Viterbi China & East Asia

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May 29, 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between USC Viterbi School of Engineering/Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism and Tsinghua University when Dean Yannis Yortsos visited the University in China, to establish a dual degree program.

July 2018: Students from China and Korea will be coming to USC Viterbi for 5 weeks to attend Summer research program.

May 2018: A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between USC Viterbi and National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan to establish a partnership to pursue collaborative research, faculty and student exchange, and engagement in educational collaboration.

April 17, 2018: A 3 member delegation from The Chinese University of HongKong (CUHK), Shenzhen visited USC Viterbi. The delegation included Professor Jesús Seade (Associate Vice President for Global Affairs), Professor Changwen Chen (Dean, School of Science and Engineering) and Mr. Paul Ke (Director of Academic Links).

March 6, 2018: A delegation of Peisen Huang (Dean and Prof. Mechanical Engineering), Gang Zheng (Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education), Horst Hohberger (Faculty Advisor to International Programs) from SJTU-UM Visited USC Viterbi.

March 5, 2018: Dean Yortsos met with 6 member delegate from Taipei Medical University. Delegate consisted of: Prof. Chien-Huang Lin (President), Prof. Chien-Hsi Wu (Vice President, International Affairs), Prof. Chaur-Jong Hu (Vice Superintendent for Research Affairs Shuang Ho Hospital), Prof. Hsing-Jien Kung( Chair Professor, PhD Program for Cancer Biology and Drug Discovery), Prof. Pei-Shan Tsai (Dean, Office of Global Engagement), Ms. Andrea Liu, (Staff, Office of Global Engagement)

June 27, 2017: Students from China and aerospace students from Korea came to USC Viterbi for Summer Research Program

May 15-17, 2017: The 11th USC-THU Faculty Research Symposium was held in Beijing on May 15-17 with the theme of The 4th Industrial Revolution: Enabling Tools and Methods. The symposium had talks and discussion sessions. Read more about the last symposium here>>

Dec 5-6, 2016: Prof. Raghu Raghavendra, Vice Dean for Global Academic Initiatives, visited National Taiwan University and National Tsing Hua University. The purpose of visit was to strengthen existing links and explore new opportunities for partnerships in research.

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>>

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

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