Viterbi India

Latest News & Announcements

  • October 18, 2016: Deputy Director and Dean of faculty affairs from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) visited VSoE. They met with Dean, Vice Dean, Dept. chairs and several faculty members to discuss education and research collaborations. They also made a presentation to graduate students for possible faculty appointments at IITB.
  • June 20, 2016: IUSSTF sponsors the Viterbi-India Program. Dr Rajiv Tayal, Executive Director of IUSSTF visited laboratories and met with faculty and Viterbi-India students.
  • May 4, 2016: USC Viterbi to strengthen ties with India and is set to launch new programs to attract Indian Ph.D. candidates. Read more>>

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  • For additional information about the Indian academic and research programs at the Viterbi School of Engineering, please contact Prof. Raghu Raghavendra, Vice Dean for Global Academic Initiatives, at



In order to promote cooperation in areas of mutual interest for the benefit of both institutions, USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS), signed a Memorandum of Understanding in February 2016.

This partnership provides opportunities for joint research, education and innovation in areas of mutual interest.

InfoSys Center for Research and Education in Advanced Software Technologies (CAST)

USC Viterbi School of Engineering and Infosys Technologies teamed up to create a software research and education unit on USC’s Los Angeles campus – Center for Research and Education in Advanced Software Technologies (CAST). The new center is funded by InfoSys. The agreement provides that CAST will facilitate joint research and education in such areas as software architecture, service oriented architectures and information integration, intelligent systems and agents, mobile and wireless systems, sensor networks and CAD frameworks and tools for hardware and software.

India Advisory Board


Pictured from left to right: Ananth Krishna, N. Narendra, Sudha Kumar, JK Srivastava, Dean Yannis C. Yortsos, Srinath Batni (chairman), Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Ishwar Parulkar, Rajan Vasa, David Ranson and Professor Raghavendra


IAB Members

Srinath Batni (Chair of IAB)
Member of the Board
Head of Delivery Excellence
Infosys Limited

K. Ananth Krishnan
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Tata Consultancy Services

Ranjit Nair
Germinait Solutions

N. Narendra
Managing Director
Vinyas Innovative Technologies

Ishwardutt Parulkar
CTO, Service Provider Access Group
Cisco Systems – India

Dave Ranson
Managing Director
Moog Aircraft Group – India

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Chairman and Mangaing Director

Vijay Srivastava
Group Chairman
Veecon Group of Companies

J. K. Srivastava
Managing Director
Veecon Group of Companies

Rajan Vasa
Chairman and Managing Director
Contech BPO Services Pvt. Ltd.
Advisor, KPMG

N. R. Narayana Murthy
Infosys Limited
Ex Officio

Sandeep Tandon
Tandon Group

Madhusudan Atre
Corporate Vice President

Sridhar Jayanthi
Managing Director
FireEye Cybersecurity India

Srinivas Chinamilli
Co-Founder and President
Tessolve Semiiconductor

Priynaka Mittal
KRBL, India

Fellowships and Internships

  • Connector.

    Viterbi-IUSSTF Program

    Viterbi and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are partnering to launch the Viterbi-India Program. This program will provide opportunities to Indian Students to undertake a research internship at the Viterbi School of Engineering in Summer for a period of 8 weeks.

  • Connector.

    USC-SERB PhD Fellowship

    Officials from the Government of India and Indo US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) also visited USC to to establish the PhD fellowship program. The program will support 5 SERB-USC PhD fellowships each year.

  • Connector.

    Infosys Global Internship Program

    InStep is Infosys’ Global Internship Program for undergraduate, graduate, MBA and PhD students from top academic institutions around the world. As part of the Infosys family, students are given the chance to work on high impact assignments ranging from live technology projects to high-end research in the company’s offices in India and around the world.

  • Connector.

    Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

    Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) provides unique opportunities for science, technology, engineering and medical students from the United States to undertake internships in national laboratories, federal research centers, academic research institutes, and private R & D laboratories in India.

Research Partnerships

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

Partner universities:

BITS Pilani
Pilani, Rajasthan, India
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Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bangalore, India
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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
Kharagpur, India
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IIT Bombay
Mumbai, India
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IIT Delhi
New Delhi, India
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IIT Hyderabad
Hyderabad, India
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IIT Kanpur
Kanpur, India
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IIT Madras
Chennai, India
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NIT Karnataka
Surathkal, India
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