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O'Kane receives 2019 Distinguished Research Service Award

O'Kane receives 2019 Distinguished Research Service Award

Jason O'Kane, a professor in the College of Engineering and Computing and the director of the Center for Computational Robotics, received the Office of Research's 2019 Distinguished Research Service Award for his continued service to UofSC as a reviewer of research.

Tiny pores, huge impact

Tiny pores, huge impact

With a two-year $250,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, Chang Liu is assembling a research team of four graduate and post-doc students to create and miniaturize a test that can detect TB antigens in the blood using nanopore technology.

Rub-a-dub-dub, robots in the tub

Rub-a-dub-dub, robots in the tub

Rubber ducks tumbled like a tidal wave in a bathtub. But, in the College of Engineering and Computing Wednesday afternoon, there was no water, there were no bathtubs, and there were no humans moving the little ducks. Instead, as part of the college's VEX event, it was robots who moved these ducks around as middle-schoolers from across the state displayed their engineering potential.

Professor Gatzke receives 2019 Garnet Apple Award

Professor Gatzke receives 2019 Garnet Apple Award

Just before Ed Gatzke had the chance to begin his modeling and simulation of biomedical systems class Wednesday morning, he was surprised with balloons and one of the University of South Carolina's most prestigious awards - the Garnet Apple Award for teaching innovation.

Filling the technology, innovation gap

Filling the technology, innovation gap

The University of South Carolina has created a master's degree in technology innovation and entrepreneurial engineering that is a collaboration between the College of Engineering and Computing and the Darla Moore School of Business.

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.

 

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