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K-12 students invited to Engineers Week Open House

K-12 students invited to Engineers Week Open House

To kick off Engineers Week (E-Week), the CEC is opening its doors for a one-day open house event geared toward kindergarten through 12th grade students on Feb. 16.

Making better waves for safer flights

Making better waves for safer flights

Communications engineer David Matolak, a UofSC professor and researcher, is teaming up with other researchers to improve aviation communications, which will enhance information sharing and make air travel even safer.

Helping your house feel good (and bad) vibrations

Helping your house feel good (and bad) vibrations

Professor Juan Caicedo's team has developed technology that monitors vibrations in homes in order to detect accidents in real time, so tomorrow's smart home may be the difference between life and death.

Sparking an Interest in STEM

Sparking an Interest in STEM

How can a beloved childhood toy spark a future career in technology for minority students? That's the question Minorities in Computing (MiC) President Kierra Robinson set out to solve in the group's recent outreach program with the Norman Arnold Boys and Girls Club in Columbia.

Student Spotlight: Pongsarun Satjaritanun Wins National ECS Award

Student Spotlight: Pongsarun Satjaritanun Wins National ECS Award

Chemical engineering graduate student Pongsarun Satjaritanun was just named a national award recipient by the Electrochemical Engineering Society and will be awarded $1,000 toward his education. While he is now a passionate researcher in electrochemistry, the field hasn't always been easy for him.

The University of South Carolina, College of Engineering and Computing welcomes 11 new faculty members

U of SC, CEC welcomes 11 new faculty members

UofSC College of Engineering and Computing Partners with Dominion Energy for E-Week Celebration

The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation presented a $10,000 grant to the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing to support National Engineers Week (E-Week). The foundation is the charitable arm of Dominion Energy, one of the nation's leading operators of solar energy.

Heating up cancer research

UofSC team develops new method to kill cancer cells, prevent them from recurring

Savannah River National Laboratory and UofSC strengthen ties with joint faculty appointment

Savannah River National Laboratory and the University of South Carolina recently joined forces to build regional smart manufacturing partnerships and provide electromechanical research expertise.

Creating the Entrepreneurial Engineer

The University of South Carolina's College of Engineering and Computing is bolstering is now offering a Master of Science in Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurial Engineering, which begins this fall 2018.

Designing their futures

Senior capstone course gives an entree into the professional world

The sky is not the limit

USC's McNAIR Center gains altitude in research and education

Accelerating aerospace innovation

Permanent endowment at the College of Engineering and Computing to support innovative teaching and research in the fields of material architecture and integrated intelligent manufacture systems.

Launching a globalized power grid

When natural disasters take out electrical power, utilities scramble to fix the problem. In many cases, people have to live without power for days, weeks or even months - witness the devastation in Puerto Rico brought by Hurricane Maria.

Civil Engineering researcher joins team exploring devastation from Hurricane Irma

On September 10, Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys as a category 4 hurricane. According to media reports, the storm caused more than 6.5 million people to evacuate, 134 fatalities and more than $50 billion in damages.

Distinguished Alumni Award: Raphael Lee, '71

Plastic surgeon, biomedical engineer honored for excellence in leadership, citizenship

College of Engineering and Computing hires 12 tenured or tenure-track professors for 2017-2018 academic year

We welcome the following faculty to their new roles at the college!

Researcher named to American Institute of Chemical Engineering’s “35 under 35” list

From a very young age we are often encouraged to dream big and shoot for the stars. For some people, that could mean having a career as an astronaut or even President of the United States, but for one faculty member at the University of South Carolina's College of Engineering and Computing, dreaming big always meant becoming a professor.

Chemical engineering professor to be inducted into National Academy of Engineering

University of South Carolina professor John Monnier will be formally inducted into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) during the organization's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on October 8, 2017. Monnier became a member of the prestigious academy earlier this year.

National Science Foundation names UofSC first I-Corps Site in South Carolina

Taking initiative and starting something new is what entrepreneurs do best. In the University of South Carolina's case, getting named the first Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site in the state with a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) is just one way the university stays ahead in educating students.

UofSC graduate aims to build alumni support for College of Engineering and Computing

Joe Neary has always been a cheerleader for Carolina -- especially when he was an undergraduate student and was a four-year letterman on the cheerleading squad. Today, Joe's cheerleading brings even more tangible results in the form of donations as he cheers for the success and prosperity of the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC).

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.

 

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