Center for Sleep Health using Bioengineering

Sleep health is increasingly recognized as an essential part of human health and well-being. The long-term goal of the Center for Sleep Health using Bioengineering (“SleepHuB”) is to position USC nationally as the leading institution that employs transdisciplinary approaches to solve important medical and societally relevant problems related to sleep deficiency. SleepHuB will be unique…

Visualizing New Narrative Forms through Quantum Physics, AI, and Sustainability

The Visualizing New Narrative Forms through Quantum Physics, AI, and Sustainability collaboration is designed to drive new forms of pedagogical innovation and creative research at the intersection of art, science, and technology. The outcome will result in new types of narrative structure and media creation utilizing animated forms, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual…

mHealth Collaboratory

The USC mHealth (mobile health) Collaboratory brings together researchers and partners from across USC and beyond to lead advances in research, well-being and health care through mobile strategies. ​ They are, above all, transdisciplinary and include social scientists, engineers, economists, physicians, psychologists, filmmakers, storytellers, digital designers, information technology experts. They are linked by a common…

SensoriMotor Assessment and Rehabilitation Training in Virtual Reality Center

The USC SensoriMotor Assessment and Rehabilitation Training in Virtual Reality Center (USC SMART-VR Center) is a multidisciplinary center which brings together world-class investigators across movement science, engineering, neuroscience, and rehabilitation to study and develop virtual reality interventions for neurorehabilitation. Their mission is to establish an interdisciplinary center of excellence harnessing cutting edge advances in virtual reality to improve…

Center for Sustainability Solutions

The Center for Sustainability Solutions develops policy, technological, and behavioral solutions to the most pressing sustainability problems of the Southern California region and the world.  It brings together scholars and stakeholders from sustainability organizations around the world to collaborate on basic and applied research aimed at making a real-world impact.

Center for Peptide and Protein Engineering

The USC Center for Peptide and Protein Engineering (CPPE) aims to put USC in a position of undisputed leadership in peptide and protein science by creating functional peptides and proteins as imaging agents, diagnostics and therapies.

Western Research Application Center

The Western Research Application Center (WESRAC) is a non-academic department of the University of Southern California (USC) School of Engineering. It was established in 1967 to stimulate technology transfer and economic development, and to provide technical assistance to improve competitiveness of the manufacturing sector. WESRAC is staffed by full-time business and management professionals and maintains…

Quantum Computing Center

A joint effort of Lockheed Martin Corporation and the University of Southern California, the Quantum Computing Center (QCC) is housed at USC’s Information Sciences Institute, one of the world’s leading computer science and engineering research entities. Faculty, researchers and students are performing basic and applied research into noisy, intermediate-scale quantum (NISQ) computing devices, and are…

Energy Institute

The USC Energy Institute (USCEI) was launched in 2008 to create a university-based framework to support and expand opportunities in energy-related research, education, and public policy development.

Center for Interactive Smart Oilfield Technologies

The Center for Interactive Smart Oilfield Technologies (CiSoft) is a joint University of Southern California and Chevron Center of Excellence for Research and Academic Training. Established in December 2003, CiSoft includes participation of research scientists from the Viterbi School of Engineering and Chevron.