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, 2023.

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. 

Dean's Circle ($10,000+)

Nancy Adams and Scott Schoen
Terry and Leslie Adams
Brenton Ahrens
Omran Alomran
Reem Alsuwaiyel
Brian and Kristen Andersen
Stephanie Anwar and Andrew Hidayat
Sonny and Jo Astani
Michael and Michelle Belicki
The Bell Family
Alfred Biederman
Ronald Blackstone and Jamie Mohn
Christopher and Andrea Borch
Hakan and Kaede Borglund
Ross Boucher
Gary and Mary Buntmann
Patrick Chraghchian and Marlene Markari
Mirka and Michael Christenson
Brett and Kay Christiansen
Steven and Wendy Cohen
Gene and Connie Colabatistto
Kenneth and Joy Dahlberg
Santanu and Kelly Das
Mary Louise Des Rochers
Steven Dorfman and Carol Kieschnick
Nancy Duan and Daniel Mintz
Patrick and Melissa Duffy
Eileen Enos
Iraj and Mitra Ershaghi
Augustine Esogbue
Mark Fissell
Jean and Alan Fohrer
Joseph and Lori Flowers
Adam Gibbons
Charlotte and Allen Ginsburg
David Ginsburg and Wendy Hoffman
Gary Gitelson
Ayee Goundan
Shalini Govil-Pai and Rajesh Pai
Lisa Halm
Jacklyn Harper
Linnie Haynesworth
Michael Hendershot and Melina Patterson
Steven and Shelley Ho
Ellis and Maryanne Horowitz
Jill and Hahn Kang
Nancy Kelly
Kathy Kemper
James and Gail Kerry
Rostam and Mary Khoshsar
Carol Kieschnick
Gerald and Janet Kohlenberger
Kenneth and Helen Koo
Kenneth and Jennifer Kroner
Soon Uk Kwon

James and Katherine Lau
Donald and Nan Leitch
Stella Li
Yaguang and Siyang Li
Curtis Ling
Gavin Locke and Susan Arnold
Daniel and Edna Maneval
Inge Marcus
Hassib Massry
Thomas and Carolyn Matthews
Harry and Christina McKinney
Mark Mendez and Olivia Wang
William and Cyndee Mitchell
Florian and Mihaela Moldoveanu
Kent Morikado and Margaret Greco
The Nagar Family
David and Lily Nakatani
Mamta and Ujjual Nath
Michael and Karen Neuman
Howard and Betsy Newman
Charles Ng and Jennie Jiang
Won and Anna Ng
Preetish and Shirin Nijhawan
Manisha and Anil Patel
Mayan and Usha Patel
Donald and Marian Paul
Juan and Lorena Perez
Jeri Petrosian and Tara Lovitt
Andrew Phillips
Anand Ramakrishna and Soumya Subramanian
Bernard and Sandra Rapan
Ken and Charlotte Richardson
Dan Rowan and Stephanie Shum
John and Carol Sartori
Alexander and Mariette Sawchuk
Stephen Schrank and Mickie Brennan
Robert and Sharon Sclabassi
Kok-Yew See and Ewe See Ooi
Sendy Setiawan and Moong Chan
Walter and Patricia Singer
Guruprasad and Ashwini Srinivasamurthy
John Sullivan
Ahmed and Cherine Tayeb
Shirley and David Traum
Peter and Susan Trelenberg
Cari and Robert Walsh
Fannie and Walter Wang
Susan Watts and Gregory Kozielec
Gloria Wilson
Andrew Witkowski
Peter Wokwicz
Ming Xu and Jian Liu
Ta-Kuang Yang and Tienhui Chang
Qingfang Yao and Guangqiang Jiang
Yuan Yao
Shiao-Ping Yen
Yang Zhang
Eric Zhuang

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

Roxanne and John Basso
Christine and Steven Bellon
Ron and Judy Blackwelder
Barry and Kathleen Blodgett
Donald and Lynne Bobo
Thomas and Cynthia Burke
Robert and Ruth Cheney
Nicholas Donofrio
Joan Dorman
Gehua Du and Zibang Li
Michael Flanigan
Christine and Leon Frazier
Hugh and Tatiana Hotson
Martin and Akieva Jacobs
Tiffany and Sean Kanaley
Lisa and Dean Karahalios
Kyle Koerner
Doris Kuzmak

