Achievements - Pang was recognized with the 2019 John von Neumann Theory Prize by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.
DID YOU KNOW?
50 percent of the Fall 2019 incoming class were women
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi is ranked #1 in the nation in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Master’s Information Technology Programs (consisting of MS in CS and Data Sciences and related fields). It is the 8th consecutive year in which the USC Viterbi program was ranked the top program nationally.
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi is tied for #4 in the nation in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Master’s Engineering Programs (consisting of MS in more than 40 engineering sub-fields and specializations). Since inception of these rankings, the USC Viterbi program has been ranked in the top 5 programs nationally.
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi was one of the founding partners of the NAE's Grand Challenges Summit & Scholars program
DID YOU KNOW?
Since 2008, 12 USC Viterbi faculty were elected to the National Academy of Engineering and 9 USC Viterbi faculty were elected to the National Academy of Inventors.
DID YOU KNOW?
There are 12 elite schools worldwide that are part of iPodia, the USC-led global classroom