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Upcoming Events

Nov 11 Mon

Remarkable Trajectory Lecture by Gerard Medioni

Mon, Nov 11, 2019
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University Club of USC, Scriptorium Room
Speaker: Prof. Gerard Medioni, USC Talk Title: 40+ Years of Computer Vision at USC Series: Remarkable Trajectory Lecture Series Host: Computer Science Department

Nov 14 Thu

Viterbi Impact Program: Reflection Session #2

Thu, Nov 14, 2019
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: RTH 211
Viterbi Impact Program participants are invited to come together, connect with others in the program, and reflect/make meaning from their experiences volunteering.

Nov 15 Fri

USC Women in Entrepreneurship event @ NFX SF

Fri, Nov 15, 2019
5:30 AM - 7:30 PM
SAVE THE DATE USC Women in Entrepreneurship event will be coming to NFX San Francisco on Friday, November 15, 2019. Registration details coming up shortly.

Nov 16 Sat

Discover USC Open House

Sat, Nov 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: ADM
DISCOVER USC FEATURES: A presentation from Viterbi Admission, Campus Tours, Panel Discussions with Viterbi Students, Lab Tours, the Viterbi Student Organization EXPO and more! This full day program will provide you and your family with...

Nov 19 Tue

Grand Challenges Scholars Program: Meet Marlink!

Tue, Nov 19, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: RTH 211
The USC Viterbi team Marlink is an all-female team of Viterbi juniors who was selected among 27 other competing university teams in an innovation competition conducted by the National Academy of Engineering, to be one of five US teams to...

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...


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

Relativity Space is the first company to use 3-D printers to build entire rockets. Photo courtesy of Relativity Space. “We’re Going to 3-D Print the First Rocket Made on Mars” - Tim Ellis, named to MIT Technology Review’s 2019 “35 Innovators Under 35” for his use of massive 3-D printers to build space-bound rockets
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.
buildings and bridges modern city USC Viterbi Researchers Awarded Nearly $2 Million by NSF’s Pilot Convergence Accelerator and AccelNet Programs - Professors in the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Lucio Soibelman and Burcin Becerik-Gerber will build knowledge networks in key fields to advance design, development and operation of national infrastructures.
USC Computer Science Professor Jernej Barbic and PhD candidate Bohan Wang developed the world’s most realistic model of the human hand’s musculoskeletal system in motion. Photo/Hoatian Mai. Virtual Human Hand Simulation holds Promise for Prosthetics, Virtual Reality, Medical Education - Working with a clinical radiologist, USC computer scientists combined visual effects techniques and medical imaging to create precise model of the human hand in motion
PhD students Regib Ahsan (Right) and Hyun Uk Chae with some of the devices used to accomplish this feat. (PHOTO CREDIT: USC Viterbi) USC Viterbi Lab Breaks Electron Emission Record - Professor Rehan Kapadia improved electron emission efficiency by ten to the power of five. How did he do it?
Mother of pearl Using 3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl to Create Tough New Smart Materials - USC researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
50 percent of this year's incoming class are women
USC Viterbi was one of the founding partners of the NAE's Grand Challenges Summit & Scholars program
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
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.
USC Viterbi has raised $480M to date in its fundraising initiative started in 2010 with a goal of $500M
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
There are 12 elite schools worldwide that are part of iPodia, the USC-led global classroom