Logo: University of Southern California

News

Recent News


 Student Profile: Francisco Romero  
February 01, 2016
Graduate Francisco Romero discusses how the Center for Engineering Diversity's Summer Institute prepared him for a successful four years of college and beyond
Learn More >>
Wired: For Google, Quantum Computing Is Like Learning to Fly  
January 13, 2016
Wired quoted Daniel Lidar about the development of quantum computing
Learn More >>
USC Viterbi Professors to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors  
January 12, 2016
Dapkus, Fraser, and Molisch to be recognized for their innovations and impact on society
Learn More >>
USC Alum Named one of the Top 10 Data Scientists in India  
December 23, 2015
Learn More >>
We Venture He Knows Something About Investing  
December 09, 2015
Electrical engineering alum Randy Glein talks about his wildly successful career as a venture capitalist.
Learn More >>
Faculty Profile: Xuehai Qian  
December 07, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Xuehai Qian and learn about his interest in computer architecture!
Learn More >>
Hellenic World Shipping News: USC Viterbi Partnership with TCC Cuts Shipping Emissions  
December 04, 2015
A story about USC Viterbi’s partnership with TCC to reduce emissions from shipping vessels was featured, showing that technologies developed by USC Viterbi’s researchers cut nitrogen oxide emissions (NOx) by 90 % and particulate matter by up to 75%.
Learn More >>
The Huffington Post: Tone of Voice As Important As What You Say In Relationships  
December 03, 2015
The Huffington Post featured a study by Shrikanth Narayanan and Panayiotis Georgiou, that focused on creating a computer algorithm to predict how well a relationship is doing.
Learn More >>
L.A. Times: USC Professor, Previous Medal of Science Winner Awarded Franklin Medal  
December 03, 2015
Los Angeles Times featured Sol Golomb, who was awarded a Franklin Medal - a prestigious honor that has gone to figures such as Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
Learn More >>
Words Can Deceive, But Tone of Voice Cannot  
December 03, 2015
Voice tone analyses of therapy sessions accurately predict whether relationships will improve
Learn More >>
How Does My Therapist Rate?  
December 02, 2015
New Machine-Learning Software Developed by USC, University of Washington and University of Utah Researchers Detects Empathy in Therapy Sessions
Learn More >>
Business Builders  
November 23, 2015
Members of 16 startups – and their mentors – recently met for the kickoff of the sixth annual Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.
Learn More >>
Data Science For Cheaper Medicines  
November 23, 2015
Sundeep Pattem, a 2010 USC Viterbi Ph.D. graduate, conducts data analysis to find ways in which to improve the American healthcare system.
Learn More >>
 Salman Avestimehr Receives 2015 Research Grant Award From the Okawa Foundation  
November 17, 2015
Learn More >>
Faculty Profile: Mahdi Soltanolkotabi  
November 16, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Mahdi Soltanolkotabi and his research in mathematical data analysis!
Learn More >>
Electrical Engineering Research Festival fuses technology with neuroscience  
November 12, 2015
The Ming Hsieh Institute hosted its 6th Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Research Festival focused on neuroscience.
Learn More >>
USC University Professor Selected to Receive Franklin Medal  
November 12, 2015
Solomon Golomb Revered as Innovator in Electrical Engineering
Learn More >>
Improved Robot Communication - While the Building's on Fire  
November 04, 2015
USC Viterbi researchers are developing a wireless network for robots to autonomously communicate and work together, amid potential disaster areas
Learn More >>
2015 Interspeech Computational Paralinguistics Challenge Award  
October 20, 2015
USC researchers from the Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory (SAIL), directed by Professor Shri Narayanan of the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, have won the INTERSPEECH 2015 Computational Paralinguistics Challenge Award.
Learn More >>
HENAAC: Great Minds in STEM: John Slaughter Honored with HENAAC Award  
October 15, 2015
Slaughter is being recognized at the 27th HENAAC STEM Career Conference as a significant role model in the fields of science, math, engineering and technology.
Learn More >>
WIRED: Google's Quantum Computer Got a Big Upgrade  
October 02, 2015
Research by Daniel Lidar and colleagues finds that a D-Wave quantum computer exhibits behavior beyond classical physics.
Learn More >>
INSIGHT: Two Viterbi Professors Recognized As Top 100 Inspiring Women in STEM  
September 25, 2015
Insight Into Diversity magazine recognizes contributions of Maja Matarić and Urbashi Mitra
Learn More >>
Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Ph.D. Student Awarded with Best Paper at International Conference  
September 23, 2015
Learn More >>
Young Revolutionaries  
September 23, 2015
