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Reimagining the Science and Engineering Library


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

“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

S.K. Gupta named holder of the Smith International Professorship in Mechanical Engineering - Professor S.K. Gupta, a world-renowned expert in advanced manufacturing, will also head the Center for Advanced Manufacturing.
Winners of the 2017 OCEC Awards - Viterbi faculty and students receive awards from the Orange County Engineering Council.
Strength in the numbers behind cancer research - Stacey Finley is awarded the inaugural Leah Edelstein-Keshet Prize for her mathematical models in cancer research.
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
CMAA Tops Off Another Year with an Impressive Performance at “Sparks” - After five months of preparation, the CMAA student chapter takes first, second and third place at this year’s construction competition.
Is Physical Fitness Contagious? - Researcher Greg Ver Steeg partnered with Evidation Health and Google to investigate how online friends can make you fit
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.
The engineer with the heart of a poet - A USC Viterbi professor has made Connected World's list of Top 10 Pioneers in IoT.