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Thanasis Fokas - The Connection Between Inverse Problems and Consciousness  
April 13, 2015
Professor Thanasis Fokas of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University speaks in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering
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John Slaughter Announced as a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Math and Engineering Mentor  
March 30, 2015
The announcement of a select 15 awardees celebrates his development of numerous mentoring programs to boost minority participation in STEM
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Brain MRI in Higher Resolution  
March 19, 2015
Krishna Nayak and Meng Law are developing new MRI protocols to get better images of brain tumors
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Measuring Empathy  
March 18, 2015
USC Viterbi Professor Shrikanth Narayanan’s interdisciplinary research could improve therapist-patient relationships.
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Andrea Armani Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum  
March 17, 2015
One of only two American professors so honored, Armani joins the planet’s top young leaders committed to making “the world a better place.”
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Distinguished Engineering Educator Award for Shri Narayanan  
March 13, 2015
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USC Professors Speak at the American Association for the Advancement of Science  
March 10, 2015
Alan Willner speaks about the progress and future of fiber optics and communications
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Restoring Movement with Neuroprosthetics  
March 05, 2015
Assistant Professor Maryam Shanechi wins NSF CAREER Award for brain-machine interface research that will help disabled veterans, among many others.
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Ars Technica: How to Treat Brains That Might Not be Brains  
February 27, 2015
Alice Parker comments on the future of what defines software and human intellect
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Faculty Profile: Rehan Kapadia  
February 26, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Rehan Kapadia and learn about his research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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Maryam Shanechi Recieves NSF CAREER Award    
February 11, 2015
Maryam Shanechi is awarded NSF funding for her closed-loop brain-machine interface control architectures
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Physics World: Photons Simulate Time Travel  
February 09, 2015
Todd Brun comments on photons simulating time travel
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Ming Hsieh elected to the National Academy of Engineering  
February 05, 2015
Ming Hsieh, USC trustee, Viterbi alumnus and entrepreneur, and namesake of the Department of Electrical Engineering, receives highest professional honor accorded an engineer
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Forbes: Investing in Quantum Computing  
February 02, 2015
D-Wave has raised $29 million to develop quantum computing hardware and software
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YouTube: What Matters To Me And Why  
January 05, 2015
Urbashi Mitra speaks about the significant interests in her life
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EE Students Win IEEE Globecom Conference 2015 Best Paper Award  
December 22, 2014
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SAIL Team Wins 2014 ACM ICMI 10-Year Technical Impact Award  
December 18, 2014
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USC Trio To Be Inducted into National Academy of Inventors  
December 16, 2014
Behrokh Khoshnevis, Alan Willner and Mark Thompson named as fellows by the stellar group of scientists
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P. Daniel Dapkus Wins 2015 John Tyndall Award  
December 15, 2014
OSA and IEEE Photonics Society recognize Dapkus as a pioneer in fiber optics technology
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USC Viterbi Team Awarded ACM ICMI 10-Year Technical Impact Award  
December 01, 2014
USC Viterbi team awarded for research on emotion recognition using multimodal information
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A Good Night’s Sleep  
November 19, 2014
Krishna Nayak, Michael Khoo and Sally Ward develop revolutionary new tools to see inside the airway of pediatric sleep apnea patients
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The Economist: Sending Data at Incredible Speeds  
November 17, 2014
Alan Willner uses light to transmit data at a rate of 32 gigabits per second
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LA Times: Intel Invests in USC Viterbi Professor's Startup, Audyssey  
November 12, 2014
Chris Kyriakakis helps listeners hear music the way producers intended
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The Maritime Executive: Transient Plasma Ignition Creates Fuel-Conserving Technology  
October 27, 2014
Martin Gundersen comments on new technology to reduce ship emissions
