Does Sugar Have An Effect On Our Test-Taking Abilities?

Engineers find a connection between our glucose reproduction resource and our test-taking abilities.

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What can a snowflake teach us about how cancer spreads in the body?

Findings suggest novel approaches in drug therapy to treat cancer and other diseases

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Han Wang Receives Coveted Army Research Office Young Investigator Award

The USC Viterbi assistant professor hopes to advance computer efficiency and proficiency.

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USC Viterbi Digital Mag Fall 2018

At the USC Michelson Center, Professor Scott Fraser’s incredible movies explore an unanswered question. How memories are formed?

Upcoming Events

Feb 13 Wed

Computer Engineering and Computer Science Alumni & Industry Spotlight

Wed, Feb 13, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
The Viterbi Industry & Alumni Spotlight is a great opportunity for you to connect with USC alumni and industry professionals that have been in your shoes. They will share their experiences on how they got to where they are in their career...

Mar 05 Tue

Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni & Industry Spotlight

Tue, Mar 05, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
The Viterbi Industry & Alumni Spotlight is a great opportunity for you to connect with USC alumni and industry professionals that have been in your shoes. They will share their experiences on how they got to where they are in their career...

Feb 13 Wed

Computer Engineering and Computer Science Alumni & Industry Spotlight

Wed, Feb 13, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
The Viterbi Industry & Alumni Spotlight is a great opportunity for you to connect with USC alumni and industry professionals that have been in your shoes. They will share their experiences on how they got to where they are in their career...

Mar 05 Tue

Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni & Industry Spotlight

Tue, Mar 05, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
The Viterbi Industry & Alumni Spotlight is a great opportunity for you to connect with USC alumni and industry professionals that have been in your shoes. They will share their experiences on how they got to where they are in their career...

Feb 13 Wed

Computer Engineering and Computer Science Alumni & Industry Spotlight

Wed, Feb 13, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
The Viterbi Industry & Alumni Spotlight is a great opportunity for you to connect with USC alumni and industry professionals that have been in your shoes. They will share their experiences on how they got to where they are in their career...

Mar 05 Tue

Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni & Industry Spotlight

Tue, Mar 05, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
The Viterbi Industry & Alumni Spotlight is a great opportunity for you to connect with USC alumni and industry professionals that have been in your shoes. They will share their experiences on how they got to where they are in their career...

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.”

Roxanna Pakkar
B.S. Electrical
Engineering, 2020

“It’s really cool knowing that this technical work that I’m doing in a lab has such huge social implications.”

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.”

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

Biologically Inspired Robotics - In this undergraduate course, students look to nature to design and build robots that mimic the movement of animals
Students 3D print rocket engine - The Liquid Propulsion Lab successfully tested the world's first 3D printed rocket engine made entirely on campus
Eun Ji Chung Awarded NIH New Innovator Award - Grant to study nanoparticle innovations for kidney disease is a paradigm shift
Seeing Through Rain and Fog - Materials developed by USC Viterbi Professor Jayakanth Ravichandran could allow autonomous vehicles to peer through the elements to improve safety.
Piezoelectric Membranes for Water Filtration - Researchers optimize new method of cleaning filtration membranes used in wastewater treatment
USC Viterbi Student Named Amazon Alexa Graduate Fellow - Doctoral student I-Hung Hsu has won the prestigious fellowship for his research in advancing interactions between voice and technology
9th Annual Electrical Engineering Research Festival - On November 9th, the Ming Hsieh Institute hosted the department's biggest annual event - the Electrical Engineering Research Festival. 100 PhD students presented their research to Industry leaders from 27 companies.
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi Ranked in the Top Ten Engineering Programs According to US News & World Report 2018.
It is the only school ranked in the top 10 for these 3 rankings: Best Graduate Schools, Best Online Graduate Engineering Program, Best Online Graduate Information Technology (or Computer Science) Programs
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi has raised $450M to date in its fundraising initiative started in 2010 with a goal of $500M
DID YOU KNOW?
USC Viterbi’s online graduate program in computer science is #1, and the online engineering program, comprising more than 40 degrees, is #2 according to 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings
DID YOU KNOW?
44% of entering USC Viterbi freshman are women
DID YOU KNOW?
In June 2017, at the annual ASEE meeting, USC Viterbi received the ASEE President’s Award in recognition of its national leadership
DID YOU KNOW?
In June 2017 at the annual ASEE meeting, USC Viterbi received the ASEE Engineering Excellence for Veterans Award, one of only 4 schools nationally to receive such recognition
DID YOU KNOW?
There are 10 elite schools worldwide that are part of iPodia, the USC-led global classroom