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Upcoming Events

Mar 03 Tue

CS Distinguished Lecture: Oren Etzioni (Allen Institute for AI) - Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity

Tue, Mar 03, 2020
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: SAL 101
Speaker: Oren Etzioni, Allen Institute for AI Talk Title: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity Series: Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series Abstract: Could we wake up one morning to find that AI is poised to take...

Mar 05 Thu

Boeing Freshman Design Challenge

Thu, Mar 05, 2020
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: SGM 101
Hands-on design challenge for Freshman only. Contest will be judged by Boeing representatives and offer prizes to top participants. Familiarize USC freshman with The Boeing Company, its products and values, and its recruitment schedule....

Mar 07 Sat

SHINE DAY

Sat, Mar 07, 2020
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: RTH 526
SHINE DAY is open to program alumni and people interested in learning more about the USC Viterbi Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering (SHINE) program, hosted by the Viterbi K-12 STEM Center. SHINE is designed for...

Mar 11 Wed

Meet USC: Admission Presentation, Campus Tour, and Engineering Talk

Wed, Mar 11, 2020
All Day Event
Location: TCC
This half day program is designed for prospective freshmen (HS seniors and younger) and family members. Meet USC includes an information session on the University and the Admission process, a student led walking tour of campus, and a...

Mar 11 Wed

CAIS Seminar: Rediet Abebe (Harvard University) - Mechanism Design for Social Good

Wed, Mar 11, 2020
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: SAL 101
Speaker: Rediet Abebe, Harvard University Talk Title: Mechanism Design for Social Good Series: USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS) Seminar Series Abstract: Algorithmic and artificial intelligence techniques show...

Mar 12 Thu

Port of Los Angeles - Conflict, Commerce, and the Flight for Control - Book Launch and Lecture

Thu, Mar 12, 2020
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: RGL 101
Speaker: Geraldine Knatz, PhD, Professor of the Practice of Policy and Engineering at USC Talk Title: Port of Los Angeles - Conflict, Commerce, and the Flight for Control - Book Launch and Lecture Abstract: With years of research, 200...

Apr 16 Thu

REACH: Prospective Viterbi Graduate Program

Thu, Apr 16, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: McKay's
REACH is a graduate engineering preview program that takes place at USC's University Park Campus near downtown Los Angeles. Through REACH, under-represented engineering achievers get firsthand exposure to exciting research opportunities,...

Apr 18 Sat

REACH: Prospective Viterbi Graduate Program

Sat, Apr 18, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: USC Hotel
REACH is a graduate engineering preview program that takes place at USC's University Park Campus near downtown Los Angeles. Through REACH, under-represented engineering achievers get firsthand exposure to exciting research opportunities,...

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.
Moon. PHOTO/PEXELS, BRUNO SCRAMGNON. Is There Life on Mars? With the Right Tools, There Could Be. - A team of USC students is one of 10 finalists awarded $10K to build a water extraction tool for NASA’s Moon to Mars challenge.
image of broken heart How To Mend A Broken Heart, If You’re A Zebrafish - Researchers at USC Viterbi designed and built a device that keeps zebrafish hearts alive longer than ever to give us insights into how to repair a broken heart
PHOTO/Chokniti Khongchum, Pexels. Some Wastewater Reuse Processes Can Lead to Undesired Byproducts - Potable water reuse is a boon for sustainability, but USC researchers warn of potentially toxic byproducts.
Land-locked regions will be indirectly impacted by sea-level rise, as coastal populations move inland to seek drier ground, finds new AI study. Photo/Pexels. Sea-Level Rise Could Reshape the United States, Trigger Migration Inland - Climate change-driven sea-level rise could trigger mass migration of Americans to inland cities, finds new AI study
Miniaturizing Optical Gyroscopes - USC Viterbi Researcher Makes An Important Advancement in Navigation and Automation
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