The College of Engineering and Computing fosters innovation by preparing students to develop technologies that will improve our lives and society.
The college is committed to preparing the next generation of problem solvers and innovators by giving them opportunities to gain valuable experience through industry internships and working with multidisciplinary teams in sponsored research projects. This helps our graduates hone the unique values and expertise that are nationally recognized to distinguish them in professional settings. According to the 2020-21 first destination/graduation survey, the average salary for our new graduates is $70,247.
Take part in cutting-edge research and one-of-a-kind academic centers such as the McNair Aerospace Center, Artificial Intelligence Institute and Center for Mechanics, Materials and Non-Destructive Evaluation, among many others. Our research centers and institutes have professional and societal impact.RESEARCH
2024 heart health faculty experts list
February is American Heart Month. The University of South Carolina is home to many faculty members who are available to offer their expertise in cardio care and research.
Engineering teams notch progress in first year of alternative fuel research for Navy
Engineering research teams at USC have progressed in several key areas in the first year of a project to design a non-carbon fuel supply chain for the U.S. Navy. The three-year project aims to reduce the Navy’s carbon dioxide emissions with practical alternative fuels for the next-generation fleet.
AI and data science: The new frontier of autism research
Analyzing large datasets of heart rhythms and brain wave activity with AI and machine learning, a team of University of South Carolina professors is making progress toward better understanding of autism spectrum disorder and identification of ASD diagnostic biomarkers.
Small and mobile -- new watchwords for nuclear power
There’s plenty of activity afoot on the design front for next-generation nuclear power, says Travis Knight, a mechanical engineering professor and program director of nuclear engineering at the University of South Carolina. The key to understanding the new frontier of nuclear power is simple, he says — think small.
A Bright Future
Through a top-notch education that includes guidance and preparation, our graduates are ready to contribute on day one of their future. Explore the departments and academic programs of the College of Engineering and Computing.DEPARTMENTS