Viterbi China & East Asia

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February 4, 2019: Prof. Teng from Chung Yuan Christian University(CYCU) visited USC Viterbi to discuss collaboration and signing an MOU.

February 8, 2019: Inha University’s president Myeong-Woo Cho and several deans visited the campus. President Cho met with Interim President Austin and Michael Quick.

December 8-10, 2018: Dean Yortsos and several Viterbi faculty (Dr. M.M. Dessouky, Dr. K.K. Shung, Dr. S.Y. Wu) visited CYCU for discussions on research and education collaborations.

October 31, 2018: A delegation from Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen (HITSZ) visited USC on October 31. They met with Dean Yortsos, Vice Deans Raghavendra and Johnson, and several faculty and discussed collaboration. Delegation was interested in academic exchange, partnership, visiting scholars, etc.

August 12, 2018: In our partnership with Tsinghua University, 12 students from THU came to USC for summer research for about 6 weeks. At the end of the program students presented their research in a poste session.

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>>

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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