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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.

Rocky Roads

Ask South Carolina drivers about the state's roadways and they'll probably tell you that they need ... work. And that would be putting it mildly. Population growth and new home building in suburban areas means more daily traffic on roads that are, quite literally, crumbling.

Tangible Math

When Sourav Banerjee talks about teaching numerical and mathematical methods to engineering students, his enthusiasm is nearly palpable.

Siemens helps UofSC establish the first of its kind, university-based digital factory

On June 22, Siemens and the University of South Carolina announced a partnership that provides the College of Engineering and Computing with an in-kind technology grant worth $628 million for the first university-based Digital Factory Innovation Lab in the college’s McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research.

Two University of South Carolina Students Awarded GEM National Consortium Fellowships

The Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs is pleased to announce De'Aira Bryant and Blakeley Hoffman have each been awarded a GEM National Consortium Fellowship.

UofSC engineering students double as musicians

Behind the computers, technology and engineering principles are artistic minds that show themselves though music.

Magellan Scholars go beyond borders

Three College of Engineering and Computing students received the 2017 Spring/Summer Magellan scholarship from the university's Office for Undergraduate Research

First students graduate from UofSC 'McNAIR Junior Fellows' undergraduate research program

Fifteen University of South Carolina engineering students became the first-ever McNAIR Junior Fellows (MJF) after graduating.

Faculty and staff recognized during 2017 awards

On May 8, Dean Hossein Haj-Hariri honored individuals who were nominated by their peers in their respective departments, and then selected by department chairs for the annual awards.

Longest serving employee in College of Engineering and Computing to retire

One of the University of South Carolina's longest serving employees is retiring in June after 45 years on the job.

Chen Li wins Governor’s Young Researcher Award for Excellence in Scientific Research

Mechanical engineering associate professor, Chen Li, is having a great year.

An unexpected journey

First-generation UofSC computer science graduate wins National Science Foundation award, teaches a robot how to dance

Students engineer robots in 10th annual "Project Lead the Way" competition

While most UofSC students were away during spring break, the College of Engineering and Computing, and S.C. Project Lead the Way (PLTW), hosted a competition for middle and high school students March 6-7 at the Swearingen Engineering Center on USC's main campus.

Engineers Week Open House 2017

Every February, the College of Engineering and Computing celebrates National Engineers Week and highlights professionals in all fields of engineering and computing.

 

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