The Grand Challenges Scholars Program Network, a Reimagining of 21st Century Engineers, Moves to USC
The national program, adopted by nearly 100 universities, was co-created by USC Viterbi Dean Yannis Yortsos
The national program, adopted by nearly 100 universities, was co-created by USC Viterbi Dean Yannis Yortsos
Boehm is remembered as a dedicated researcher and a “wonderful advisor”, who greatly shaped the life of his students and colleagues.
The progressive pedagogy of the pioneering distance learning program has changed the lives of graduate students worldwide.
From Topeka to the White House, Slaughter has lifted as he climbed
Dramatically cooling homes with renewable energy in the middle of the day could reduce carbon dioxide emissions, save consumers money and prevent rolling blackouts
Studies warn against major hydroclimatic, and environmental vulnerabilities
The new faculty members hail from top universities, leading laboratories and innovative industry sectors across the nation
A USC Viterbi-led startup is developing a bracelet to send a distress signals, along with a map of the sender’s location, to groups of friends at parties to keep people safe and connected
The department will be housed in the new LEED-Platinum certified building, the Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Human-Centered Computation Hall.
Immersive virtual environments provide healthcare workers with a highly effective method to prepare for emergencies.
The U.S. Department of Energy is supporting a major USC research initiative to advance the next stage of the clean energy revolution.
USC Viterbi alumnus Ricardo Valerdi teaches students STEM through the joy of sports, including partnerships with MLB and the NBA
Luis Francisco Villalobos joins USC Viterbi, bringing expertise in separation technology for energy transition and water filtration.
USC researchers have developed an innovative solution to measure the motion of soft components in robotics.
Intervene K-12 serves over 30,000 students in more than 20 school districts to provide high-impact tutoring for K-12 students within the school day.
Vayanos leverages operations research and artificial intelligence to help underserved and marginalized communities.
USC Information Sciences Institute researchers apply a case-based reasoning approach using relevant examples to help answer financial questions.
The Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is at the forefront of research for the treatment and reuse of one of our greatest resources: water.
USC Information Sciences Institute researchers grapple with hidden variables in cause-and-effect studies to make better-informed decisions.
Study conducted by team including USC, MIT shows 100x improvement over existing technology.
USC computer scientists present a better way to measure the performance of generative AI models at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML).
Natalie Humber created the first scoping review for diabulimia, a potentially fatal disorder that occurs when people with Type 1 diabetes stop taking insulin to lose weight
An ISI team identifies limitations in dynamics prediction and proposes a solution.
USC Sonny Astani Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) is recognized as a global leader in technology and innovation.
USC Viterbi’s Bhaskar Krishnamachari and USC economist Matthew Kahn have proposed an ethical plan to promote power and water conservation that targets the biggest users while protecting the poor.
She was recognized for her “pioneering brain-machine interfaces that can model, decode, and control complex neural activity patterns by the intersection of engineering, computing, and neuroscience”
USC researchers will present nine papers at the 40th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2023), the leading international conference on machine learning
The NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty will boost USC research in disease modeling, groundwater systems, machine learning and robotics.
The USC Viterbi-led startup is creating a 3D printer to produce nanoparticles more efficiently and accurately
USC astronautics professor plays a crucial role in developing hardware for NASA’s first commercial payload to the Moon.
A new USC study finds that by sharing knowledge with each other at the same time, AI agents can quickly learn a wider range of tasks, with applications in medicine and beyond.
USC’s Information Science Institute (ISI) brings a host of research to the conference – from dialogue models to machine learning to semantic understanding and more.
Researchers dive into the study of teacher-student natural language interactions to achieve a shared goal in the fantasy world game, Dungeons & Dragons.
Yasser Khan wins a prestigious Google Research Scholar Award for racial bias correction in a medical device that measures oxygen levels
USC Information Sciences Institute researchers dive into the nuances of human behavior and how cultural markers affect decision-making.
USC researchers have developed a novel AI technique to pull information from vast amounts of globally sourced text.
A collaborative effort with UCLA will predict psychological health risk factors
USC researchers have proposed a novel method to give personalities to language models.
Russell sees AI from an anthropologist’s perspective – looking at human behavior in an era of machines, with an expertise in collective intelligence and cross-disciplinary thinking.
A panel for Los Angeles Tech Week discussed issues, opportunities and solutions surrounding generative AI in the cybersecurity world.
School’s leadership meets with universities and institutions cultivating tech talent
Emily Nguyen and James Flemings were recognized for their contributions to deep generative models focusing on wildfire prevention and privacy in machine learning.
Researchers at USC Information Sciences Institute are developing ways to protect future hardware from the effects of space.
As a member of the award-winning, international group, Nathan Dennler is empowering LGBTQ+ voices in AI research.
Combining Academic Excellence and Athletic Prowess for Competitive Edge
The approach to hands-on learning at the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME) sets the tone for the 2023 Student Shop Managers Conference.
The Alfred E. Mann Department of Biomedical Engineering recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of its student research showcase.
USC Viterbi Ph.D. student Claire Wu was recently awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her materials research.
Researchers at the Information Sciences Institute are developing technology that helps to streamline Bible translation.
