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15 students win Outstanding Senior Awards

The College of Engineering and Computing recognized 15 undergraduate seniors with Outstanding Senior Awards. The award recipients were recommended by faculty members and selected based on their academic excellence, undergraduate research participation and active involvement in the college or university community.

UofSC opens Innovation Think Tank Lab in partnership with Siemens Healthineers

The University of South Carolina opened its Innovation Think Tank Lab in downtown Columbia in collaboration with Siemens Healthineers. The space will be an innovation hub where participants including researchers, faculty members, and students can think outside the box to solve issues in healthcare, artificial intelligence, robotics, and information technology.

The light at the end of the tunnel

Ehsan Jabbarzadeh can see where the future of engineering will be, and it's exactly where his interests lie: the mesh point between science and business. Through the entrepreneurial engineering master's program he began, he hopes the CEC's students can learn this, too.

Soccer balls, new beds and teamwork: How EWB's trip to Ecuador was about more than just water

UofSC's Engineers Without Borders worked for 10 days repairing pipes that supplied a small village in Ecuador with its drinking water. But it was the relationship that the volunteers built with the community that EWB's members will remember best.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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