Viterbi China & East Asia

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June 27, 2022: 13 students from Tsinghua University participated remotely in a summer research program along with faculty members at USC, for about 8 weeks.

May 9 - May 11, 2022: The USC-THU Annual Faculty Research Symposium was held on May 9-10 and May 10-11 via Zoom.

October 19, 2021: Participants in the Communication Data Science Dual Degree Program with Tsinghua University arrived in August 2021 to begin a year of coursework at USC.

June 28 - September 2, 2021: Through a partnership between THU and USC, students from THU participated in a Virtual Summer Research Program and were guided by the Faculty Members and Mentors at USC. The final presentations by these participants were held on September 2, 2021. Some students from USC also participated in a 6-week long Virtual Research Program at THU and were guided by the Faculty Members at THU.

May 6-7, 2021: THU-USC Faculty Research Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning held virtually between USC and Tsinghua University. It consisted of the Symposium Opening program and two technical sessions on May 6, followed by two other technical sessions on May 7 at THU.

June 15-16, 2020USC-THU Faculty Research Symposium on Data Analytics and Informatics. June 15-16, 2020 5:30 - 8:00 PM PDT at USC/ June 16-17, 2020 8:30 - 11:00 AM CDT at THU. Agenda and Zoom Registration Link.

November 23, 2019: Dean Yortsos traveled to Beijing on Nov 23 for the China Advisory Board meeting and also met with alumni and parents.

July 1, 2019: Students from THU and KAU took part in a 6 week summer research program.

February 14, 2019: A delegation from SJTU lead by their dean visited USC.

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.

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Published on February 18th, 2017

Last updated on October 26th, 2022