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
Making a zero-emissions fuel even more effective
Researchers study how to get even more out of hydrogen fuel to improve engine efficiency
New Evidence of Deep Groundwater on Mars
Researchers Suggests that Deep Groundwater can generate surface streams on Mars
How to Make Self-Driving Cars Safer on Roads
USC computer science researchers develop a new way to test machine learning algorithms that control self-driving cars
Ready for Launch: Students Deliver USC’s Third CubeSat Satellite
USC Viterbi students get hands-on with spacecraft hardware, successfully delivering a CubeSat mini-satellite for launch into Earth’s low orbit.
The Future of Med-Tech Innovation in Just 48 Hours
Engineering students teamed up for the annual ASBME Makeathon, creating new assistive devices for Parkinson’s patients over the course of one weekend.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Violence in Movies
The film industry will soon be able to better predict MPAA ratings for movies, thanks to a new artificial intelligence tool.
Meeting Held at USC Viterbi on International MURI and BARI Initiatives Led by Maryam Shanechi
60 scientists from 12 universities and government labs came together to hear about a MURI initiative on brain-computer interfaces and to kick-off a new BARI initiative on AI.
Where Investigators Learn to Prevent Accidents
Aviation Safety and Security Program teaches courses to pilots across the globe
In Memoriam: Michael Keston
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Keston leaves a legacy of innovation for social good at USC Viterbi and the Information Sciences Institute.
From Deep Sea Mining To Genetic Engineering
A newly launched USC Viterbi online publication – believed to be the first student-run engineering ethics magazine in the country – examines some of the major issues of our day.
A Robotic Leg, Born Without Prior Knowledge, Learns to Walk
New AI algorithms could allow robots to learn to move by themselves, imitating animals.
Can Unit-E Bring Digital Currency Mainstream?
Salman Avestimehr trusts in the power of algorithms.
In Search of the Most Human Algorithms
Mahdi Soltanolkotabi’s research ensures that AI and Automation serve the interests of humanity. Now he’s being recognized for his work – a lot.
New Method Uses AI to Screen for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Scientists at USC, Queen’s University (Ontario) and Duke University have developed a new tool that can screen children for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) quickly and affordably