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Viterbi Newswire 8/10/05

THE VITERBI NEWSWIRE - 8/10/05
New Faculty@Viterbi School
A distinguished group of new faculty members brings a surge of energy to the Viterbi School.  "Our faculty is growing stronger and more diverse," says Dean Yannis Yortsos
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2005/news_2005080814110.htm

Optical Society of America Honors Daniel Dapkus
Much-honored P. Daniel Dapkus receives the Nick Holonyak, Jr. Award for his development of quantum well laser devices.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2005/news_20050801.htm

USC Supercomputer Simulation Explores Brittleness in Ceramics
Publication in Science highlights a materials science simulation performed on USC supercomputers.  Project is a USC/University of Wisconsin collaboration.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2005/news_20050808.htm

DEN Adds Two Civil Engineering M.S. Degrees to Menu
Students can now pursue M.S. degrees in Construction Engineering and Structural Engineering through the Viterbi School's Distance Education
Network.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2005/news_2005080814102.htm

ISI's MOSIS Chip Brokerage Marks Quarter Century
USC is celebrating its 125th anniversary; engineering is celebrating 100 years and the MOSIS chip brokerage at ISI has been helping students all over the country make chips for 25 years.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2005/2005_05_23_mosisstudent.htm

Extra! Extra! USC Viterbi School in the News
Many Viterbi School faculty have been in the news recently.  Here are some highlights: