Viterbi Asia & Middle East

Latest News & Announcements

  • June 27 - August 5, 2022: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, and USC Viterbi have partnered to host 5 to 15 KAUST students, and work with the USC Viterbi faculty during summer. Final poster presentations were held on August 5th.

  • June 13 - August 5, 2022: USC Viterbi has partnered with American University in a Department of State-funded initiative, Sister2Sister Exchange Program (2020-2023). The program aims to bring Pakistani female college students from disadvantaged backgrounds to attend summer programs in the United States. Two students have been selected to come to USC Viterbi from June 27 to August and work with the faculty.

  • April 19, 2022: Dr. Ali Massoud, Head of The Educational Mission Office visited USC Viterbi for discussions on research and education collaboration with Egyptian Universities.

  • November 10, 2021: A delegation from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan, led by Pro Rector (Academics) Dr. Osman Hasan was hosted by USC Viterbi, for discussions on collaborative efforts for Research and Education.
  • April 5, 2021: MOU was established between USC Viterbi and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia,  for research and education collaboration.
  • October 3, 2018: Mr. Abdallah Salih Jum’ah, Chairman of the Board for The Saudi Investment Bank visited USC campus. He met with Dean Yannis Yortsos and senior associate Deans on current collaborations between the school and Saudi Aramco.
  • Apr 3, 2018: Dean of USC Viterbi School of Engineering, Yannis Yortsos, met with the minister of Commerce of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Majed bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi to discuss reforms in education.
  • Sept 26, 2017: Hadas Shafir, Marketing Director, Technion International School in Israel visited USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
  • Aug, 2016: Viterbi iPodia (ViP) Program will take place in Dubai during next fall semester. Read more>>
  • June 23, 2014 - Viterbi School of Engineering hosted President of Khalifa University, Tod Laursen, for discussion on collaboration between USC and Khalifa University, located in Abu Dhabi. Read more>>
  • May 28, 2014 USC Viterbi Alumnus Col. Michael Price leads efforts to build a better Afghanistan. Read more>>
  • March 12, 2014 - Qatar University joins iPodia Alliance. High-level delegation attends the March 7 signing ceremony. Read more>>
  • For additional information about the Asian academic and research programs at Viterbi, please contact Prof. Raghu Raghavendra, Vice Dean for Global Academic Initiatives, at

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Overseas Partnerships in Israel, Saudi Arabia...

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Published on March 9th, 2017

Last updated on October 26th, 2022