VIP Honor Roll of Donors


As part of the USC Viterbi Innovation Partners, the following supporters are helping current and future students in their quests to be great engineers. To be a part of this elite group means you are helping us to grow engineering at USC to a higher level of excellence. Thanks to your gift, you are leaving an important philanthropic legacy that helps to make an impact on the lives of our students, who will in turn, make a positive difference in our community, nation and the world.

NOTE: The VIP members listed below are donors who made a gift in support of USC Viterbi as of
July 1, 2020.

If for some reason you don't see your name on this list and you are a VIP member, call us at 213.821.2921 and we'll fix this.  We want to make sure all VIP members are acknowledged accordingly. 

Thank you for your support and for being a VIP!

Dean's Circle ($10,000-$24,999)

Mark and Jessica Allsup
Sandra and Tim Archer
Sudhindar and Sumana Balakrishna
Parag Batavia
Latricia and Mark Beisler
Gordon and Gwendolyn Bell
Steven and Christine Bellon
Ronald Blackstone and Jamie Mohn
Brandon Blaylock
Andrea and Christopher Borch
Terri and James Brady
Gary and Mary Buntmann
Thomas and Cynthia Burke
Steven and Wendy Cohen
Moong Shi Chan and Sendy Greti Setiawan
Michael  and Mirka Christenson
Gene and Connie Colabatistto
Kathryn Collins
Jason Crosby
Heather Cruz and Michael Nitabach
Ali Dashti
Ali and Rowshan Daneshy
Alex and Kay Durairaj
Shirley and Bob Foster
Murray Gilkeson
Charlotte and Allen Ginsburg
Julie Hatcher and Andrew Roth
Howard Heitner and Betsy Newman
Jeffrey and Kellie Hepper
Wendy Hoffman and David Ginsberg
Jim Hsieh
Lily and John Hu
Martin and Akieva Jacobs
Justin Jameson
Nitin and Mrudula Karmarkar
Pierre Keeley and Michelle Moore
Nancy and James Kelly
Lawrence and Susan Kellner
James and Gail Kerry
Jill and Thomas Lagatta
Mark Lee and Tina Tsai
Josh Levine and Rita Koplin
Larry and Margery Lewis
Stella Li
Gavin Locke
Siyuan Lu
Daniel and Edna Maneval
John and Cynthia Mase
Mary and John Mason
Michael and Janet McDermott
Dennis McEvoy and Kim Worsencroft
Christopher and Lisa Morgan
Tina Nauman
Charles Ng and Jennie Yi Jiang
Dan gunnar Mika Nystroem
John and Leah O'Neill
Marcus Peacock and Donna McLean
Juan and Lorena Perez
Nichole and Thuan Pham
Derek Richardson
Adolphus Riewe
Eric and Wendy Schmidt
Susie and Kok See
Khawaja Shams and Zehra Khan
Kenneth and Renata Simril
Anand Ramakrishna & Soumya Subramanian
George Schnerk
The Schlesinger Family
Steve and Kimberly Sellinger
Michael and Angie Sheha
Dan Rowan and Stephanie Shum
Sherman Ting
Dom Tran and Tia Nguyen
Shirley and David Traum
Ronald Trust
Ellisen Turner and Benilda Supangan
Christian and Cheryl Valentine
Mary Jean and Kenneth Volpe
Resham and Anil Wadhwani
Annie Wang
Fannie and Walter Wang
David Wei and Helen Chuang-Wei
David and Betsy Werner
Patricia Winter and Michael Bigger
Andrew Witkowski
Jeffrey and Lori Woodbury
Donald Yang and Wendy Chang
Yar and Carolyn Chaikovsky
Babak and Lisa Yazdani
Douglas and Kelli York
Richard and Victoria York
Ron Zeff
Julie Zimmerman-Hohl and Kurt Hohl

Visionaries Circle ($5,000-$9,999)

Arvin Agah
Carl and Barbara Amacker
Ashish Bansal
Ann Bosche
James and Rene Carter
Bob and Ruth Cheney
Milton and Adrienne Coleman
Sean Corcoran
Ann Danner and Kevin Dwyer
Pamela and Dick Dekema
Gary Gitelson
Melody and Charles Gregorio
Rahul and Kavita Gupta
Timothy and Annie Heath
Kenneth Hekimian and Inna Ingram
Hugh and Tatiana Hotson
Steven Huang
Thomas and Susan Kanes
Mark and Robin Kistler
Richard and Sharon Kobayashi
Kyle Koerner
Srini Kopparapu

