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February 1, 2019: SRM Universtiy Vice Chancellor, Sandeep Sancheti and Director for International Affairs, Kartar Singh met with professors, SRM alumni, and discussed collaboration with USC.

December 14, 2018: An article on “Need of Chief Ethics Officer to address consequences of tech advances” written by Dean Yortsos was published in The Indian Express.
Read Article here.

December 14, 2018: Viterbi-Axilor Lecture series was organized

  • The Great India Roadtrips –
    Gautam Trivedi, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Nepean Capital
  • May The Work(force) Be With You! Empowering Businesses Through AI –
    Madhulika Mazumdar, Founding Member, Chief Game Scientist, Recommender Labs
    Nitya Mathew, Founding Member, Chief Product Designer, Recommender Labs
  • Bridging Healthcare Divide : From Lab to Land –
    Dr, Navakanta Bhat, Co-Founder PathShodh Healthcare, Professor, Center for Nano Science and
    Engineering, IISc
  • Creating The World of Smart Energy….From Villages to Cities –
    Dr. Kushant Uppal, CEO, Intelizon

December 14, 2018: India Advisory Board meeting was organized at Bangalore, Dean had a “Fireside Chat” with Saritha Rai.

December 13, 2018: Dean and other delegates from USC had dinner event with USC Alumni and Parents.

December 12, 2018: Dean Yostsos gave a Keynote talk at VJTI “The Era for the Solution of Grand Challenges” & moderated panel discussion on “The Accelerating Impact of Technology on Entrepreneurship, Industry and Society”.

December 12, 2018: Dean Yortsos met with deans for international affairs from Nirma Univ., SRM Univ. & Sri Vidyaniketan and discussed adopting Grand Challenge Scholars Program.

October 1, 2018: Ganapati Venugopal, CEO Axilor, visited USC campus. He discussed about entrepreneurship , innovation. He also visited Viterbi Startup Garage.

July 20, 2018: Under the IUSSTF-Viterbi program, 18 students from India came to USC for conducting research with faculty for 8 weeks. At the end of the program students presented their research in a poster session.

June 15, 2018: As one of its flagship bilateral programs, the Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) administers the United States-India Science & Technology Endowment Fund (USISTEF), through which Grant-in-Aid support is provided to start-up initiatives to the extent of USD 400,000 Read more>>
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June 13, 2018: Delegates from Amrita University met with Prof. Raghu Raghavendra, Vice Dean for Global Academic Initiatives, and faculty to discuss about education and research collaboration.

April 10, 2018: Indo US Collaboration in Engineering Education (IUCEE) delegation visited USC Viterbi and met with Prof. Raghavendra. They also attended Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs at USC Viterbi and visited several labs during their visit.

February 20, 2018: Vice-Chancellor Prof. Anu Singh Lather and Prof. Pravir Kumar (Dean, Alumni affairs) of Delhi Technological University (DTU) Visited USC Viterbi.

January 16, 2018: Association of Indian Students at USC organised an orientation for incoming graduate students from India. Prof. Raghu Raghavendra attended the event and welcomed the new batch of students to USC.

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