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Andrea Hodge and Gaurav Sukhatme Elected 2023 AAAS Fellows

Hodge and Sukhatme join more than 40 USC peers previously inducted to the American Association for the Advancement of Science,…

April 18, 2024

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Paul Newton Named a 2024 Guggenheim Fellow

Viterbi AME Professor, Paul Newton, will use the fellowship to investigate cancer models…

April 18, 2024

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Associate Professor Kelly Sanders to Advise the White House on Clean Energy Policy

Sanders has been appointed 2024 Assistant Director for Energy Systems Innovation at the White House.…

April 2, 2024

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Mengjie Yu Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

Honored for proposal titled ‘On-chip electrical synthesis of few-cycle light via optical frequency comb.’…

March 20, 2024

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USC names 7 faculty members University – and Distinguished Professors, 3 with USC Viterbi appointments

Petros Ioannou, Peter Kuhn, and Surya Prakash are among the faculty selected for their research leadership.…

March 7, 2024

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USC Viterbi’s Shri Narayanan Named USC Vice President for Presidential Initiatives

Professor Narayanan will focus on bringing together President Folt’s “moonshots” and expanding their reach.…

February 23, 2024

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Wade Hsu Wins IEEE Photonics Society’s 2024 Young Investigator Award

Recognized for ‘seminal work on bound states in the continuum in optics, and for breakthroughs in computational electromagnetics and imaging.’…

February 22, 2024

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Mitul Luhar joins the National Academies’ New Voices in Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Luhar will be part of the 2024-26 cohort of 26 outstanding early and mid-career scientists, engineers and medical professionals selected…

February 20, 2024

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Shri Narayanan Honored With Awards From IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society

Receives McCluskey, Shannon-Nyquist technical achievement awards for work related to speech, language, multimedia and affective computing.…

February 15, 2024

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Narayanan, Pedram, Medioni Named 2023 Fellows of Association for Computing Machinery

They’re among 68 ACM fellows honored for “transformative contributions to computing science and technology.”…

February 9, 2024

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Xiang Ren Honored as one of MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 for the Asia-Pacific Region

A pioneer in Natural Language Processing, he advances AI’s ability to communicate with humans…

February 7, 2024

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Three USC Viterbi Researchers Named IEEE Fellows for 2024

ISI’s Terry Benzel, ECE’s Mike Shuo-Wei Chen and Maryam Shanechi, are honored for their contributions.…

January 12, 2024

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Eun Sok Kim, Chongwu Zhou Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering professors are among 162 inductees in the class of 2023…

December 14, 2023

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Dean Yannis Yortsos Receives 2023 HENAAC Chairman’s Award for STEM Leadership

Dean Yortsos Recognized as a Visionary Leader and Advocate for Diversity in Engineering…

November 7, 2023

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Speeding into a New Era of Hypersonic Flight

Assistant Professor Ivan Bermejo-Moreno receives a NASA Early Career Faculty Award for computational studies of hypersonic flight.…

November 3, 2023

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Hangbo Zhao Receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program Award

The highly competitive program supports outstanding early career researchers developing innovative solutions to challenges faced by the Navy and Marine…

November 1, 2023

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Neil Siegel Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation

ISE Professor and Alumnus recognized at the White House with the highest honor for technological innovation…

October 24, 2023

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Mahdi Soltanolkotabi Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for Reliable AI for MRI

$2.4 million grant will be used to develop new AI-powered algorithms that could lessen the need for higher-strength MRI machines…

October 18, 2023

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Swabha Swayamdipta Wins Career-Defining Awards for Early Researchers

Combining her interest in computation and human language, Swabha Swayamdipta explores the growingly complex study of natural language processing.…

October 16, 2023

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Six USC Viterbi Faculty Honored with NSF CAREER Awards

The NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty will boost USC research in disease modeling, groundwater systems, machine learning and…

July 25, 2023

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Unbiased Medical Devices for All

Yasser Khan wins a prestigious Google Research Scholar Award for racial bias correction in a medical device that measures oxygen…

July 12, 2023

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Kosko receives Hebb Award from International Neural Network Society

USC professor honored for his research work in the field of neural learning.…

June 30, 2023

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Unfolding the Mystery of Proteins

Assistant professor Wade Zeno, an expert in proteins, wins the prestigious ESI MIRA award from the NIH…

May 31, 2023

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Carl Kesselman Honored with 2023 IEEE Internet Award

The Information Sciences Institute Fellow will receive the prestigious award. …

May 15, 2023

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USC Viterbi Faculty and Staff Awards 2023: “The Sapphire Anniversary”

The 45th anniversary of the awards luncheon honored the outstanding dedication and excellence of USC Viterbi faculty and staff.…

