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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.”

Yannis Yortsos
Dean

“The new face of engineering is not that of Dilbert in the cartoons. It is the face of bright women and men, spanning societal, racial and ethnic divides. Diversity is not a political slogan, it is an essential ingredient for innovation.”

Tajinder Singh
M.S. Computer Science, 2016

“I have met people from all around the world, worked with them and listened to their point of view and realized how one small point can be looked at through so many different angles.”

Rhea Choudhury
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, 2019

“At USC Viterbi, I’ve already discovered a new sport, conducted engineering research abroad and explored all over LA with some of the most diverse people I’ve ever met, just in my first three semesters alone.”

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

The AeroDesign Team Turns a Crash into a Victory - The student-led model aircraft team wins first place at the AIAA international Design Build Fly competition.
2026: A Martian Odyssey - From designing a ship to sustaining life, students create a fully-functional manned mission to Mars.
Postdoc Wins Prestigious K99 Award - Sangpil Yoon is the first USC biomedical engineering postdoctoral fellow to receive the NIH-administered award.
Renowned Chemical Engineer
and Nanomedicine Pioneer Joining USC
- Mark E. Davis to join faculties of USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Keck School of Medicine of USC, and USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Building Leaders - USC Hosts the Global Leadership Forum for Construction Engineering and Management Programs
Engineering Laughter - Ajitesh Srivastava, a computer science Ph.D. candidate, spends his free time entertaining crowds at L.A.’s comedy clubs.
Shri Narayanan, SAIL Mentorship, teamwork, and a lot of patience. - Post-doc researchers, PhD students, and undergraduates in Shri Narayanan’s lab all work together to combat implicit bias.
Alumnus Shines as Systems Engineer and Social Activist - Augustine Esogbue, Ph.D. ISE ’68, reflects on his career and his time at USC