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UofSC researcher says getting fat to 'talk' again key to controlling diabetes

Living with Type 2 diabetes is no easy task. Ask the 29 million people in the United States -- 9.3 percent, according to the Center for Disease Control -- diagnosed with diabetes what daily life is like, and they will tell you it's full of oral mediations, insulin shots, close monitoring of blood-sugar, special dietary changes and exercises, and more.

UofSC 'Carolina Master Scholars Adventures Series' comes to College of Engineering and Computing

Every summer, the University of South Carolina and the College of Engineering and Computing opens campus to middle and high school students looking to explore future careers in engineering, the arts, business and more through the annual Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series summer camps.

UofSC hosts Partners for Minorities in Engineering and Computer Science

Partners for Minorities in Engineering and Computer Science (PMECS) returned to the College of Engineering and Computing this summer.

Talking through thin air

As air traffic has grown to nearly 3 billion passengers a year, the ability to communicate with and among aircraft has struggled to keep up, leaving air traffic communications ill-prepared for the anticipated doubling of traffic in the next 20 years.

Rocky Roads

Ask South Carolina drivers about the state's roadways and they'll probably tell you that they need ... work. And that would be putting it mildly. Population growth and new home building in suburban areas means more daily traffic on roads that are, quite literally, crumbling.

Tangible Math

When Sourav Banerjee talks about teaching numerical and mathematical methods to engineering students, his enthusiasm is nearly palpable.

Siemens helps UofSC establish the first of its kind, university-based digital factory

On June 22, Siemens and the University of South Carolina announced a partnership that provides the College of Engineering and Computing with an in-kind technology grant worth $628 million for the first university-based Digital Factory Innovation Lab in the college’s McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research.

Two University of South Carolina Students Awarded GEM National Consortium Fellowships

The Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs is pleased to announce De'Aira Bryant and Blakeley Hoffman have each been awarded a GEM National Consortium Fellowship.

UofSC engineering students double as musicians

Behind the computers, technology and engineering principles are artistic minds that show themselves though music.

Magellan Scholars go beyond borders

Three College of Engineering and Computing students received the 2017 Spring/Summer Magellan scholarship from the university's Office for Undergraduate Research

First students graduate from UofSC 'McNAIR Junior Fellows' undergraduate research program

Fifteen University of South Carolina engineering students became the first-ever McNAIR Junior Fellows (MJF) after graduating.

Faculty and staff recognized during 2017 awards

On May 8, Dean Hossein Haj-Hariri honored individuals who were nominated by their peers in their respective departments, and then selected by department chairs for the annual awards.

Longest serving employee in College of Engineering and Computing to retire

One of the University of South Carolina's longest serving employees is retiring in June after 45 years on the job.

Chen Li wins Governor’s Young Researcher Award for Excellence in Scientific Research

Mechanical engineering associate professor, Chen Li, is having a great year.

An unexpected journey

First-generation UofSC computer science graduate wins National Science Foundation award, teaches a robot how to dance

Students engineer robots in 10th annual "Project Lead the Way" competition

While most UofSC students were away during spring break, the College of Engineering and Computing, and S.C. Project Lead the Way (PLTW), hosted a competition for middle and high school students March 6-7 at the Swearingen Engineering Center on USC's main campus.

Engineers Week Open House 2017

Every February, the College of Engineering and Computing celebrates National Engineers Week and highlights professionals in all fields of engineering and computing.

UofSC to help BMW Manufacturing boster STEM in Cherokee County

The College of Engineering and Computing and Project Lead the Way are teaming up with BMW US Manufacturing Company to help support STEM learning in middle schools in Cherokee Country.

Chemical Engineering Kicks Off Alumni-Student Mentor Project

Chemical engineering students participated in an Alumni-Student mentoring initiative this fall

CEC Announces 2016 Alumni of the Year Awards at Homecoming Pre-Game

Columbia, SC – The University of South Carolina’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) recently honored two distinguished alumni for their professional accomplishments and service to the College. On Saturday, November 5, the CEC named William “Bill” Fox as 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Jeremy Greenberger accepted the 2016 honor for the Young Alumnus Award.

Computer Science Professor Collaborates on Grant for Lung Cancer Survivorship Research

Computer Science professor Dr. Jenay Beer is part of a research team at the College of Nursing that has been awarded a grant to study ways to improved the survival rates of lung cancer patients.

CEC Student Travels to Silicon Valley for Startup Conference

Junior Computer Science Student David Hodge Attends YCombinator Conference

What do you need to know about the batteries in the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

Chemical engineering professor weighs in on exploding batteries issue.

Solar Boat Team Places 3rd in National Competition

SOLAR SPLASH provides a showcase for the students' innovative boat designs and gives awards for endurance, sprint, maneuverability and slalom on-the-water events.

Faculty Accolades

Ranked No. 1 in South Carolina for faculty research productivity, our professors continuously earn awards and praise for their research and teaching.


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