Sandra and Rajesh Lall
Yen Lee and Fang Liu
Stacey and Richard Liekweg
Christopher and Sheriden Mansfeld
Doris and Vincent Marafino
Inge Marcus
Gurgen Martikyan
Makoto and Shiho Nagoshi

David and Lily Nakatani
Kyle Nauman
Won and Anna Ng
Hyejin Rhieu
Robert Schaaf II
Joanne and Kenneth Schoonover
Paul and Cathy Schroeder
Marshall and Patricia Solem
Lesa Sroufe and Matthew Barnes
Todd and Karen Stevens
Sean and Jamie Sugai
Gaurav and Kalyani Sukhatme
Vijay and Priyata Swarup
Mark and Joanie Teruya
Carolyn and Todd Tuomala
Scott and Susan Wilson
Yang Zhang
Wugang Zhao
Jacqueline and Stephen Zimmer

Sustainers Circle ($2,500-$4,999)

Shishir Agarwal
Abdulaziz Alamer

Babak and Lisa Aryan
Anne and Joseph Baldwin
Michael and Michelle Belicki

Sameer and Malini Bhatia
Michael Cvelbar
Patrick DeChellis

Kaveh Dehghani
Gary and Mary Louise Des Rochers
Damion and Michelle Desai
Mark and Nanette Fissell

David and Kathryn Flattum
Hongwen Gao and Bi-Yong Chen
Peter and Kim Garcia-Meza

James and Carolyn Goodin
William and Joy Green
Thomas Grosvenor
Shaomu Guo
Pratibha and Pravil Gupta
Amina and Saleem Haque
Michael Hawkins
Barbara and Mark Hochgesang
John and Myrna Lam
Tony Lewis

Wen Lin
Qing Ling and Ling Mei
Mark Mendez and Olivia Wang
Carolyn Nakaki and Michael Lewis
Michael and Karen Neuman

Robert Schaaf
Raghavendra Singh
Ayman Siraj
Joseph Smith and Scott Popkowski
Steven and Mae Quan
John Silny
Jared and Joyce Stout
Walter and Barbara Stupin

Donald Thoma and Petra Jelonnek
Peter and Susan Trelenberg

Elizabeth and Richard Werhel

Suhua Xiong
Biao Zhou

Jackie and Steve Zimmer

Innovators Circle ($1,000-$2,499)

Samiul Abedin
Greg Abreu
Jorge and Betty Acuna
Jeongmin Ahn
James Alstad
Holly Amos
Brian and Kristen Andersen
Joseph Auday
Michael Ayers and Regina Clure
Theodore Barben and Carol Kiel-Barben
Michelle Bekey
Michael and Michelle Belicki
Emmet Berkery
Justin and Dorothy Biddle
Jeffrey and Megan Blesener
Emil Britt
Gustavo Buenrostro
William Burlem
Charles Channell
Min Chen
Yiwen Chen and Jennifer Xie
Anson Cheng
Liana Ching
Patrick Chraghchian and Marlene Markari
Douglas and Kim Chrissan
Wensong Chu and Pancheng Wang
Holly and Priscilla Chung
Hyukjune Chung
William Clifton
William and Kathleen Colleran
Noah Comisar
James and Marilyn Cook
Dennis and Bhanu Cruz
Eric and Mikiko Davis
John and Kay Davis
Kelly Degarmo
Naciye Demirciler
Ty and Jasmine Dempsey
Joni Doherty and Paul Wilson
Michael Dolan
Steve and Norah Dopudja
Patrick and Melissa Duffy
Sarah Dunn
Srinivas Durgavarjhula
Ron and Courtney Evans
Ronald Falcon
William Fame
Wilson Fu
Kei and Tomoko Fukuda
Nicole Galaz
Thomas and Marjorie Gooley
Mike and Shawn Hagel
Jacklyn Harper
Thomas Hasenberg
Yanyan He
Steve and Kristy Hennessee
Dina Heredia
Mark and Barbara Hochgesang
Harry Hollander
Tomlinson Holman
Dhanendra Jani
Garrett Jeong
Jennifer and Stephen Johnson
Emma Jones
Jeanne and David Jones
David Julifs and Roxann Marumoto
Lisa and Dean Karahalios
John Kelley
Keith Kelley
Gerard Kim
Christopher Kittides and Barbara Havens
Wang-Chung Ko
Willie and Kathryn Krenz
Jesse and Sharon Krider
Po-Nan Kuo
Olatokunbo and Bose Labisi
James and Barbara Lashbrook
Ella and Milton Lau
Sang-Yong Lee
Sungwon Lee
Roger Lester
Ken Leung
David Ligh
Lawrence and Mimi Loh
Alex Houchang Lu
Gerald and Lisa Luiz
Lena Masri-Lavine
Frederick Mehrtens
Michael and Marcia Merritt
Steve Milam and David Booher
Chauncey and Edith Miller
Manavendra Misra and Sarah Kovoor-Misra
Mary Mouangsavanh
Maggie Nagengast
David Napolitano and Meenu Kapai
Mamta and Ujjual Nath
Sharon Ng and Hao Phung
Assad Oberai
The Hon. Danieles Kubuwaje Olumofin Foundation
Dr. Antonio Ortega
Erik Ougland
Akile Ozun
Kathie Parsons
Shuhui Peng and Lin Chen
Jeffrey Petterson
Jerry and Marilyn Porter
Frank and Rhonda Rasor
Thomas and Doran Richart
Suwan Asiri Rathugamage
Robert Reneau
Thomas Rettagliata
Evaristo Roque
Charles and Joyce Rountree
Krista Salerno
Heidi Schley
Hans-Peter and Venda Schmid
Robert and Sharon Sclabassi
John Segui
Howard and Laura Selznick
Ian and Renee Shaeffer
Karl Shamban
Steven Shryock
Ermanno Signorelli
Gaurav Singh and Sonal Puri
Frank Spasaro
Paul and Jennifer Snitko
John and Cynthia Sudduth
Nanette and Irwin Tamura
Wei Tan and Chi Chen
Chiang and Carmen Tom
Christine Turner
Alexander Ukanwa
Eric and Kimberly Upchurch
Verdi Wahjosoedibjo and Alexandra Baroek
Bin Wang
Pancheng Wang
Jeffrey and Linda Way
Robert Weinstein and Alvina Louie
Sidney and Frances Wielin
Patricia Whitehead
Donald Williams
Daniel and Katherine Wong
Hua Xie
Guolin Yang
Kiyoung Yang
Bertrand and Jessica Yansouni
Sung and Yoon Yea
Patrick Yee and Ling Li
Joseph and Roselle Yu
Mohammed Zaatari
Vincent Zeimis
Matthew Zents
Biao Zhou
Eric Zhuang
Faby Zuniga

