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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.

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In Memory of Dr. John O’Brien, My Supervisor and Friend.

John, I know you worked very hard and handled so many things with your patience, insight and intelligence. Day and night, weekend and holidays – for the school and for us. You might be a little bit tired. It’s time to take a break, get some sleep, and rest in peace.

What will humans do next? Ask a machine

New advancements in machine learning are getting the technology closer than ever to predicting the behavior of the most unpredictable of subjects – humans.

The machines are coming!

Neural networks and AI shouldn’t be seen as a technology that will replace humanity. Instead, it can lead to an era of greatly improved human understanding and communication.

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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.

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Monitoring Troubles of the Heart

Mobile sensing system developed by joint USC Dornsife and USC Viterbi team could give couples the power to anticipate each other’s emotional states and adapt behavior

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Researchers Develop New Class of Optoelectronic Materials

New class of semiconductor materials can be used as light absorber in solar cells

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