Research Team in Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments
Researchers in the USC Viterbi Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science are joining the global research effort to develop a viable vaccine to halt the global pandemic.
5 Tips to Stay Cyber Secure When Working Remotely
Personal hygiene is important to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but don’t skimp on your cyber hygiene.
Researchers Develop Platform to Improve Weather Forecasting
Climate change is making it harder for weather scientists to make predictions. DyNamo helps forecast severe weather events in real-time.
USC Viterbi Listed Again Among the Nation’s Top 10 Engineering Graduate Programs
Annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report also keep USC Viterbi among the top five private engineering schools
Too Complex to Print? Call A Robot.
USC researchers build robots that can print complicated shapes without compromising on quality or accuracy.
Reducing the Environmental Impact of Desalination and Wastewater Treatment
USC Viterbi Ph.D. student Sophia Plata, the first woman in her family to attend college, works to meet the challenge of access to clean water.
USC at AAAI-20 Conference: Could AI Win a Nobel Prize?
USC Viterbi Professors Yolanda Gil, president of AAAI, and Fei Sha, AAAI-20 conference program co-chair, share their thoughts following this year’s event.
Inventing a Stroke Rehabilitation Device in 48 Hours
This year’s ASBME Makeathon saw 10 student teams battling the clock to build biomedical devices to help stroke survivors recover their hand and wrist movement.
Jillian Khoo: A Coder for Social Change, Classical Violinist and USC’s First Neo Scholar
From classically trained concert violinist to all-star computer science student at USC, Jillian Khoo is determined to use her technical skills to code the change.
Carl Kesselman Honored with IEEE Medal for Career Achievements in Computing
Dean’s Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Information Sciences Institute Fellow has been awarded the Harry H. Goode Memorial Award.
Socially Assistive Robot Helps Children with Autism Learn
USC researchers developed personalized learning robots for children with autism and studied whether the robots could autonomously gauge the child’s engagement in long-term, in-home therapeutic interventions.
He’s Worked His Entire Life To Support His Family; Now, He’s Pursuing A Dream Of His Own
Incoming freshman Dresden Kershaw reflects on the uphill journey that has brought him to USC Viterbi.
How To Reduce Bias in AI? Selective Amnesia.
AI affects your credit scores and loans, but it’s not immune to bias. USC researchers are helping it forget.
It’s Not Magic, It’s Science: Predicting the Future
USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute pairs human “forecasters” with AI to develop better predictive technology
A Potential New Weapon Against Deadly Brain and Soft Tissue Cancers
New drug combination hopes to exploit metabolic habits of glucose-hungry cancer cells
A Digital Pick Me Up: New Start-Up Provides “Empathetic AI”
Blue Fever, a burgeoning company in the Viterbi Startup Garage, helps uplift the spirits of Gen Z girls and young women
Could This Nearly Invincible Drone Be the Future of Disaster Relief?
A new artificially intelligent drone control system, designed by USC researchers, allows drones to withstand pushing, kicking and even colliding with objects.
How To Mend A Broken Heart, If You’re A Zebrafish
Researchers at USC Viterbi designed and built a device that keeps zebrafish hearts alive longer than ever to give us insights into how to repair a broken heart
New Nanoparticle Can Turn Carbon Emissions Into Fuel, Sustainably
USC Viterbi researchers partner with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on technology to convert CO2 to hydrocarbon fuels and usable materials.
A Future Sound “Computer”?
USC researchers create smart materials that can mimic electrical devices by triggering different responses to sound.
Baby’s Kicks Provide Clues About Infant Development
Recent paper on using robots to detect early signs of autism or ADHD receives award in “Computer Science for Social Good” competition.
Is There Life on Mars? With the Right Tools, There Could Be.
A team of USC students is one of 10 finalists awarded $10K to build a water extraction tool for NASA’s Moon to Mars challenge.
Zach Flores Wants to Bring Fun Back to Video Games
The USC Viterbi student is developing a 90’s nostalgia-inspired VR game that expands the horizons of what a modern video game can be.
Some Wastewater Reuse Processes Can Lead to Undesired Byproducts
Potable water reuse is a boon for sustainability, but USC researchers warn of potentially toxic byproducts.