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An expansion of the Engineering Writing Program (EWP), the new Engineering in Society Program's mission is to distinguish a USC Viterbi engineering education by connecting a student’s discipline with its societal impact across their undergraduate education. (Photo/Victor Leung)

Creating Trustworthy Engineers

January 10, 2022

The recently launched Engineering in Society Program aims to equip USC Viterbi students with the ethical and communication skills to flourish in an ever-accelerating world

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A new computer adaptive test, powered by machine learning, could help medical practitioners make more efficient diagnoses of social communication disorders. Photo/iStock.

How AI Could Help Screen for Autism in Children

November 9, 2021

An interdisciplinary team led by USC computer science researchers is creating a faster, more reliable and more accessible system to help clinicians screen children for developmental disorders such as autism and ADHD.

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Gerald Loeb (Photo/Courtesy of Gerald Loeb)

Healthier Healthcare

March 16, 2021

An AI algorithm developed by Gerald Loeb would comb through millions of electronic medical records to suggest diagnoses and tests to improve patient outcomes and lower costs