Endowed Chairs and Professorships

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Endowed chairs and professorships are recommended by the appropriate faculty committee and approved by the USC President in recognition of a faculty member’s exceptional distinction.
Leonard Adleman

Henry Salvatori Chair in Computer Science
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Andrea Armani

Ray Irani Chair in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
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Salman Avestimehr

Dean's Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Nora Ayanian

Andrew and Erna Viterbi Early Career Chair
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George Ban-Weiss
David M. Wilson Early Career Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Jernej Barbic

Andrew and Erna Viterbi Early Career Chair
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Burcin Becerik-Gerber

Dean's Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Theodore Berger

David Packard Chair in Engineering
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Barry Boehm

TRW Professorship in Software Engineering
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Paul Bogdan

Jack Munushian Early Career Chair
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John Carlsson

Kellner Family Early Career Chair
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Amy Childress

WiSE Gabilan Distinguished Professorship in Science and Engineering
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Eun Ji Chung

The Dr. Karl Jacob Jr. and Karl Jacob III Early-Career Chair
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Heather Culbertson

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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David D’Argenio

Chonette Chair in Biomedical Technology
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Daniel Dapkus

William M. Keck Chair in Engineering
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Maged M. Dessouky

Dean’s Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering
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Bistra Dilkina

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Fokion Egolfopoulos

William E. Leonhard Professorship in Engineering
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Iraj Ershaghi

Omar B. Milligan Professor of Petroleum Engineering
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Stacey Finley

Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair in Engineering
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Roger Ghanem

Gordon S. Marshall Professor of Engineering Technology
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Leana Golubchik

Stephen and Etta Varra Professorship
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Ramesh Govindan

Northrop Grumman Chair in Electrical Engineering
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Martin A. Gundersen
Lloyd F. Hunt Professor of Electrical Power Engineering 
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Satyandra Gupta

Smith International Professorship in Mechanical Engineering
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Hossein Hashemi

Ming Hsieh Faculty Fellow in Electrical and Computer Engineering-Electrophysics
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Andrea Hodge

Arthur B. Freeman Professorship in Engineering
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Petros Ioannou

A.V. “Bal” Balakrishnan Chair
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Rahul Jain

Kenneth C. Dahlberg Early Career Chair
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Behnam Jafarpour

N.I.O.C Fellow
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Eva Kanso

Zohrab A. Kaprielian Fellow in Engineering
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Rehan Kapadia

Colleen and Roberto Padovani Early Career Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Michael Kassner

Choong Hoon Cho Chair in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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Carl Kesselman

William M. Keck Chair in Engineering
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Mercedeh Khajavikhan

IBM Early Career Chair
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Michael Khoo

Dean's Professor of Biomedical Engineering
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Berokh Khoshnevis

Louise L. Dunn Endowed Professorship in Engineering
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Craig Knoblock

Michael Keston Information Sciences Institute Executive Director
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Aleksandra Korolova

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Bhaskar Krishnamachari

Ming Hsieh Faculty Fellow in Electrical and Computer Engineering-Systems
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Chung-Chieh "Jay" Kuo

William M. Hogue Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Gianluca Lazzi

Fred H. Cole Professorship in Engineering
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Richard Leahy

Arthur G. Settle Trust Endowment for USC Leonard Silverman Chair
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Daniel Lidar

Viterbi Professorship in Engineering
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Yan Liu

Philip and Cayley MacDonald Endowed Early Career Chair
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Stephen C-Y Lu

David Packard Chair in Manufacturing Engineering
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Mitul Luhar

Henry Salvatori Early Career Chair
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Anupam Madhukar

Kenneth T. Norris Professor of Metallurgical Engineering
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Azad Madni

Northrop Grumman Foundation Fred O'Green Chair in Engineering
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Vasilis Marmarelis

Dean’s Professor of Biomedical Engineering
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Maja Matarić

Chan Soon-Shiong Chair in Computer Science
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Megan McCain

Chonette Early Career Chair
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Ellis Meng

Shelly and Ofer Nemirovsky Chair in Convergent Bioscience
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Urbashi Mitra

Gordon S. Marshall Chair in Engineering
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Mahta Moghaddam

Ming Hsieh Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering-Electrophysics
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Andreas Molisch

Solomon Golomb – Andrew and Erna Viterbi Chair
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Shrikanth Narayanan

Niki and Max Nikias Chair in Engineering
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Ramakant Nevatia

Fletcher Jones Professorship in Computer Science
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Steven Nutt

M.C. Gill Chair in Composite Materials
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Assad Oberai

Hughes Professor
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Jong-Shi Pang

Epstein Family Chair
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Alice Cline Parker

Dean’s Professor of Electrical Engineering
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Donald Paul

William M. Keck Professorship of Energy Resources
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Massoud Pedram

Charles Lee Powell Chair in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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Timothy Pinkston

George Pfleger Professorship in Electrical Engineering
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Michelle Povinelli

WiSE Gabilan Distinguished Professorship
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Viktor Prasanna

Charles Lee Powell Chair in Engineering
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Feifei Qian

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Ananya Renuka Balakrishna

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Sheldon Ross

Daniel J. Epstein Chair in Industrial and Systems Engineering
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Muhammad Sahimi

N.I.O.C. Professor of Petroleum Engineering
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Kelly Sanders

Dr. Teh Fu Yen Early Career Chair
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Ketan Savla

John and Dorothy Shea Early Career Chair in Civil Engineering
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Fei Sha

Zohrab A. Kaprielian Fellow in Engineering
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Maryam Shanechi

Andrew and Erna Viterbi Early Career Chair
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Cyrus Shahabi

Helen N. and Emmett H. Jones Professorship in Engineering
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Shaama Mallikarjun Sharada

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professor
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K. Kirk Shung

Dwight C. and Hildagarde E. Baum Chair in Biomedical Engineering
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Constantine Sideris

Andrew and Erna Viterbi Early Career Chair in Engineering
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Neil Siegel

IBM Professor of Engineering Management
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Constantinos Sioutas

Fred Champion Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering
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John Brooks Slaughter

Deans' Professor of Education and Engineering
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Lucio Soibelman

Fred Champion Estate Chair in Engineering est 1967
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Mahdi Soltanolkotabi

Andrew and Erna Viterbi Early Career Chair
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Gaurav Sukhatme

Fletcher Jones Foundation Endowed Chair in Computer Science
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Shang-Hua Teng

Seeley G. Mudd Professor of Engineering
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Jennifer Treweek

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Theodore Tsotsis

Robert E. Vivian Professor in Energy Resources
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Alejandra Uranga

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Priya Vashishta

Fluor Chair in Chemical Engineering
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Detlof von Winterfeldt

J.A. Tiberti Chair in Ethics and Decision Making
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Han Wang

Robert G. and Mary G. Lane Early Career Chair
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Pin Wang

Zohrab A. Kaprielian Fellow in Engineering
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Qiming Wang

Stephen Schrank Early Career Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Alan Willner

Steven and Kathryn Sample Chair in Engineering
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Renyuan Xu

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Yannis Yortsos

Chester F. Dolley Chair in Petroleum Engineering
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Yannis Yortsos

Zohrab A. Kaprielian Dean’s Chair in Engineering
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Cristina Zavaleta

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professorship
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Published on December 12th, 2016

Last updated on September 15th, 2021