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Viterbi Newswire 1/23/06

THE VITERBI NEWSWIRE - 1/23/06
 

Presenting the Viterbi School Centennial Lectures
The Viterbi School's celebration of 100 years of  USC engineering continues as academic departments host a series of distinguished lectures during
the Spring Semester.
 
Two Mork Department Lectures on January 26
The Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science couple lectures on energy and molecular mechanics with grad
student poster sessions. The lectures are from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM in the Gerontology Auditorium.
 
Andrew Viterbi Honored by Eta Kappa Nu
The national honor society for electrical and computer engineering has awarded its highest membership distinction to the Viterbi School's naming
donor.
 
Viterbi School Names New Retention Coordinator
Kate Baxter will also serve as the new director of the Women in Engineering Program.
 
Engineering a Solution to the Complex Two-Body Problem
The Viterbi School is successful in its quest to recruit a pair of stellar Johns Hopkins professors who happen to be married to each other.
 
Lessons from Stardust
Enterprising Viterbi students learn a lot about engineering management from NASA's seven-year mission to snare some ancient dust from comets.
 
Grid Computing Pioneer Receives Honorary Degree
Carl Kesselman co-inventor of the open source software that powers grid computing receives an honorary degree from the University of Amsterdam.
 
In the News
The work of Irving Reed, "professeur d'informatique à l'université de Californie du Sud," is featured in the French science magazine, La Recherche.