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College of Engineering and Computing

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Our mission is to conduct research that is internationally recognized, serves the needs of the state, nation, and world, and educates the next generation of leaders.

In the College of Engineering and Computing, we focus on prominence. What we do, we do extremely well. We attract and retain strong research-active faculty to create critical mass in areas of strength. We incentivize collaborative and large projects having high societal impact. We are committed to working on complex projects that are inherently inter- and multidisciplinary. Our research involves partnerships with global laboratories, industries and universities as well as other University of South Carolina colleges and schools.

College Research Strengths

Our areas of research strength include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Structural and Energetic Materials
  • Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
  • Energy Storage, Generation and Distribution
  • Transforming Health Care
  • Water Resources Management

Explore Our Research

The breadth of our research is embodied by the university-level Centers and Institutes that are directed by faculty in the College of Engineering and Computing. It is also represented by the faculty-led research groups and labs affiliated with our college’s academic departments:

Our research establishes the foundation for our graduate programs, creates opportunities for undergraduate research, and contributes to economic development. Industry collaboration continues to grow as our researchers and experts from private and public companies work together to create and improve technologies.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.