Partners Circle ($500-$999)

Jeffrey and Sandra Adams
Roy and Joan Adams
Alfred and Karen Aguilera
Nathaniel Ahlers
Rachel Alexander
Edward Angel
Michael Asfaw
Alberto Bambach
Lauren and Akash Banad
Bancroft and Esther Benner
Richard and Jean Bentwood
Nadia Bess
Neel Bhoopalam
Song Bi
Wade Bick and Patty Liu
Bradley and Anne Bishop
Ron and Judy Blackwelder
Lara Bledin and Joel Szekel
Kiran Bondalapati and Srilatha Koneru
Marty and Nancy Bradley
Erin Breslin-Garcia
Peter and Elizabeth Broen
Stanford Burrows
David and Sandra Bush
Chunli Cai
Mark Carey
Darrell and Bertha Carter
Hector and Maricela Castillo
Gordon and Mary Chambers
Ronald Chandler
Anastassios Chassiakos
Frank and Judy Chee
I-Min Chen and Rei-Chi Lee
Jian Chen and Li Xiao
Tom Chiara
Arthur Chin
Lilly Chung and Darwin Kuan
Joanne Cornelius
Kevin Crane
Steven Craw and Sara Jo
Richard and Arline D'Agostino
Dennis and Michele Dahlhausen
Eric and Mikiko Davis
Mark and Linda De Pietro
Sayman Demirciler
Zubin Deng
Samantha Devapiriam
Jasjit Dhillon
Eiline Diniz
Chyi-Feng Ding
Xiaohong Ding and Weifeng Shi
Robert Divis
William Domino
Tracy Dooley
David Downs
John Duckworth
James Dunn
Peter and Lisa Engstrom
Mark Escalante
John Essmiller and Kimberly Hirabayashi
Richard and Tuyet Fang
Neal and Teresa Fischer
Clarence Foster III and Karen Booker
Ed Franklin
Donald and Karen Froelich
Lydia Froemelt Madden and Peter Madden
Paul and Mayela Garcia
Prudencio and Marlyn Gaspar
Frank and Carolyn Gayer
Richard Geiger
Roy Glantz
Donald Glover
Patti and Michael Goldberger
Lynn Gorguze
Michael Gorman
Gary and Linda Gossard
Kimberly Grant-Rollert and Jeffrey Rollert
Salvador Gray
Robb and Leslie Gregg
Thomas and Beverly Grove
Francis and Gloria Gularte
Omar Hamid and Nazish Zaman
Daoru Han
George Heckler
Darren Hernes
Hilmi Egilmez
Lynn Jane Ho
Shirley and George Ho
James Hoffman
John and Anne Hogan
Tony Hong and Lisa Tamayo-Hong
Anne Hsu
Ko-Hsia and Shu Huang
Pai-Han Huang
Victoria Hulick
Elaine Hurd
Anna Jen
Yupeng Ji
Xue Jiang
Bruce Johnson
Robert Jue
David Julifs and Roxann Marumoto
Zhuoliang Kang
Mitali Karmarkar
Wissut Kasayapanand
Michael Kato
Sudha Kaushik
Clifford Ker
Esther and David Kletter
John and Rose Kohnke
John and Lynnette Kooker
Somanath Krishnaswamy
Gregory Kulon
Siriruch Kumar
Jerome Lam
Barbara Larsen and Stephen Alland
Jon Lash
Brian Lee
David Lee
Joseph and Katherine Lee
Diana and Richard Leher
Sai Hou Leong
Roger Lester
Kuo-Ying Liao
Anna Liau
David and Diana Ligh
Jungeun Lim
David Lin
Jaiyin Lin
Dongzi Liu
Feng Liu
Shihhao Liu
Shizhi Liu
Kenneth Loy
Abbie Lucero
Steven and Danielle Lucero
Jeffrey Lund and Rashmi Garde
Erik Machnicki and Xin Lu

