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College of Engineering and Computing

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Industry Involvement

Collaboration fuels innovation. At the USC College of Engineering and Computing, our researchers partner with private and public companies and other academics institutions to develop and improve technologies.

There are many ways your business can collaborate with our researchers. Funding can support specific research projects, centers or labs. As an industry partner, you can sponsor professorships, graduate fellowships or undergraduate scholarships. You may even participate in the Capstone Design Initiative.

The college can help your business by:

  • preparing graduates for the workforce
  • developing new technologies
  • providing scientific consultations to identify problems and research solutions
  • offering advanced degrees to train your employees
  • improving economic development
  • leveraging federal funding through partnership
  • sponsoring research and providing access to innovations.

Your business can help the college by:

  • helping students apply education and insight to real problems
  • impacting engineering and computer science curricula
  • expanding research opportunities for students
  • positively impacting a number of students with a marginal investment
  • preparing the next generation of industry leaders.