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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

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Computer Science Professor Wins ‘Test of Time’ Award for Influential Paper

Shang-Hua Teng’s groundbreaking paper on smoothed analysis of algorithms helped explain a long-debated phenomenon: why do some algorithms work better…

July 20, 2021

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Two USC Viterbi Faculty Win Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Awards

Rehan Kapadia and Qiming Wang are two of only 38 recipients nationwide.…

June 4, 2021

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Five USC Viterbi Faculty Receive 2021 NSF CAREER Awards

Research spans from self driving cars, virtual touch, AI for good, teaching machines commonsense and electromagnetic device design.…

May 11, 2021

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Zoom Applause, Accolades at the 2021 USC Viterbi Faculty and Staff Awards

USC Viterbi faculty and staff celebrate excellence, early initiative, research, teaching and service after the school’s first, fully-virtual year of…

May 4, 2021

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USC Viterbi Professors Azad Madni and Jong-Shi Pang Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering

An optimization expert who harnesses mathematics to improve industries and a leader in astronautical and systems engineering are USC Viterbi’s…

February 9, 2021

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Three USC Computer Science Faculty Members Elected 2020 ACM Fellows

Association for Computing Machinery honors Sven Koenig, Maja Matarić and Mike Zyda for work that underpins contemporary computing.…

February 2, 2021

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USC Researchers Named 2021 IEEE Fellows

USC ISI’s Yolanda Gil and Craig Knoblock elevated to IEEE Fellows for prolific research contributions…

January 5, 2021

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Three USC Viterbi Faculty Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Professors Keith Chugg, Jay Kuo and Gerald Loeb join this year’s list of 175 distinguished academic inventors…

December 8, 2020

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Maryam Shanechi Receives Prestigious New Innovator NIH Grant

One of Only 53 in the U.S. to receive such an award, she will use the $2.4M grant for a…

October 6, 2020

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Paul Mockapetris receives Software System Award

Former ISI researcher, Paul Mockapetris recognized for development of DNS.…

August 27, 2020

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USC Computer Science Professor Wins Most Influential Paper Award

Nenad Medvidović receives most influential paper award at SEAMS 2020 for work on privacy and cloud-based systems.…

July 12, 2020

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Six USC Viterbi Faculty Win NSF CAREER Awards

Awards span research from machine learning to wastewater reuse to fluid dynamics and to self-healing materials.…

June 1, 2020

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USC ISI Senior Director Honored with AAAI Senior Member Status

Yigal Arens is recognized for his significant contributions to AI research and leadership at the USC Information Sciences Institute.…

April 16, 2020

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A Different Kind of Patriot: Thomas Anthony Wins Department of Defense Award

Director of USC Aviation Safety and Security Program wins a Patriot Award for his support of employees with military families…

April 2, 2020

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Carl Kesselman Honored with IEEE Medal for Career Achievements in Computing

Dean’s Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Information Sciences Institute Fellow has been awarded the Harry H. Goode Memorial…

March 3, 2020

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Ewa Deelman Named AAAS Fellow

ISI researcher recognized for distinguished contributions to the field of computer science…

November 26, 2019

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Four New NAE Members at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Two recent NAE inductees combine with previous honorees joining USC Viterbi faculty this fall.…

November 8, 2019

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Keeping Them Honest: Jong-Shi Pang Honored for Career Achievements

Pang was recognized with the 2019 John von Neumann Theory Prize by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management…

October 22, 2019

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Gisele “Gigi” Ragusa Awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

The award announced yesterday by the White House Office of Science and Technology is “the nation’s highest honors for mentors…

October 17, 2019

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Mahta Moghaddam and Behrokh Khoshnevis inducted into to NAE on October 6, 2019

Moghaddam was elected for development of physics-based computational algorithms; Khoshnevis was elected for innovations in manufacturing and construction.…

October 6, 2019

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USC Viterbi Announces its 2019 NSF CAREER Award Winners

USC Viterbi Professors Pierluigi Nuzzo, Kelly Sanders and Mahdi Soltanolkotabi receive highly competitive National Science Foundation awards for their leadership…

June 24, 2019

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In Search of the Most Human Algorithms

Mahdi Soltanolkotabi’s research ensures that AI and Automation serve the interests of humanity. Now he’s being recognized for his work…

February 27, 2019

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Ellis Meng and Mike Waterman Elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

USC faculty members were two of 148 academic inventors selected this year…

December 11, 2018

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Mahta Moghaddam Elected President of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society

The USC Viterbi director of new research initiatives will lead one of the largest societies within IEEE with over 8,000…

October 18, 2018

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Mahdi Soltanolkotabi Awarded Packard Foundation Fellowship

Grant will open new frontiers in our understanding of signal processing and artificial intelligence…

October 15, 2018

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Air Force Young Investigator Awardees to Advance Machine Learning and 3-D Printed Materials

USC Viterbi Assistant Professors Mahdi Soltanolkotabi and Qiming Wang win US Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Awards.…

January 12, 2018

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Andrew Viterbi and Ming Hsieh Named 2017 NAI Fellows

The two will be inducted as part of the Seventh Annual NAI Conference of the National Academy of Inventors On …

December 14, 2017

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ISI’s Senior Director for Administrative Affairs Receives 2017 Distinguished Service Award from Digital Government Society

Yigal Arens Honored for Contributions to Digital Government…

September 29, 2017

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Coding the Way Towards the “Internet of Things”

The IEEE has recognized USC Viterbi’s Ramesh Govindan as being a leader in the advancement of Internet technology in the…

September 27, 2017

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Envisioning a New World

IEEE has recognized USC’s Mark Humayun as being at the forefront of cutting-edge research in the field of biomedical engineering…

September 15, 2017

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Eun Ji Chung Receives 2017 AIChE 35 Under 35 Award

The goal-setting Assistant Professor rounds out a successful 2017 with an early career honor from the American Institute of Chemical…

August 29, 2017

Published on August 25th, 2020

Last updated on October 14th, 2022