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Upcoming Events

Dec 09 Mon

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

Mon, Dec 09, 2019
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...

Dec 09 Mon

Code Dojo

Mon, Dec 09, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: RTH
K-12 classes will be connected with a USC Viterbi student who is majoring in Computer Science. In a virtual outreach session, USC Viterbi students will share their love of coding, talk about majoring in CS, and encourage the K-12 students...

Dec 10 Tue

Code Dojo

Tue, Dec 10, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: RTH
K-12 classes will be connected with a USC Viterbi student who is majoring in Computer Science. In a virtual outreach session, USC Viterbi students will share their love of coding, talk about majoring in CS, and encourage the K-12 students...

Dec 11 Wed

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

Wed, Dec 11, 2019
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...

Dec 13 Fri

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

Fri, Dec 13, 2019
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...

Jan 17 Fri

Transfer Day

Fri, Jan 17, 2020
All Day Event
Location: TCC 2nd Floor
TRANSFER DAY FEATURES: A presentation from Viterbi Admission, Campus Tours, Academic Department Visits, and more! If you have questions about engineering and the transfer process then Transfer Day is for you. Transfer Day is a half-day...

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

Using the researchers' path planning algorithm, complex path planning is successfully completed, bringing the tool from source to destination without human help, in under seven seconds. IMAGE/Pradeep Rajendran. Robots are optimized for tedious, repetitive tasks. Can they be automated for more complex workspaces? - Researchers at the USC Viterbi Center for Advanced Manufacturing identify an algorithm to optimize robots to provide short, collision-free solutions in complex manufacturing spaces.
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.
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
Showing Robots “Tough Love” Helps them Succeed, Finds New USC Study - Humans acting in an adversarial manner towards robotic systems can actually improve their robustness, says a team of USC computer scientists.
Why Music Makes Us Feel, According to AI - In a new paper, a team of USC computer scientists and psychologists teamed up to investigate how music affects how you act, feel and think
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 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