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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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Hello, Goodbye  
May 16, 2014
At the USC Viterbi undergraduate commencement, students said hello to the future and goodbye to their undergraduate school days.
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Masters of the Universe  
May 16, 2014
At the USC Viterbi master’s graduation ceremony, students look to the future
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2014 USC Viterbi Undergraduate Awards   
May 15, 2014
Students are recognized and celebrated for their academic, leadership and service achievements
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Electrical Engineering Pioneers  
May 12, 2014
The Ming Hsieh Institute Hosts Oral History Interview with Bob Scholtz
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Inside Science: Why Time Moves Forward  
May 06, 2014
Todd Brun comments on the nature of time
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Laughter and Autism  
April 30, 2014
How Shri Narayanan will use laughter to help diagnose and treat autism
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New York Times: Sol Golomb's Rectangle Puzzle  
April 24, 2014
NYT's Wordplay puzzle is based on an original by Solomon Golomb
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5 USC Viterbi Junior Faculty Win the Prestigious NSF Career Award  
April 23, 2014
2014 is the largest class yet of National Science Foundation CAREER award winners in recent school history
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NBC San Diego: Providing Secure Communications for Boston Marathon   
April 22, 2014
TrellisWare Technologies, co-founded by Keith Chugg and USC Viterbi alumni, helps security at the 2014 Boston Marathon
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The Water Beneath the Surface  
April 18, 2014
Mahta Moghaddam and her team monitor soil moisture using wireless sensors and radars
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IEEE Spectrum: Nanomaterials Improve Lithium-Ion Batteries  
April 16, 2014
Chongwu Zhou and team dramatically improve Li-ion battery anodes and cathodes
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The Engineer: USC Viterbi Researchers Improve Lithium Batteries  
April 09, 2014
Chongwu Zhou and team create better anode and cathode for Li-ion batteries
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The Future of the Internet  
April 07, 2014
Joseph Touch comments on what the Internet might look like in 2025
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Cheaper, Better Lithium-ion Batteries  
April 03, 2014
USC Viterbi professor Chongwu Zhou and research team develop cheap, better-performing silicon anode and sulfur-based cathode for Li-batteries
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From India to USC  
March 31, 2014
Summer program exposes top students from India to life as a Ph.D. student at USC Viterbi
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Solomon Golomb named a 2014 SIAM Fellow  
March 31, 2014
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics names Solomon Golomb a 2014 Fellow
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The Washington Post: Lockheed Martin Pursues Quantum Computing  
March 17, 2014
Daniel Lidar comments on the current speed of quantum computing
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MIT Tech Review: Wireless Technology to Improve Internet Speed  
March 12, 2014
Bhaskar Krishnamachari comments on wireless network technology
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Imperial Valley News: D-Wave Chip Passes Testing  
March 10, 2014
Daniel Lidar and team find that D-Wave processor is consistent with quantum model
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NY Times: Statistics Reveal Gender Inequality in Movies  
March 10, 2014
Shrikanth Narayanan measures the gender gap in media
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