Death of the Middleman? USC Researchers Imagine a Cheaper, Fairer Marketplace For Digital Goods
Beyond improving e-commerce, USC Viterbi’s Bhaskar Krishnamachari sees a blockchain-driven future where cars, homes and appliances can buy and sell digital information.
Persevering to Excellence
Yilda Irizarry-Valle, a USC Viterbi alumna, overcomes challenges to receive prestigious GEM Young Alumnae Leadership Award
It’s What’s Inside that Counts, Unless You’re a Robotic Fish
Mechanical engineering students challenged themselves to make a robotic fish that not only swims like a real fish, but looks the part too, demonstrating the possibilities inherent to soft robotics.
Master’s Students Shine
At the 2019 USC Viterbi master’s commencement, graduates shared hugs, smiles and selfies.
Culture, Family, and Nanotechnology
Vanessa Pangbourne, chemical engineering graduate and president of SHPE-USC, adapts to new challenges in leadership and in engineering
Changing the Narrative
Avri Parker, president of the National Society of Black Engineers USC Chapter, lands dream job at Microsoft, sets sights on chief technology officer roles—and aims to start a school for black girls in technology.
Dreaming Big Pays Off
Computer science student turned entrepreneur Drake Rehfeld is flying high with five ventures under his belt before he’s even graduated—but it didn’t happen without hard work.
Of Life and Bread
Spencer Fox, chemical engineering graduate and Swim with Mike scholarship recipient, masters the art of bread baking and living life to the fullest
The Year of “Hugging the Exponential”
Faculty and staff gather to celebrate USC Viterbi’s growing achievements and excellence
Entrepreneurial students recently gathered to recognize their business successes – and to do a bit of networking.
The Next Generation Meets the Bots
Local K-12 students learned about robotics and the value of STEM education at USC’s 2019 Robotics Open House
HackSC 2019: 36 Hours of Hackers, Yoga and, yes, Puppies
USC’s largest hackathon event fuses competition, inspiration and wellness
Is Communication the Key to Fighting Cancer?
The more cancer cells “talk” to each other, the less they grow. New research by USC Viterbi’s Paul Newton looks to encourage this.
Student Research Shines at Grodins Symposium
Around 90 biomedical engineering students presented their research to industry and research professionals at the annual Fred S. Grodins Research Symposium.
Dan Erwin Appointed New Chair for USC Viterbi Department of Astronautical Engineering
Professor Dan Erwin to assume the leadership role of the Department of Astronautical Engineering beginning in July.
Want to Know the Secret of a Good Idea? It Could be Hidden in Language.
Xiang Ren, a USC Viterbi assistant professor of computer science, is using natural language processing to find patterns in massive amounts of text, which could unlock the secrets of innovation—and much more.
A Hackathon for Women by Women
USC students changing hacking culture from competitive to collaborative.
Coming Untethered: The Unintended Consequences of Hyper Digitalization
In her new book, Dr. Julie Albright explores the impact of a digital society on our relationships and behaviors.
Excellence In Engineering
At the 41st Viterbi Awards, NAE President Dan Mote Jr., alumna and Northrop Grumman VP Linnie Haynesworth, and SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell were honored.
Building A Better Blockchain
A company headed by a USC Viterbi alumnus has partnered with the school to advance this cutting-edge technology.
A New Dawn
Project SUNRISE encourages USC Viterbi and other students to leverage their technical and entrepreneurial skills to help community members in need.
USC Viterbi Teams Shine at MEPC
From an all-women undergraduate team to teams comprised of Ph.D. students, the ninth rendition of the business model competition brings new meaning to engineering innovation.
Creating safer waterways with driverless ships
Researchers develop an autonomous ship guidance system using probabilistic modeling and AI
Can aircraft engines benefit from turbulence?
In a prestigious summer program at Stanford University, Viterbi PhD students collaborate with leading researchers in their field to study airplane engines