John and Myrna Lam
Sang and Jung Lee
Christopher and Sheriden Mansfeld
Brian and Nan Marcotte
Juan and Melanie Marquez
Mary and John Mason
Michael and Janet McDermott
Luis Mendes and Carla Rosa
Frazier Miller
Rajesh and Anjana Patel
Charles Rennie and Teresa Nakashima
Joanne Schoonover
Steve and Kimberly Sellinger
Marshall and Patricia Solem
Alexander Stelmaski
Todd and Karen Stevens
Richard and Cathy Tryon
Ellisen Turner and Benilda Supangan
Thomas and Lisa Van Dorpe
Byron and Laurie Vielehr
Donald Williams

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

Jorge and Betty Acuna
Dale and Carol Beckstead
John Borghese
Terri Chan
Jean Chow and Corinna Lam
Patrick DeChellis
Kaveh Dehghani
James and Carolyn Goodin
Melody and Charles Gregorio
Michael Hawkins
Steve and Kristy Hennessee
Susan Hines
Victor Joe
Max and Diane Johnson

Rajesh and Sandra Lall
Qing Ling and Ling Mei
Mona Masri
Manavendra Misra and Sarah Kovoor-Misra
Christopher and Lisa Morgan
Shuhui Peng
Yuliya and Victor Piterbarg
Ioana-Mihaela and Serban-Mihai Popescu
Matthew Rettagliata
Joseph Smith and Scott Popkowski
Robert Schaaf II
Kok-Yew See and Ewe See Ooi
Devon Shay and Randal Meinke
David Stern
Jared and Joyce Stout
Farzad Tasbihgoo and Nazanin Zarkesh
Elizabeth and Richard Werhel
David and Betsy Werner
Laura Wolfe
Tzyh-Yung Wuu and Ming-Yeh Shen
Li Xiao and Jian Chen

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

James Alstad
Julius Ball-Heldman
Nicole and Matt Barlow
Sam Bautista Jr.
Christy Becker
Thomas and Karen Becker
Richard and Jean Bentwood
Emmet Berkery
Mehtap and Turgut Berkmen
Raimondo Betti
William and Judith Bishop
Megan and Jeffrey Blesener
Daniel and Nancy Boss
Michael Burke
Edgar Bustos
Daniel and Nobuko Butterfield
Hector and Maricela Castillo
Gordon and Mary Chambers
Ron Chandler
Martin Chang
Jay Chen
Anson Cheng
Jimmie Chin
James Choi
Douglas and Kim Chrissan
William Clifton
James and Marilyn Cook
Robert and Maxine Cook
Robert Cox and Dara Kovel
Steven Craw and Sara Jo
Arline D'Agostino
Eric and Mikiko Davis
Pamela Dekema and Dick Champe
Naciye Demirciler
Serpin Demirciler
Ty and Jasmine Dempsey
Stephen and Norah Dopudja
Charles Elachi
John Essmiller and Kimberly Hirabayashi
Ron and Courtney Evans
Wilson Fu
Gary and Carol Furlong
John and Mary Gallo
Gerald Gerken
Donald Glover
Phillip Goldstein
Shaomu Guo and Zhanyun Liu
Omar and Nazish Hamid
Wayne and Joni Hampson
John Hannon
Robert Hartman
Thomas Hasenberg
Owen Hata
Timothy and Annie Heath
Dina Heredia
Kenneth and Fredlyn Hill
Molly Hill
Barbara and Mark Hochgesang
Robert Holik
Fengduo Hu and Lynn Hsu
Ko-Hsia Huang and Shu-Yuan Cheng
Elaine Hurd
Julie Ibara
Dhanendra Jani
Garrett Jeong and Rosemary Ricci
Wenyan Jia and Fugao Wang
Weihong Jing
Jennifer and Stephen Johnson
David Julifs and Roxann Marumoto
Wissut Kasayapanand
Justin Keller
Erin Kettwig
David and Danielle Kilpatrick
Ines and Walker Kirby
Christopher Kittides and Barbara Havens
Esther Kletter
Srinivas Kopparapu

