USC Viterbi Startup Garage and Amazon Alexa Fund Announce Support for Voice Tech Startups
Amazon Alexa Fund and Alexa Fellowship will work with USC’s Silicon Beach Accelerator, Viterbi Startup Garage to cultivate the next generation of voice startups
USC Viterbi’s SURE Program Offers Undergraduates Research Training Alongside Top Faculty
Sophomores and juniors from across the nation participate in cutting-edge research and get a taste for Trojan life
General (Ret.) Ellen M. Pawlikowski named Judge Widney Professor at USC
Pawlikowski, nationally recognized as a leader in science and engineering, will join the USC Viterbi School of Engineering faculty this fall.
The Three P’s: Programming, Python and Pac-Man
CS@SC teaches principles of programming and robotics alongside those of equality and inclusivity
“We’re Going to 3-D Print the First Rocket Made on Mars”
Tim Ellis, named to MIT Technology Review’s 2019 “35 Innovators Under 35” for his use of massive 3-D printers to build space-bound rockets
Everywhere at Once
Two apps created by USC Viterbi Research Professor Ari Shapiro allow users to create digital avatars of themselves to improve communication.
Alumnus Wins Prestigious PECASE Award
Jonathan Sauder, a NASA JPL engineer, lands “highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on early career scientists and engineers” for his work on RainCube and Venus Rover.
Up, Up and Away!
L.A. Youth Gain Hands-On Engineering Experience at Three-Day Camp Hosted by the USC Viterbi Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
AI Predicts Musical Genre by Identifying Surprising Patterns in Hit Songs
Record-breaking single “Old Town Road” is a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n roll, according to an artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by a USC computer science student
Using 3-D Printed Mother-of-Pearl to Create Tough New Smart Materials
USC researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
USC researchers receive $12.5M grant for craniofacial research data-sharing endeavor
The project, FaceBase III Data Management and Integration Hub, would put USC on the map as the data epicenter for the craniofacial research community.
VR Game Allows Parkinson’s Patients to Move and Feel in Virtual Worlds
USC engineers team with researchers and VR game designers to help Parkinson’s patients walk steadily with confidence
Tackling Lack of Diversity in Genetics Research
Researchers at the USC Viterbi Information Sciences Institute managed vast amounts of genetic data from multi-ethnic populations in a groundbreaking new study.
Fighting Back Against the Ravages of Time
New USC Viterbi research tells us more than we’ve ever known about how and why our cells age, paving the way for a healthier, happier old age.
The Origin of Spam and Other Online Intrusions
New research documents evolution of spam, including spam bots, deepfakes and other annoying online antagonists.
Meet The Trojan Engineer Helping Chinese Cities Bounce Back After Disaster
Nan Li, Ph.D. ’14, was named a 2018 top “Innovator under 35” in China by MIT Technology Review for his work in resilient cities
Swimming like a Shark
USC Viterbi Assistant Professor Mitul Luhar Develops an Algorithm to Optimize Surfaces for Fast, Frictionless Motion in Water and Air
“Yes, And . . .”
Engineering students speed dating, telling wild tales and assuming martial arts stances in class!? Just another day in Writing 340, which injects a little bit of improv into the reading and writing.
Addressing the Urgent Need for Early and Accurate Tools in Diagnosing and Treating Cancer
Assad Oberai demonstrates how machine learning can be used to more quickly and accurately diagnose breast cancer.
USC Viterbi Announces its 2019 NSF CAREER Award Winners
USC Viterbi Professors Pierluigi Nuzzo, Kelly Sanders and Mahdi Soltanolkotabi receive highly competitive National Science Foundation awards for their leadership and novel research.
High School Students on the Cutting Edge of Biomedical Engineering
Students from the Orthopaedic Medical Magnet High School are building their own biomedical devices, with a little help from USC Viterbi faculty and students.
Making Children’s Voices Heard in the Courtroom
USC computer science undergraduate student Zane Durante is using artificial intelligence to identify truthful language in child forensic interviews.