To Serve and to Lead
In his 2018 State of the School address, Dean Yannis C. Yortsos spoke about culture, the seeking of a homeostasis for the school and how this can be found by serving all our constituencies and by leading today’s world of exponential changes and “constant accelerations.”
Alexa To USC: “Congratulations! You Have Been Chosen.”
The prestigious Amazon Alexa Innovation Fellowship will allow the USC Viterbi School of Engineering to infuse voice technology into several of its innovation programs.
Studying more than engineering makes for better engineers
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.
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.”
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.”
“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.”
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.”