Prof. Elaine Chew has received a joint appointment as Assistant Professor in the USC Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering. She is currently a Viterbi Early Career Chair Assistant Professor in the USC Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. She received a B.A.S. degree in Mathematical and Computational Sciences (honors) and Music (distinction) from Stanford University in 1992, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998 and 2000, respectively. Her research interests include musical perception, cognition, visualization and quantitative analysis.
Alexander (Sandy) Sawchuk, chair of the Systems Division of the Ming Hsieh Department, said "I am very pleased that Elaine has received this joint appointment. She has many existing interdisciplinary collaborations with faculty in EE, IMSC, Computer Science, and the Thornton School of Music. Our department joins me in congratulating her and welcoming her involvement with EE faculty and students!"