Chenwei Ma and Xiao Wei
Christopher and Luz Maiuri
Mathew Mampilly
Julia Mar
Azita Martin
David Julifs and Roxann Marumoto
David and Kathleen Mastrangelo
Thomas and Nance Mazzola
Gerard and Pegi Medioni
Samuel Meng and Randy Shen
Brian and Sally Mesibov
Jan Messerschmidt
Ahmed Mohamed
Sean Montgomery
Roberto and Traute Montoya
Ramana Murty
John Nino
Brian Nutt
John O'Hollaren
Terry and Ann Ohanian
Susan Oldham-Fritts
Harvey and Esther Olifson
Joel and Martha Oropesa
Rochelle Oslick
Lester Ostroy
Edward and Stephanie Pacheco
Liliana Palacios and Rafael Ramos
Sachin Parikh
Ju Park
Dean Parker
Janelle Patterson
Melina Patterson and Michael Hendershot
William and Dawneen Pearce
Evan Peng
Matthew Plec
Robert and Andrea Pokelwaldt
John Pozzi and Mona Foch
Jason Pul
Huahong Qiang
Charles Quick Jr.
Akanksha Ramesh and Anush Bommanipalli
Michael and Ann Regan
Matthew Rettagliata
Ronald and Sherrie Richter
Colin and Jeanetta Robinson
Keilyn Robinson
Dan Rowan
Satwindar and Manjit Sadhal
Ron Sasaki
Ashwin Sathe
Robert and Alicia Schlinker
Hang Shi and Ying Chen
JongHo Shin and Sukyung Jang
Kayoshi Shoda
Mary Siano
Ermanno Signorelli
Jerome Solberg
Alexander Soriano
Bruce and Myrtis Springer
Frank Stadler and Marcia Lu
Joel Steadley
Sonia Subramanian
Susan and Richard Swanson
Todd and Mary Swanton
Paul and Laura Szymanski
Robert and Marsha Tellez
Chris and Karin Thacker
Danielle Thomas
Steven Thornley
Ayanna Torres
Tony Trinh
Nien-Hung Tseng
Monte and Mimi Ung
Don Vandegriff
Emilio Vazquez I
Lawrence Walter
Bo-Chun Wang
Chu-Yi Wang
Tianchen Wang
Xiangrong Wang
Xianzhi Wang and Ying Cui
Connie and Peter Warasila
Robert Waugh
Michael Webber
Robert and Karen White
Scott Whitman and Francie Casey-Whitman
Panduka and Silanthi Wijetunga
Vidit William
Melanie Wolfe
Ryan Wong
James Wren
Sz-Wei Wu
Anders Yang
Guolin Yang
Hsun Tiao Yang and Jieh Tze Shen Yang
Dan Yee
Jianchun Yi and Luna Chen
Francis Yoo
Youngjun Yoo
Robert and Roberta Young
Harold and Hy Yuan
Jianlin Zeng and Huiwen Li
Jie Zhang and Scott Abramowitz
Peng Zhang
Qianqian Zhang
Xiang and Mengyan Zhang
JunQing Zhao
Kaidi Zhou
Liwu Zhou and Hong Ouyang
Zhenyu Zhou and Qing Xue
Wei Zong

Lifetime VIP Dean's Circle ($10,000+)

Our Lifetime VIP Dean’s Circle was previously our Lifetime Viterbi Society Dean's Circle.  This former giving society was offered to donors who made a gift of $25K or more. This is no longer offered since our Viterbi Innovation Partners (VIP) program is now a yearly recognition giving society.

