Meeting Held at USC Viterbi on International MURI and BARI Initiatives Led by Maryam Shanechi
60 scientists from 12 universities and government labs came together to hear about a MURI initiative on brain-computer interfaces and to kick-off a new BARI initiative on AI.
Where Investigators Learn to Prevent Accidents
Aviation Safety and Security Program teaches courses to pilots across the globe
In Memoriam: Michael Keston
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Keston leaves a legacy of innovation for social good at USC Viterbi and the Information Sciences Institute.
From Deep Sea Mining To Genetic Engineering
A newly launched USC Viterbi online publication – believed to be the first student-run engineering ethics magazine in the country – examines some of the major issues of our day.
A Robotic Leg, Born Without Prior Knowledge, Learns to Walk
New AI algorithms could allow robots to learn to move by themselves, imitating animals.
A “Post-Antibiotic World?”
Antibiotic resistance is spreading from wastewater treatment plants
Can Unit-E Bring Digital Currency Mainstream?
Salman Avestimehr trusts in the power of algorithms.
In Search of the Most Human Algorithms
Mahdi Soltanolkotabi’s research ensures that AI and Automation serve the interests of humanity. Now he’s being recognized for his work – a lot.
New Method Uses AI to Screen for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Scientists at USC, Queen’s University (Ontario) and Duke University have developed a new tool that can screen children for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) quickly and affordably
Mahta Moghaddam and Behrokh Khoshnevis Elected to NAE
Moghaddam was elected for development of physics-based computational algorithms; Khoshnevis was elected for innovations in manufacturing and construction.
Saving Endangered Species, One Algorithm at a Time
Bistra Dilkina, USC Viterbi assistant professor in computer science, develops artificial intelligence tools to help protect endangered animals
Helping The Homeless
USC Viterbi writing students offer engineering solutions to a local provider of homeless services to improve operations.
You Are Not Here By Accident
Linnie Haynesworth, USC Viterbi’s 2019 Mark A. Stevens Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, pens a letter to her younger Trojan self.
Broke your shoe? What if it could repair itself?
USC Viterbi faculty and students develop a 3D-printed material that can repair itself all on its own.
Stop The Spoofing
USC ISI researcher Wael Abd-Almageed and an international research team are building enhanced biometric security technologies to thwart would-be malefactors.
USC Viterbi alumnus Ken Richardson has written a new book about how America can once again become the world’s leader in tech.
Student Wins HackLA Mobility with App to Solve LA Traffic Woes
Jake Beaudin and his team created the app in 24 hours. They recently launched it to the tech industry at CES Las Vegas and will soon present it in Germany.
USC Researchers Use AI to Detect Early Signs of Alzheimer’s
USC researchers found “hidden factors” in medical data that could improve Alzheimer’s disease prediction and lead to better outcomes.
Turning Glycerol To Gold
A new business in the USC Viterbi Startup Garage has developed a molecule to turn this plentiful biofuel byproduct into coveted sodium lactate.
What Happens When 100 Million People Run Out of Water?
Essam Heggy Calls for More Water Education in the Scientific Community.
National Cancer Institute Award to Support Research on Colorectal Cancer at USC
USC Viterbi’s Stacey Finley and Shannon Mumenthaler from the Keck School of Medicine of USC lead new $3.1 million grant to advance search for new cancer treatments using computer simulations
A Star Is Born…With C Programming And Robots.
With donor support, USC Viterbi’s Robotics and Coding Academy provides computer science education to local elementary schools
The Fleischer Prize in Green Technology
USC Viterbi Students encouraged to apply
Helping USC’s Homeless
USC Viterbi’s Sandeep Suresh helped build a website that provides invaluable information to USC’s hidden hungry and homeless population.