Two USC Viterbi faculty members have been named among Popular Science magazine's 2015 “Brilliant 10.”
Learn More >>
USC Viterbi startup awarded silver medal in Beijing  
September 17, 2015
Stasis Labs among 15 startups in first-ever global student business competition for “grand challenges of engineering”
Learn More >>
IEEE: Petros Ioannou Receives 2016 IEEE Transportation Technologies Award  
August 20, 2015
Ioannuou received the award for contributions to the design, analysis, and implementation of adaptive cruise-control systems
Learn More >>
IEEE: Massoud Pedram Receives 2015 IEEE CAS Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award  
August 18, 2015
IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CAS) awarded Pedram The Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award for his exceptional technical contributions to a field within the scope of the CAS Society
Learn More >>
IEEE: IEEE Computer Society Awards Viktor Prasanna 2015 W. Wallace McDowell Award  
August 18, 2015
Prasanna received McDowell award for fundamental algorithmic and application-specific architectural contributions to reconfigurable computing
Learn More >>
Fraunhofer: Giuseppe Caire Receives the Vodafone Innovation Prize from Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung  
August 18, 2015
Caire received the award from Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung (Vodafone foundation for research) in Germany for his contribution to the development in the field of wireless communications
Learn More >>
Keith Chugg To Serve As Associate Chair Of EE-Systems  
August 06, 2015
Learn More >>
Mahdi Soltanolkotabi Joins Ming Hsieh Electrical Engineering Faculty  
July 08, 2015
Learn More >>
Xuehai Qian Joins Ming Hsieh Electrical Engineering Faculty  
July 08, 2015
Learn More >>
Paul Bogdan Receives National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award  
July 07, 2015
Learn More >>
USC Faculty To Receive 2016 IEEE Transportation Technologies Award  
July 07, 2015
Learn More >>
The Peaks and Valleys of Silicon  
June 26, 2015
Team of USC Viterbi School of Engineering Researchers Introduce New Layered Semiconducting Materials as Silicon Alternative
Learn More >>
Voice of America: The Internet of Things: The Next Generation of Computing Power  
June 25, 2015
Bhaskar Krishnamachari was interviewed about how the Internet of Things will change society
Learn More >>
Going Viral  
June 18, 2015
USC team recognized for predicting disease outbreaks.
Learn More >>
Clearing L.A. traffic, one problem at at time  
June 11, 2015
Together, Cyrus Shahabi and Ugur Demiryurek are making it easier to navigate Los Angeles, from personal vehicles to fleets of delivery trucks.
Learn More >>
Fast and Accurate Synchronization in the “Blink” of an Eye  
June 10, 2015
Viterbi Professors improve wireless clock synchronization accuracy tenfold
Learn More >>
NPR Affiliate WHYY: Unlocking Mobile Phone Records is Trickier Than It Seems  
June 08, 2015
Bhaskar Krishnamachari was interviewed about the Amtrak train crash and why it is difficult to determine whether a cellphone was in use by the train’s operator
Learn More >>
President Obama announced his intent to nominate Andrew Viterbi to key Administration post  
June 02, 2015
Andrew Viterbi is an Appointee for Member, President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science
Learn More >>
Faculty Profile: Han Wang  
June 01, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Han Wang and learn about his research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering!
Learn More >>
CHIKV CHALLENGE ANNOUNCES WINNERS, PROGRESS TOWARD FORECASTING THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES  
May 29, 2015
Ajitesh Srivastava receives Best Presentation Award. Photo from the DARPA meeting, with Col. Matthew Hepburn (Program Manager, Biological Technologies Office) and Dr Arati Prabhakar (Head of DARPA)
Learn More >>
Ph.D. student Parisa Mansourifard receives AAUW fellowship  
May 28, 2015
Parisa Mansourifard has been selected to receive a highly competitive American Association for University Women (AAUW) American Fellowship for 2015-16.
Learn More >>
Faculty Profile: Ashutosh Nayyar  
May 26, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Ashutosh Nayyar
Learn More >>
New portable device could test ‘squish’ factor of cancerous tumors  
May 21, 2015
Squishiness has been associated with a tumor’s aggressiveness by researchers
Learn More >>
2015 USC Viterbi Undergraduate Awards  
May 20, 2015
Graduating USC Viterbi students recognized for their outstanding academics, leadership and service
Learn More >>
 
May 15, 2015
Joy reigned supreme at the 2015 USC Viterbi undergraduate commencement, where students were encouraged to reach for the stars.
Learn More >>
Master Class  
May 15, 2015
USC Viterbi master's graduates are encouraged to shape the future.
Learn More >>
Paging All Doctors of Philosophy, Grand Challenges Beckon  
May 14, 2015
2015 cohort of USC Viterbi Ph.D. recipients urged to solve “the problems of our age”
Learn More >>