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Upcoming Events

Oct 18 Fri

USC Reunion Special Event - USC Viterbi Professor Garrett Reisman Meet and Greet

Fri, Oct 18, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
As part of USC Reunion Weekend, USC Viterbi is hosting a special breakout event on Friday, October 18 from 2:00-2:50 featuring NASA astronaut and USC professor Garrett Reisman. As 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Dr....

Oct 19 Sat

USC Viterbi Homecoming Tailgate

Sat, Oct 19, 2019
All Day Event
Location: TBD
USC Viterbi is hosting a special tailgate for our engineering students, alumni, parents, and friends! Join us for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend - October 19, 2019. Visit viterbischool.usc.edu for more...

Oct 18 Fri

USC Reunion Special Event - USC Viterbi Professor Garrett Reisman Meet and Greet

Fri, Oct 18, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
As part of USC Reunion Weekend, USC Viterbi is hosting a special breakout event on Friday, October 18 from 2:00-2:50 featuring NASA astronaut and USC professor Garrett Reisman. As 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Dr....

Oct 19 Sat

USC Viterbi Homecoming Tailgate

Sat, Oct 19, 2019
All Day Event
Location: TBD
USC Viterbi is hosting a special tailgate for our engineering students, alumni, parents, and friends! Join us for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend - October 19, 2019. Visit viterbischool.usc.edu for more...

Oct 18 Fri

USC Reunion Special Event - USC Viterbi Professor Garrett Reisman Meet and Greet

Fri, Oct 18, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
As part of USC Reunion Weekend, USC Viterbi is hosting a special breakout event on Friday, October 18 from 2:00-2:50 featuring NASA astronaut and USC professor Garrett Reisman. As 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Dr....

Oct 19 Sat

USC Viterbi Homecoming Tailgate

Sat, Oct 19, 2019
All Day Event
Location: TBD
USC Viterbi is hosting a special tailgate for our engineering students, alumni, parents, and friends! Join us for Homecoming and Reunion Weekend - October 19, 2019. Visit viterbischool.usc.edu for more...

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.”

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
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
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
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

Relativity Space is the first company to use 3-D printers to build entire rockets. Photo courtesy of Relativity Space. “We’re Going to 3-D Print the First Rocket Made on Mars” - Tim Ellis, named to MIT Technology Review’s 2019 “35 Innovators Under 35” for his use of massive 3-D printers to build space-bound rockets
Stress Word Art In Space or in the Classroom, Fun is a Top Priority - Garrett Reisman’s USC micro-seminar convenes incoming undergraduates to help navigate expectations and pressures and mitigate stress
Jenny Treweek, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, examines the physiological function of stress-related neuropeptide circuits using advanced neuroscience. Photo/Daniel Druhora DJ Turned Scientist Works to Reverse Engineer Depression, PTSD and Drug Addiction - USC Viterbi’s Jennifer Treweek witnessed too many people suffering from drug addiction, PTSD and depression around her, so she dedicated her life to eradicating their deadly effects
elderly hands Fighting Back Against the Ravages of Time - New USC Viterbi research tells us more than we’ve ever known about how and why our cells age, paving the way for a healthier, happier old age.
buildings and bridges modern city USC Viterbi Researchers Awarded Nearly $2 Million by NSF’s Pilot Convergence Accelerator and AccelNet Programs - Professors in the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Lucio Soibelman and Burcin Becerik-Gerber will build knowledge networks in key fields to advance design, development and operation of national infrastructures.
USC Computer Science Professor Jernej Barbic and PhD candidate Bohan Wang developed the world’s most realistic model of the human hand’s musculoskeletal system in motion. Photo/Hoatian Mai. Virtual Human Hand Simulation holds Promise for Prosthetics, Virtual Reality, Medical Education - Working with a clinical radiologist, USC computer scientists combined visual effects techniques and medical imaging to create precise model of the human hand in motion
PhD students Regib Ahsan (Right) and Hyun Uk Chae with some of the devices used to accomplish this feat. (PHOTO CREDIT: USC Viterbi) USC Viterbi Lab Breaks Electron Emission Record - Professor Rehan Kapadia improved electron emission efficiency by ten to the power of five. How did he do it?
Mother of pearl Using 3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl to Create Tough New Smart Materials - USC researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
DID YOU KNOW?
50 percent of this year's incoming class are women
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi was one of the founding partners of the NAE's Grand Challenges Summit & Scholars program
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi Ranked in the Top Ten Engineering Programs According to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools. It is the only engineering school in the US on three USNWR top 10 engineering lists; Best Graduate Schools, Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs, and Best Online IT Programs
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?
USC Viterbi has raised $480M to date in its fundraising initiative started in 2010 with a goal of $500M
DID YOU KNOW?
For the 7th straight year, USC Viterbi’s online graduate program in computer science is #1, and the online engineering program, comprising more than 40 degrees, is in the top 5 according to 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings
DID YOU KNOW?
There are 12 elite schools worldwide that are part of iPodia, the USC-led global classroom