Olatokunbo and Bose Labisi
James and Barbara Lashbrook
Milton and Ella Lau
Edward Lee
John and Nayana Lewis
Xuesong Li
Huiwen Li and Jianlin Zeng
James Lindeman
Alexander Lui
Soe Lwin
Azita Martin
Nabil Masri
Samuel Meng and Randy Shen
Peter and Iona Morgan
Carolyn Nakaki and Michael Lewis
David Napolitano and Meenu Kapai
Shouleh Nikzad
Terry and Ann Ohanian
Jeffrey and Diana Orr
Erik Ougland
Louis Pasquarelli
Bradford and Becky Pierce
Massoud Pirbazari
Victor and Yuliya Piterbarg
Jerry and Marilyn Porter
Steven and Mae Quan
Charles Quick Jr.
Farideh Rafii
Senthil Ramaswami and Menaka Krishnaswamy
Mehran Ramezani
Michael and Ann Regan
Thomas Rettagliata
Mary and David Reynolds
Thomas and Doran Richart
Abraham and Elyssa Romo
Evaristo Roque
Jeremy Sanchez
Heidi Schley
Javier and Daisy Segovia
Howard and Laura Selznick
Roger Sit
Paul and Jennifer Snitko
Andrew and Katie Sohn
Frank Spasaro
Emily Stoll
Cynthia Strysko
John and Cynthia Sudduth
Gregory Szu-Tu
Timur and Lauren Taluy
Wei Tan and Chi Chen
Angelina Tave
Cecilia and Keith Terasaki
Donald Thoma and Petra Jelonnek
Chiang and Carmen Tom
Deborah Tom and Todd Nowlen
Hans and Sibyl Troesch
Christine Turner
Richard and Chrystyna Umstattd
Alina and Armen Vartany
Satish Vedantam
Peter Vo and Kelly Nguyen
Kenneth and Mary Jean Volpe
Linda and Russell Wallace
Pancheng Wang and Wensong Chu
Xianzhi Wang and Ying Cui
Michael Webber
Robert and Karen White
Patricia Whitehead
Sidney and Frances Wielin
James Wykowski
Songhua Xing
Wei Xu
Bill and Diana Zehrbach
Matthew Zents
Lang Zhan and Wei Dong
Cynthia Zhang
Hao Zhang
Meng Zhang
Qianqian Zhang
Zhaohui Zhang and Ling Shang
Jim Zhao
Wugang Zhao and Tyan Wu
Wei Zong and Xinrui He
Ximing Zuo

Partners Circle ($500-$999)

Yvonne and Robert Abalos
Roy and Joan Adams
Nahum Adhanom
Alfred and Karen Aguilera
Natalie Alvarez
Vicente Alvarez
Sandra and Tim Archer
Arielle Asher
Nicholas Augustine
Lauren and Akash Banad
Theodore Barben and Carol Kiel-Barben
Fang Bian and Xin Li
Harold and Denise Bopp
Sharon Bostick and Timothy Ingle
Mary Bouwkamp
Marty and Nancy Bradley
Peter and Elizabeth Broen
Chunli Cai
Cynthia Callaway and Daniel Rodgers
Mark Carey
Anchung Chang and Shu-Jiao Lin
Dennis and Wendy Chang
Donald Chappell
Anastassios Chassiakos
Guo Chen
Kent Chen
Laura Chen
Jiaxin Cheng
Lin Choi
Joanne Cornelius
Philip Crandon
Joseph Dancses
Craig and Lillian Davis
Katherine Delfosse and Michael Steinberger
Pamela Denny
Pat and Jo Lynn Derdenger
Nicholas and Jeannine Di Camillo
Chyi-Feng Ding
Robert Divis
William Domino
Maurene Dorris
Ali Fakhari
Donald and Karen Froelich
Kei and Tomoko Fukuda
Robert and Vivian Gabel
Ryan Gales
Rashmi Garde and Jeffrey Lund
Prudencio and Marlyn Gaspar
Frank and Carolyn Gayer
Richard Geiger
Scot and April Glover
Michael Gorman
Michael and Tiffany Graham
Francis and Gloria Gularte
Leslie and Matthew Haughom
John and Anne Hogan
Lorna Holt
Xuan Hong
Adam Honse
Gorik and Anita Hossepian
Chan-Hsiang Hsu
Steven Huang
Stephen and Lynn Hull
Reza Jafarkhani
Yupeng Ji
Xue Jiang
Bruce Johnson
Robert Jue
Sudha Kaushik
Keith Kelley
Sungill Kim
Robert Kin
John and Lynnette Kooker
Paul and Jody Knutzen
Somanath Krishnaswamy
Manasa Kunjapur
Gregory Kulon
Kraig Kurucz and Beth Mostovoy

