Andreas Molisch Wins 2018 Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement Award

A great end to a year filled with accolades! Professor Molisch is honored for his pioneering contributions to wireless channel measurement and modeling and spectrally efficient wireless transmission techniques.

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9th Annual Electrical Engineering Research Festival

On November 9th, the Ming Hsieh Institute hosted the department’s biggest annual event – the Electrical Engineering Research Festival. 100 PhD students presented their research to Industry leaders from 27 companies.

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Our Two Latest IEEE Fellows

Congratulations to Mihailo Jovanovic and Hossein Hashemi: The two professors join our department's long list of IEEE Fellows.

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Electrical and Computer Engineers Do It All

No other discipline is as broad or influences as wide a range of technologies as Electrical and Computer Engineering. More than just circuit and chip design, our researchers lead the way in fields such as Machine Learning, AI, Internet of Things, 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.

Events

Jan23Wed

Stochastic Optimal Control – Overview and Recent Advancesces

Wed, Jan 23, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: EEB 132
Speaker: Ioannis Exarchos , Department of Biomedical Informatics, Emory University Talk Title: Stochastic Optimal Control -“ Overview and Recent Advances Series: Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things Abstract:...

Jan24Thu

Ming Hsieh Institute Visitor Program

Thu, Jan 24, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: 132
Speaker: H. Vincent Poor, Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University Talk Title: Fundamentals for Low Latency Communications Abstract: Information theory provides fundamental insights into...

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Blog

A lot of previous blogs have shared great advice about experience in research labs or plans for jobs after graduation. That is not the advice I’m here to give students. You see, by the time I had finished my first semester as a Freshman at USC I had lost weight. A lot of weight.  [Read more]

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Four USC Viterbi Faculty Members Selected As IEEE Fellows

USC Viterbi Faculty members from Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering join the 2019 class of IEEE fellows.

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What can a snowflake teach us about how cancer spreads in the body?

Findings suggest novel approaches in drug therapy to treat cancer and other diseases

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9th Annual Electrical Engineering Research Festival

On November 9th, the Ming Hsieh Institute hosted the department’s biggest annual event – the Electrical Engineering Research Festival. 100 PhD students presented their research to Industry leaders from 27 companies.

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