All University of South Carolina system institutions will be closed through the end of the spring semester. Columbia campus virtual instruction will continue through the conclusion of final exams in May. Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.
The University of South Carolina's faculty are leaders in their fields of scholarship.
They excel in research, garnering more than $200 million dollars in sponsored awards
each of the last six years even as they work to ensure their students have the richest
possible experience during their years at Carolina.
From hard sciences like chemistry, biology and physics to engineering, the arts and
humanities, and beyond, USC serves as the professional home for some of the Palmetto
State's foremost experts in a variety of fields. These faculty members are dedicated
to teaching and ensuring the richest possible student experience, and to conducting
cutting-edge research that will help bring about a brighter future for our neighbors
in the Palmetto State and around the globe.
Carolina faculty have unique strengths in the university's four research focus areas: health sciences, advanced materials, energy and environment and sustainability. The
Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to showcase USC's best and brightest
faculty, and provide details about their expertise, past and present projects, and
background through a number of avenues.