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Arizona Daily Star: Preparing Photon Projects  
October 27, 2014
Alan Willner comments on federal funding for the development of photonics manufacturing
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USC Viterbi Team SAILs to Fourth Straight Win  
October 14, 2014
Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory (SAIL) wins an unprecedented fourth consecutive INTERSPEECH ComParE award, its fifth in the last six years
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NEWS ROUND-UP: Data Can Now Be Sent At 32 Gigabits Per Second  
September 29, 2014
Alan Willner and research partners discover a new way to send info via radio waves
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International Business Times: Sending Data 30 Times Faster than 4G LTE  
September 17, 2014
Alan Willner twists radio beams to send data at 32 gigabits per second
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Scientists Twist Radio Beams to Send Data  
September 16, 2014
Alan Willner and team reach transmission speeds of 32 gigabits per second
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World Economic Forum: 2014 Meeting of New Champions in Tianjin, China  
September 09, 2014
Andrea Armani participates as a Young Scientist in WEF's annual meeting
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A Better Way To Harvest Stem Cells  
September 08, 2014
New start-up is the latest success story from HTE@USC, USC's unique four-year collaboration between doctors and engineers
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Scientific American: Quantum Mechanics Solves  
September 02, 2014
Todd Brun discusses time travel experiments and quantum mechanics
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A True Inspiration  
August 22, 2014
Professor John Choma, In Memoriam
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3 USC Viterbi Faculty Make MIT Technology Review's Innovators Under 35 List  
August 19, 2014
George Ban-Weiss, Megan McCain and Maryam Shanechi are recognized on MIT Technology Review’s Annual Innovators Under 35 list
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Brain, Meet Machine  
August 19, 2014
Top 35 Global Innovator: Assistant Professor Maryam Shanechi included in 2014 MIT TR35 for work in brain-machine interfaces
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Computer Virus: An Origin Story  
August 11, 2014
Alumnus Fred Cohen coined the term in a USC Viterbi class back in 1983
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Remembering Xinran Ji  
August 04, 2014
The Trojan Family gathers to remember and honor student Xinran Ji
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Lifeboat News: New Transistor Material Could Replace Silicon  
August 04, 2014
Chongwu Zhou develops a hybrid circuit with carbon nanotubes
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In Memoriam: Xinran Ji (1990-2014)  
August 01, 2014
“Young star” wanted to record the world, then make it better
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Maryam Shanechi Joins Ming Hsieh Electrical Engineering Faculty  
July 29, 2014
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Multiple Sclerosis News Today: New Brain Circuit Model Will Help Study of MS  
July 25, 2014
EE PhD student Kun Yue's brain model to help develop a nanotech-based treatment for MS
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Christina Milanes: Bringing a Dancer’s Touch to Engineering  
July 09, 2014
One Trojan doubles as an electrical engineering major and a ballet dancer
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Saying Goodbye to a Family Member  
July 07, 2014
USC Viterbi remembers long-time staff member Mary Francis, who died of lung cancer.
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A Flexible Solution to the Problem of Silicon  
June 18, 2014
Chongwu Zhou builds a flexible hybrid circuit for chips using carbon nanotubes instead of silicon
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Move Over, Silicon, There's A New Circuit In Town  
June 17, 2014
A new flexible and energy-efficient hybrid circuit using carbon nanotubes has big implications for the future of electronics
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WSJ: Mobile Security Firm Helps Reduce Phone Theft  
June 09, 2014
Mobile security firm co-founded by USC Viterbi alum Kevin Mahaffey helps catch phone thieves
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BBC News: Entanglement Effect Found in Quantum Chip  
June 02, 2014
Federico Spedalieri and D-Wave researchers find entanglement effects in processor
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WIRED: Thinking Like a Quantum Machine  
June 02, 2014
Daniel Lidar tests potentially quantum chip at ISI's USC-Lockheed Martin Quantum Computation Center
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USC Professor Simon Ramo Becomes Oldest Person To Receive Patent  
May 29, 2014
Ramo received the patent at the age of 100.
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12th Century Hoods and a 21st Century Education  
May 16, 2014
2014 Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony honors USC Viterbi’s newest Ph.D.s, best in doctoral research
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