May 11, 2023

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NAE’s 2023 Gordon Prize Ceremony Celebrates the Career of Azad Madni

For the second year in a row, USC hosts the top award in engineering education.…

May 4, 2023

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Maja Matarić, Pioneer of “Robots That Care,” Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

USC Viterbi computer scientist joins luminaries such as Emmanuelle Charpentier and Lin-Manuel Miranda among 2023 members.…

April 19, 2023

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ISI Researchers Win Best Paper Award at IEEE COMSNETS 2023

The winning paper describes the team’s work on defending against cyber attacks…

April 18, 2023

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Shri Narayanan Receives the 2023 ISCA Medal for Scientific Achievement

The award is the highest honor in the field of speech communication research.…

March 17, 2023

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Jong-Shi Pang included in Research.com’s Top 500 Best Scientists for 2022

Pang is an internationally recognized expert in the field of operations research, optimization, and applied mathematics.…

February 13, 2023

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4 USC researchers named AAAS fellows

Carolyn C. Meltzer, Massoud Pedram, Remo Rohs and Richard M. Watanabe join more than 40 USC faculty as fellows of…

February 1, 2023

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Constantine Sideris One of 25 Researchers Honored by Office of Naval Research

USC Viterbi assistant professor receives three-year grant to pursue work in biomedical sensing, health monitoring.…

January 24, 2023

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Azad Madni Receives NAE’s 2023 Gordon Prize

For second year in a row, a Trojan receives top award in engineering education…

January 5, 2023

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Azad Madni Receives the Prestigious IEEE Simon Ramo Medal

Madni is being honored for pioneering contributions to model-based systems engineering, education, and industrial impact using interdisciplinary approaches…

January 5, 2023

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USC’s Petros Ioannou, Gérard Medioni and J. Joshua Yang Elected as National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The trio joins a distinguished class of 169 new inductees whose innovations have tangibly impacted society.…

December 16, 2022

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USC Viterbi Researchers Named 2023 IEEE Fellows

USC Information Sciences Institute’s Carl Kesselman and Premkumar Natarajan, and Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Bhaskar Krishnamachari…

December 15, 2022

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Yannis Yortsos Named Editor-In-Chief of PNAS Nexus

The USC Viterbi dean will oversee the prestigious journal published by the National Academy of Sciences in partnership with Oxford…

December 9, 2022

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Maral Mousavi Receives NIH New Innovator Award to Create Nanosensors for the Nervous System

She will use the $2.3 million award to create sensors that will have game-changing applications for disorders such as Alzheimer’s…

November 4, 2022

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Yolanda Gil Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to Geoinformatics

The ISI researcher has brought artificial intelligence solutions to the geosciences.…

October 21, 2022

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Shanechi Receives the One Mind 2022 Rising Star Award

Maryam Shanechi was honored for her unique engineering approach to mental health.…

October 19, 2022

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Stefanos Nikolaidis Receives Agilent Early Career Professor Award

Computer Science Assistant Professor Stefanos Nikolaidis earns prestigious honor for his contributions to collaborative robotics.…

July 27, 2022

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A Grand Day: Dean Yortsos Receives Top Award for Engineering Education

On the same day the 2022 Grand Challenges Scholars were recognized, USC Viterbi dean wins Gordon Prize for his role…

May 10, 2022

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Shri Narayanan Named 2022 Guggenheim Fellow

Prolific researcher is one of only two honored nationally for work in computer science…

April 18, 2022

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Kristina Lerman Elected an AAAI Fellow

She is the third researcher at USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute to receive the prestigious honor.…

April 14, 2022

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USC Viterbi Researchers Named 2022 IEEE Fellows

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Murali Annavaram, Krishna Nayak, and Joshua Yang elevated for their impactful research…

February 10, 2022

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USC Viterbi Professor Petros Ioannou Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering

The leader in control systems and intelligent transportation systems is USC Viterbi’s newest member of the National Academy of Engineering…

February 9, 2022

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Three USC Faculty Named 2021 AAAS Fellows

USC professors receive one of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s highest honors.…

January 25, 2022

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Yannis C. Yortsos Receives Prestigious Gordon Prize of the National Academy of Engineering

USC Viterbi’s dean is the co-recipient of the award, the nation’s most celebrated for engineering education, for his role in…

January 6, 2022

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Meisam Razaviyayn Awarded Young Investigator Grant by Air Force Office of Scientific Research

The Assistant Professor in the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is an expert in the area…

December 17, 2021

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USC’s Cyrus Shahabi, Andrea Armani, and Shri Narayan Elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

The trio joins a distinguished class of 175 new inductees who “demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation”…

December 7, 2021

Published on August 25th, 2020

Last updated on April 18th, 2024