It’s Cold in Space; But Not as Cold as It Could Be
USC alumna and adjunct research associate professor Anita Sengupta led a project to create the coldest spot in the solar system on the International Space Station and now is bringing space travel here on Earth
“Real Deal @ USC” showcases impressive startups from around the country
Entrepreneurs of young, exciting companies gather in SCilicon Beach for an evening of networking and dual-use ventures
The First Annual AME Senior Project Showcase
From rocket engines to flapping wings, senior mechanical and aerospace engineering students show off their work.
Meet USC Racing’s Team Captains
A Q&A with the undergraduate students who run this year’s Formula SAE racing team
Making a Splash
How a diver’s shape and impact force affect the characteristics of a splash
My Summer Learning about High-performance Computing from Argonne National Laboratory
What PhD student Jonathan Hoy learned from the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing
She’s Out of This World
Nina Singh BME ’19 receives an Astronaut Scholarship, an honor reserved for the best and brightest STEM college students
High School Students Attend AME STEM Spotlight
The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering opens its doors to local high school students to encourage STEM education and careers
Serving the People
William Rose, former Marine and current mechanical engineering master’s student at USC Viterbi, spends his free time volunteering for the American Red Cross.
Drastically reducing fuel consumption and emissions of commercial aircraft
Gabilan Assistant Professor Alejandra Uranga’s work on an MIT/NASA project offers a way to save fuel and reduce emissions via propulsion-airframe integration
The Goldilocks Wing: Popular Airfoil Design Defies Aerodynamic Standards
Professor Spedding’s tests on a small (but not too small) sized airfoil yields surprising results in lift
Cilia: “The Bouncer” of Bacteria
Paper by USC Viterbi and University of Hawaii faculty elucidates active role of cilia in regulating flow for bacteria filtering and enhancing chemical communication.
Professor Domaradzki Appointed AME Department Chair
A long-time faculty, Julian Domaradzki continues his service in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, now as department chair
Better, Faster, Smarter: Making Agile Robots
USC Center for Advanced Manufacturing team comes in first at the Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition (ARIAC)
2017 Viterbi Master’s Student Awards
Accomplishments of Viterbi Masters students celebrated in inaugural event
USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards
Graduating students from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering were recognized on May 10th at the 2017 Undergraduate Viterbi Awards for their academic, leadership, and service achievements.
Clues to a father’s life, charting a daughter’s future
She wanted to uncover her father’s ‘dangerous secrets’, she discovered a world of endless possibilities
The AeroDesign Team Turns a Crash into a Victory
The student-led model aircraft team wins first place at the AIAA international Design Build Fly competition.
Up, up and away at the 2017 faculty and staff awards
Honoring the work and dedication of USC Viterbi faculty and staff
Senior Design Projects Win Big at AIAA Conference
Senior undergraduate AME Students were awarded first and third place at the AIAA regional Student Paper Conference
HonestFi, a startup that provides financial services to low-income Americans without the sky-high commissions, has won the 2017 Min Family Challenge.
USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory Breaks Record
Student-run RPL launches rocket of own design to 144,000 feet
S.K. Gupta named holder of the Smith International Professorship in Mechanical Engineering
Professor S.K. Gupta, a world-renowned expert in advanced manufacturing, will also head the Center for Advanced Manufacturing.