Charles Abronson
Terry Adams
Craig and Rosemary Anderson
Gordon and Elizabeth Anderson
Rudy Andriani
Sonny Astani
Doris Atteberry
Walter and Elizabeth Babchuk
Dwight and Judith Baum
Dale and Carol Beckstead
George and Shirley Bekey
Jo Ann Boss
Gregg and Randy Brandow
Jack Bryant
Glenn Bustrum
Norma Cedarstrom
Kam-Shui Chan
Samson Chan
Kyung Chang
Wally Chen
George and Yelba Chilingar
Yang Cho
David Chonette
Leo Chu
John Crowley
Malcolm Currie
Kenneth and Joy Dahlberg
John and Bettina Deininger
Feng Deng
Albert Dorman
David Dornsife
Maurene and Mortimer Dorris
Elmer Dougherty
John Doyle
Gerald Dunn
Gregory Edelbrock
Roy & Eileen Enos
Daniel Epstein
Helen Eskridge
Charles Evans
James and Patricia Fei
Charles and Rose Flanagan
Robert Fogwell
Alan and Jean Fohrer
Robert Fulton
Patrick and Bonnie Fuscoe
Barbara Gates
Jonathan and Hani Geske
Kevin and Kim Gibbons
Mary and James Gisbrecht
Ahmad and Haleh Gramian
Richard Grey
Rudolf Gunnerman
Vinod Gupta
Arthur Hadley
Julie Hill
Ernest Hix
Robert Hoffman
Ming Hsieh
Alex Hu
Jensen Huang
Richard and Regina Hunsaker
Paul Iacono
Henry Iida
James and Daphne Jameson
Howard Jessen
Max and Diane Johnson
Roderick and Cherilyn Jones
Elmer and Gloria Kaprielian
Michael Kassner
Jerome Kay
Marcia Kear
William Keck
James Keenan
Lawrence and Susan Kellner
David and Danielle Kilpatrick
Ken Klein
C. Richard and Marie Knowles
Gerald and Janet Kohlenberger
Les Kranhold
Dyung Kwak
Walter Lake

David and Grayson Lane
Jun Lee
Robert Lee
Edith and John Leonis
Stephen Lipman
Fang Zhi Liu
Elizabeth Lonnes
Rodney Lundin
Philip and Cayley MacDonald
Lourita MacNeill
Dusanka Maletkovic
Alfred Mann
Florian Mansfeld
Armas Markkula
Gordon Marshall
Fariborz and Azam Maseeh
Merrill Maughan
John McConaghy
Ralph McCormick
Robert Miller
Bryan and Julie Min
Eugene Mleczko
James Moore
John and Julie Mork
Tony Morreale
John and Dorothy Shea
Kenneth Mullen
Jared and Donna Murayama
Jerry Neely
Richard Nelson
Godwin and Angeline Ngan
Preetish Nijhawan
Harlyne Norris
Wallace Olson
Roberto and Colleen Padovani
Donald Paul
Mac Pilon
Hugo Pomrehn
Theodore Posch
Harold Potter
Allen Puckett
Ed and Sybil Ralston Ralston
Simon Ramo
Debra Reed
Thomas Reed
Frank and Karen Reynolds
Robert Richards
Ken and Charlotte Richardson
Thomas Rothwell
Ernest Rudyak
Sunarjo Sampoerna
Jerry Sanders
George Scalise
Ted Scalise
Stephen Schrank
John Shea
Kenneth Sherman
Scott Shoults
Leonard Silverman
Walter and Patricia Singer
Patrick Soon-Shiong and Michele Chan
Mark Stevens
Ronald and Valerie Sugar
Keith and Keith Terasaki
Earl Timpke
Mihailo Trifunac
Ronald Tutor
Graham Tyson
Andrew and Erna Viterbi
John Wakerly
Emrick and Joan Webb
David West
Charles and Judith Wheatley
Peter Willcox
Gloria Wilson
Shiao-Ping Yen
Qiong Zheng and Bin Jin
Fred Zohouri