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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
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.”

Yannis Yortsos
Dean

“The new face of engineering is not that of Dilbert in the cartoons. It is the face of bright women and men, spanning societal, racial and ethnic divides. Diversity is not a political slogan, it is an essential ingredient for innovation.”

Tajinder Singh
M.S. Computer Science, 2016

“I have met people from all around the world, worked with them and listened to their point of view and realized how one small point can be looked at through so many different angles.”

Rhea Choudhury
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, 2019

“At USC Viterbi, I’ve already discovered a new sport, conducted engineering research abroad and explored all over LA with some of the most diverse people I’ve ever met, just in my first three semesters alone.”

Rebecca Peer
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, 2018

“I have felt encouraged to strive for truly unique and scientifically relevant research with the support of my fellow students, my advisor, and my Engineering department.”

Academic Departments

Serving the People - William Rose, former Marine and current mechanical engineering master’s student at USC Viterbi, spends his free time volunteering for the American Red Cross.
Mapping NASA’s Space Missions - PhD student given the Outstanding Achievement Award from NASA’s Johnson Space Center for his work designing space flight trajectories
Perseverance Pays Off - Three BME undergraduate students will present their research at the 2017 BMES Annual Meeting in Phoenix this October
A Facebook Rock Star - A USC Viterbi PhD student excels in a dream job at the tech giant
NAE President C.D. Mote, Jr. on Understanding and Executing Leadership - This year's keynote Dorman Lecture, hosted by the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was given by National Academy of Engineering (NAE) President C.D. Mote, Jr.
Protecting The Troops - USC Viterbi receives $4.5 million to help develop Internet of Battlefield Things
A Tale of Two Careers - Andrew Viterbi Honored at the Ming Hsieh Institute’s Electrical Engineering Pioneer Series.
Nature’s Armor: A Lobster Tale - Biological structures may provide insight to prevent and treat sports-related injuries.