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.



Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Seminar

Tue, Feb 20, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location: EEB 248
Restricted Isometry Property of Gaussian Random Projection for Low-Dimensional Subspaces Professor Yuantao Gu Tsinghua University Beijing, China Abstract: Dimensionality reduction is in demand to reduce the complexity of solving...


Modeling, Analysis and Design of Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems

Tue, Feb 20, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: EEB 132
Speaker: Bruno Sinopoli , Carnegie Mellon University Talk Title: Modeling, Analysis and Design of Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems Series: Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things Abstract: Recent advances in sensing,...

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Air Force Young Investigator Awardees to Advance Machine Learning and 3-D Printed Materials

USC Viterbi Assistant Professors Mahdi Soltanolkotabi and Qiming Wang win US Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Awards.

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Andrew Viterbi and Ming Hsieh Named 2017 NAI Fellows

The two will be inducted as part of the Seventh Annual NAI Conference of the National Academy of Inventors On  April 5th, 2018, in Washington D.C.

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USC Viterbi Researchers Design Thermal ‘Skin’ to Maintain Temperature of Satellites

VO2 coated silicon material designed in collaboration with Northrop Grumman performs 20 times better than current semiconductors

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