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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Extra! Extra! USC Viterbi School in the News
Many Viterbi School faculty have been in the news recently.  Here are some highlights:
  • Shrikanth Narayanan - Several media 
  • Martin Gundersen - New York Times
  • Adam Powell - Black Issues in Higher Education
  • Behrohk Khoshnevis - KCET-TV
  • "Tactical Iraqi"-- Stars and Stripes