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Pre 2004 News Archive

Pre-2004 News Archive


 Brainstorm 2.0: USC's Widely Used Brain Imaging Software Gets an Upgrade  
September 23, 2004
A well-used open-source brain imaging tool has just gotten better. "Brainstorm" imaging software developed by a group led by Professor Richard Leahy has gotten a top-to-bottom rewrite that has finished alpha testing and will be introduced as a beta release at an October conference in Santa Fe.
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Optical Society of America Honors Alexander A. Sawchuk  
August 05, 2004
Alexander A. Sawchuk has been awarded this year's Distinguished Service Award by the Optical Society of America (OSA). This award, which honors outstanding service to the optical community and OSA, is presented to Sawchuk for 23 years of dedicated efforts on behalf of OSA, including vital contributions to publications, meetings, international relations and general governance.
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Prof. Krishna Nayak receives AHA Scientist Development Grant  
July 12, 2004
Prof. Krishna Nayak has received a 2004 American Heart Association National Scientist Development Grant (SDG) for work on "Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography at 3 Tesla". The project aims to develop high-field MRI techniques for evaluating the coronary arteries. The grant will provide funding for four years. For more information, please see: http://mrel.usc.edu
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 Prof. Richard Leahy Receives the Senior Research Award  
April 28, 2004
Richard Leahy receives the Senior Research Award from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
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 Sundeep Pattem Awarded Best Paper at ACM/IEEE International Symposium  
April 27, 2004
Sundeep Pattem, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering-Systems at USC, has won a prestigious best paper award at the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN)
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Shri Narayanan's work is cited in a Wired Article  
March 13, 2004
Wired News has an article on "A Way Out of Automated Phone Hell"
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 Prof. Krishnamachari Co-PI on multi-million dollar NSF-ITR Grant  
March 12, 2004
Professor Bhaskar Krishnamachari is Co-PI on a recent Information Technology Research Grant with an estimated funding of $2.6 Million.
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USC Engineering School Is Named  
March 02, 2004
Andrew & Erna Viterbi donate $52 million to rename the school, the USC Andrew & Erna Viterbi School of Engineering.
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February 13, 2004
P. Daniel Dapkus, the W. M. Keck Professor of Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
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USC research team was just awarded with $2 million grant  
February 03, 2004
USC research team was just awarded with $2 million grant from the NSF Information Technology Research (ITR) program. The team consists of Professors Kai Hwang, Clifford Neuman, and Viktor Prasanna. They investigate Grid computing, network security, and intrusion defense system.
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January 30, 2004
The dramatic pictures from Mars rely on the digital coding research of University Professor Solomon W. Golomb.
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Okawa Foundaiton Award received by Melvin Breuer  
November 07, 2003
This year’s USA Okawa foundation grant awardees include Professor Melvin A. Breuer from the EE Department. Mel was recognized for his pioneering work entitled “Increasing the Effective Yield of VLSI Chips via Design and Test”.
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Robert Scholtz Appointed to The Fred H. Cole Professorship in Engineering  
August 28, 2003
The Fred H. Cole Professorship in Engineering will be held by Robert Scholtz, professor of electrical engineering systems. A faculty member for 40 years, the much-honored Scholtz began the first university research program in ultra-wideband radio, a promising technology with applications in wireless networks, security systems and consumer electronics.
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Blackout Rooted in Aging Power Grid  
August 18, 2003
Electrical Engineer T.C. Cheng discusses the massive power outage and the aging electrical power grid on National Public Radio and the NewsHour on PBS.
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May 09, 2003
Professor Robert A. Scholtz and his coauthors Jean-Marc Cramer and Moe Win have been chosen as the recipients of the 2003 A. Shelkunoff Transactions Prize Paper Award of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society.
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Sol Golomb Elected to NAS  
April 30, 2003
Sol Golomb, a 40-year faculty member, becomes only the third person affiliated with the School to hold dual membership in the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.
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First Viterbi Lecture Draws Overflow Audience  
March 03, 2003
Andrew J. Viterbi, a USC electrical engineering Ph.D. graduate and a prime mover in the era-defining explosion of digital communications and information technology, successfully inaugurated a new seies of annual lectures.
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Optical Communications Lab Awarded $3.6 Millon Grant  
March 03, 2003
A team of faculty from five major resarch groups in the School of Enineering recently received a $3.6 million award from the Defense Advanced Research projects Agnecy (DARPA)
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Andrew J. Viterbi Distinguished Lecture  
November 14, 2002
The event, held on November 14, celebrates the School's highest honor in digital communications. Dr. Viterbi, the first awardee, is the School's most eminent Ph.D. graduate in the Communication Sciences.
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Internet2 Pumps Streaming Media  
November 08, 2002
IMSC Showcases Immersive 'Internet 2' Symphony Performance
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