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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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Science Magazine: Students Switching to STEM  
February 25, 2014
Studies show students like Leah Gum switching to STEM majors
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Asia-IP: Universities, Startups and IP Transfers  
February 07, 2014
Cyrus Shahabi discusses IP transfers at forum in Hong Kong
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Novus Light: Studying Nanostructures  
February 07, 2014
PhD student Shermin Arab studies nanostructures at USC Viterbi Cronin Lab
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ABC 10 News: NSA Program Under Review  
January 29, 2014
Glen Winn comments on NSA efforts to prevent terrorism through surveillance
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Discovery News: 3 Things To Do After You Die  
January 23, 2014
Daniel Lidar's research about diamonds and computer efficiency cited
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Washington Post: NSA to Use Quantum Computers for Encryption  
January 22, 2014
Daniel Lidar comments on quantum computing in to encrypt information
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Wired: A Car That Finds Its Own Parking Space  
January 22, 2014
Petros Ioannou talks about transforming cars into helpful friends
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USC Viterbi Faculty Named IEEE Fellows  
January 21, 2014
Ramesh Govindan, John Heidemann, Stefan Schaal and Cyrus Shahabi among 2014 Newly Elevated Fellows
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Cooking Cancer  
January 14, 2014
Using Microwaves to Diagnose and Treat Cancer
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Fanning the Flame  
January 10, 2014
Armed with curiosity and flexibility, alumnus Vishal Sankhla seeks startup stardom
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IEET: Building a Human Brain?  
December 18, 2013
USC Viterbi research on artificial synapses brings non-biological brains closer
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Meet USC Viterbi's Newest Faculty  
December 04, 2013
Hear from our new faculty about their game-changing research goals and why they chose to join the USC Viterbi family!
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KPCC: FASTPITCH Competition at LA Auto Show  
November 26, 2013
Cyrus Shahabi pitches ClearPath, a traffic navigation solution
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