Despite the spread of misinformation, USC Information Sciences Institute researchers find that social networks play a key role helping those in distress.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to Fund Academic Research to Improve Clean Water Access and Security
USC Viterbi students in health systems management engineering have developed strategies to reduce hospital wait times and increase overall efficiencies.
USC researchers leverage techniques to manage error accumulation, demonstrating the potential of quantum computing in the error-prone NISQ era
NASA SUITS challenges students to boost astronauts’ capacity for safe and ambitious exploration.
A team of USC researchers propose a better way to model conspiracy theories on Twitter.
CLINGERS, a unique docking system, is designed to facilitate sensing and docking operations in space.
The USC AeroDesign Team has a stellar track record of success. Now, they’re setting their goals even higher.
ISI researchers are developing technology that can detect logical fallacies in AI and classify hate speech in internet memes
Creation of Customized, On-Chain Verified Credential is a first for the School
Assistant professor Wade Zeno, an expert in proteins, wins the prestigious ESI MIRA award from the NIH
ISI leads an initiative in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and the University of Utah (UoU) to expand spectrum access across the nation
New research at USC Viterbi School of Engineering seeks to upcycle waste materials by harnessing the power of microorganisms.
Unique partnership between Boeing and USC Viterbi allows paid summer internships, tuition expenses and a full time position after graduation.
Can language models be trusted to reason like humans do? Are they good at making decisions? These researchers set off to find out.
Researchers at USC Information Sciences Institute used machine learning and deep statistical analysis to look for answers about vaccine hesitancy.
USC Viterbi researchers propose a novel framework to address challenges in computer vision.
The Ershaghi Center for Energy Transition Convenes Stakeholders and Funds Research Projects
The Information Sciences Institute Fellow will receive the prestigious award.
The class of 2023 is “the best educated, the most representative in our history.”
This year’s ceremony at Alumni Park was headlined by alumnus and venture capitalist, Mark Stevens, who praised the power and versatility of an engineering degree
Senior Sabrina Sy reflects a unique interdisciplinary marriage between biomedical engineering and gender and sexuality studies.
The 2023 Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony honors 133 new graduates and Jiaoyang Li, winner of this year’s best Ph.D. thesis.
Graduating senior Shannon Brownlee connects her computer science skills to explore biology and virtual art, all while building her own tech startup
A Taylor Swift theme park? For Rose, a leader in USC’s themed entertainment student group, why not?
Both students are among the first cohort of the Ming Hsieh Institute Undergraduate Scholars program.
Sarah Hakim, ’23, helped create Trojan Marketplace, a student-run market featuring exclusively Trojan-owned small businesses.
Graduating Ph.D. student Lillian Clark’s dissertation explores how to improve robot communication in remote environments. Her study of jazz helped her think on her feet.
First interviewed by USC in 2019, Ojuolape Ajose (’23) shares how her resilience, ambition, and passion for data science shaped her USC experience
Claire Barbrack successfully overcame a difficult sophomore year to be named the 2023 Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Student of the Year.
For senior Christopher Merino Brito, who joins Microsoft next fall, graduating with a degree in computer science means honoring his father’s memory
The anecdotes, memories, and future goals of graduating student researchers at ISI.
Mork Class of 2023 senior and USC Ultimate Frisbee captain Hari Sridhara recently won a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
Nomar Rodriguez is being honored for his leadership and service to USC Viterbi’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
Inspired by his own health crisis, graduating computer science PhD student develops empathetic robots for therapy
Postdoc Scholar Emmanuel Johnson is part of a team receiving a $20M National Science Foundation grant to research AI-augmented learning.
Janet Choi (B.S. ISE ’23) was recently honored for her research into improving access to online education for students with learning differences.
In tribute to his homeland, graduating computer science student unveils first video game set in Kyrgyzstan at USC Games Expo
For Aidan Niswender, B.S. ISE ’23, a COVID lockdown hobby became a passion, which could lead to a career in perfumery.
Through the generosity of the Lord Foundation, the naming gift is part of USC’s $1-billion-plus Frontiers in Computing initiative
For the second year in a row, USC hosts the top award in engineering education.
Civil engineering major and sprinter Chioma Okonkwo hopes to medal in the NCAA Women’s Track and Field Championships and perhaps even run in the Olympics
The Department of Defense MURI Award will allow Lidar’s multi-institutional team to investigate techniques that may unlock the full potential of quantum computing.
FaceBase researchers are advancing dental, oral and craniofacial research with data.
The renovation of USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Dryden Wind Tunnel celebrates the phenomenon of “beautiful flow.”
USC CAIS researchers from seven USC schools come together to solve the world’s most pressing problems using AI.
Juniors Jordan Cahoon and Allen Chang were recognized for their research in, and beyond, computer science.
USC Viterbi’s ASCE student chapter competes in the “America’s Cup of Civil Engineering.”
The student startup is developing specially outfitted glasses with built-in speakers that will issue warnings to the visually impaired as they near unseen objects
Over 3,200 engineering students expected to participate in ceremonies
At the event, the first in-person since 2019, five local L.A. schools were able to visit five different USC Viterbi robotics labs.