Barbara Larsen and Stephen Alland
Sandra Lash
Kuang-Hao Lay and Jachi Xiong
Yi-Hsuan Lee and Anchi Lo
Roger Lester
Alexander Leung
May Lew
Kai Li
Jiayin Lin
Qihan Liu
Shizhi Liu
Ting Luo and Tsung-Chu Chien
Kimberly and Michael Lyman
Maggie Ma
Christopher and Luz Maiuri
Matthew Mangano
Thomas and Nance Mazzola
Jennifer McGrath
Steve Milam and David Booher
Jim and La Nell Mimmack
Howard and Kelly Moore
Ms. Lina Morales
Michael Mount
Ramana Murty
John Nino
John and Bethany O'Hollaren
Alex Ohanian
Harvey and Esther Olifson
Rochelle Oslick
Yutong Ouyang
Nathan Pandian
Nicholas Parish and Sandra Bowman-Parish
Janelle Patterson
Melina Patterson and Michael Hendershot
Lauren Pelo
Evan and Jenny Peng
Jeffrey Petterson
Andrew Philip
Robert and Andrea Pokelwaldt
Natasha Pollak
Clinton Randle
Rhonda and Frank Rasor
Michael and Ann Regan
Ronald and Sherrie Richter
Armando Rivera
Candido and Mary Rocha
Angela Rodriguez Hernandez
Satwindar and Manjit Sadhal
Pedram Safi and Najmeh Rahimi
Sanjeet and Laura Saikia
Robert and Annie Salo
Samer Samad and Rana Talhouk
Ashwin Sathe
Dennis Scales
James and Kathryn Seley
Tushar and Yogita Shah
Lutfi and Diane Shakhshir
Zehra and Khawaja Shams
Hang Shi and Ying Chen
Ermanno Signorelli
Elizabeth So and Moses Boone
Mark Spiwak
Bruce and Myrtis Springer
Joel Steadley
Charles and Robin Stirling
Lara and Joel Szekel
Jiapeng Tang and Ran He
Robert and Marsha Tellez
Chris and Karin Thacker
Nathan Timpke
Christopher and Shiela Tom
Ronald Trust
Thanh Tu
Michael and Betty Tung
Michael Uy
Colleen von Eckartsberg
Lawrence Walter
Bo-Chun Wang
Stewart Wang
William and Leann Warner
Ellis Wasson and Carol Scotti
Jeffrey and Linda Way
Nicholas Wettels and Joy Gorman
Scott Whitman and Francie Casey-Whitman
Jeremy Wiggert
Panduka and Silanthi Wijetunga
Elly Wong and Sonia Hung
Ryan Wong
Vitus Wong
Cidnye Work
James Wren
Binwei Yang and Jia Chen
Guolin Yang
Jun Yang
Zike Yang
Farrokh and Mahvash Yazdi
Dan Yee
Nicholas Young
Robert and Roberta Young
Johnny Yu
Ruisha Yu
Vincent Zeimis
Stefan Zeltner
Peng Zhang
Yu Zhang
Andrew Zhou
Biao Zhou
Ximing Zuo

Thank You to all of our VIP Members for your generous and continuous support.

Published on July 26th, 2017

Last updated on June 24th, 2024