Electrical Engineers Do It All

No other discipline is as broad or influences as wide a range of technologies as Electrical Engineering. More than just circuit and chip design, Electrical Engineers at USC lead the way in fields such as Machine Learning, Brain Imaging, Quantum Technology, and Speech and Language Processing.

The research we do has a profound impact on everything from medicine, to energy efficiency, to communication and cellular technology – and so much more. In our department you’ll find a place to nurture your creativity, work with amazing new tools, and be exposed to exciting technology.

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Electrical Engineering and the Brain

Studying more than engineering makes for better engineers

Electrical Engineering and Smartphones

Our community is unique and groundbreaking… plus we have the beach!

Electrical Engineering and Green Energy

Engineering problems exist in the real world, and our obligation is to help solve them, in real time.



EE Seminar: Achieving Ultra-High Reliability for Emerging Applications in Future Wireless Systems

Mon, Mar 19, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: EEB 132
Speaker: Dr. Meryem Simsek, TU Dresden, Germany and ICSI Berkeley Talk Title: Achieving Ultra-High Reliability for Emerging Applications in Future Wireless Systems Abstract: Wireless communication systems have been evolving since the...


EE-EP Faculty Candidate - Suhas Kumar, Monday, March 19th at 12:00pm in EEB 132

Mon, Mar 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: EEB 132
Speaker: Suhas Kumar, Hewlett Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA Talk Title: Computing with Chaos Abstract: As we realize that many profoundly important problems, such as decoding cancerous genes, prime factorization for cryptography, accurate...

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