Viterbi China & East Asia

Latest News & Announcements

  • June 7, 2016: A partnership between the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the Bay Environmental Technology Corp (Bayeco) has been selected by the US Department of State and the Chinese government for membership in the US-China EcoPartnership program. Read more>>
  • May 10-11, 2016: The 10th USC-THU Faculty Research Symposium was held at the USC campus on May 10-11 with the theme of Energy Informatics and Big Data. The symposium had talks, discussion sessions, and student poster session and were held at RTH 526. Read more>>
  • October 29-31, 2015 The 2015 USC Global Conference took place in the city of Shanghai, China, at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai located in the world famous Jin Mao Tower on October 29 – 31, 2015.Read more>>
  • Sept 14, 2015 USC Viterbi startup awarded silver medal in Beijing. USC Viterbi’s Stasis Labs won the silver medal in the student business plan competition at the Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) in Beijing on September 14, 2015.Read more>>

For additional information about the Chinese academic and research programs at the Viterbi School of Engineering, please contact Prof. Raghavendra, at raghu@usc.edu

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Research Institutes

Airbus Institute for Engineering Research (AIER

Airbus Institute for Engineering Research (AIER), made up of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Korea Aerospace University (KAU) and Inha University in Incheon, as well as global corporations Airbus and Korean Air, has embarked on three ambitious, collaborative aerospace research projects that could benefit commercial aviation worldwide. Some of the research activities in this collaboration include Out-of-Autoclave Processing of Composites and GLARE Repairs, Intelligent Augmented Reality and Video Automated Tracking.

Korean Air General Electric Research Institute for International Collaboration (KAGERIIC)

The research institute, sponsored jointly be Korean Air and General Electric, will allow Viterbi School faculty to collaborate with colleagues at Korea Aerospace University (KAU) in Seoul, Inha University in Incheon and with the two companies to conduct research on topics of interest to the Institute. The new research institute aims to evaluate and improve methods of airport security. Funding for the research projects could amount to up to $5 million over the next 10 years.

Partnerships

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    Pratt & Whitney Institute for Collaborative Engineering (PWICE)

    USC Viterbi School is partnering with Korea-based Inha University in conducting research funded by Pratt & Withney Institute and Korean Air.

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    National Core Research Center

    Viterbi School is collaborating with Korean Pusan University in conducting research on composites and hybrid materials.

Tsinghua University (THU)

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USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the School of Information Science and Technology of THU in Beijing, China have established a partnership for a broad spectrum of educational and research collaborations.

The program’s key objectives are to provide students and faculty from both entities with international experiential learning opportunities and to strengthen education and scientific interaction between students and faculty.

The partnership provides student exchange opportunities, joint educational and research programs in targeted areas, as well as faculty exchanges.

For additional information, please contact Prof. Raghavendra: raghu@usc.edu.

USC THU Research Symposium

USC-THU 2016 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2015 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2014 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2013 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2012 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2011 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2010 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2009 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2008 Research Symposium

USC-THU 2007 Research Symposium

USC-Tsinghua Program for Visiting Scholars

USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the School of Information Science and Technology of Tsinghua University (THU), Beijing, China, have established a partnership for a broad spectrum of educational and research collaborations. The program’s key objectives are to provide students and faculty from both entities, with international experiential learning opportunities and to strenghten education and scientific interaction between students and faculty.

The partnership provides student exchange opportunities, joint educational and research programs in targeted areas, as well as faculty exchanges.

If you would like information on how to participate in the USC-Tsinghua Program, please contact:

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For outstanding undergraduate engineering students from THU who will begin their senior year in Fall.

Compensation: $2,500 TOTAL stipend for living expenses. Airfare up to $1,500
If you are interested in participating, contact:
Sr. Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, C.S. Raghavendra raghu@vsoe.usc.edu

USC and THU – Dual Degree Program

The Viterbi school of Engineering of the University of Southern California and the School of Information Science technology of Tsinghua University, China(THU SIST) have established the THU-USC Dual Degree program for Masters of Science for the purpose of collaborative education and research in various areas of information science and Technology.

THU-USC Dual Degree Program for Masters of Science

  • The USC VSoE will admit qualified students from THU SIST to its various M.S. degree programs. Each year THU SIST will select up to fifteen (15) graduate students who have been admitted to THU SIST MS or PhD degree program to study at USC VSoE for M.S Degree. The students successful completion of a USC VSoE M.S program will lead to a Master’s Degree from USC VSoE.
  • The THU SIST will admit qualified students from USC VSoE to its various Masters of Science degree program. Each year USC VSoE will select up to fifteen (15) graduate students who have been admitted to USC VSoE MS degree Program to study at THU SIST for M.S Degree. The students successful completion of a THU SIST M.S program will lead to a Master’s Degree from THU SIST.
  • The Student in the Dual MS Program would make at lest two thirds of the effort of an MS Degree from the home institute and transfer up to one thirds of the effort from the visiting institute. Nine credits units will be allowed to transfer mutually. THU SIST students would complete minimum 14 units plus an MS thesis from THU to fulfill the degree requirement of the visiting institute.
  • Nominated students will complete a special application to the Dual MS Program. The admission to an MS degree program of the visiting institute will require consent of the respective program advisor on pre-requisite coursework requirement. The student will be responsible for paying the published tuition rates at the institution where they are enrolled.
  • USC requires that THU student meet the requirement of TOEFL scores (minimum 90 and at least 20 in each category). GRE scores will be waived for THU SIST students nominated for this program.

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Research Partnerships

USC Viterbi School of Engineering has established several strategic educational and research collaborations with Chinese universities, which entail a broad spectrum of collaborations with the partner institutions, including student exchange and joint academic research programs.

Partner universities:

CHINA


Beijing Jiaotong University(BJTU)
Beijing, China
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China University of Petroleum (CUP)
Beijing, China
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New Huadu Business School, Minjiang University
Fuzhou City, Fujian Province China
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Peking University College of Engineering
Beijing, China
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Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China
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Tsinghua University, School of Information Science & Technology
Beijing, China
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Tongji University, College of Civil Engineering
Shanghai, China
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Xidian University
Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
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Beihang University(BUAA)
Beijing, China
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JAPAN


Kyushu Institute of Technology
Kyushu Island, Japan
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Kobe University
Kobe, Japan
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KOREA 


Inha University
Incheon, Korea
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Korea Aerospace University (KAU)
Joint partnership between USC and Korea Aerospace University, Korea.
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Seoul National University College of Engineering
Seoul, Korea
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Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Seoul, KoreaPartnership details >>

TAIWAN 


National Taiwan University
Taipei, TaiwanPartnership Details >>

Taipei Medical University (TMU)
Taipei, TaiwanPartnership details >>

Tatung University
Taipei, TaiwanPartnership details >>

National Tsing Hua University
Hsinchu, Taiwan
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