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Viterbi Newswire 3/06/06

THE VITERBI NEWSWIRE - 3/06/06
 
Maria Yang Wins NSF Career Award
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_2006022826150.htm

Ellis Meng Wins NSF Career Award
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_2006022426042.htm

Between Moore's Law and a Hard Place
In the Dept. of Computer Science centennial lecture, Stanford University's charismatic president John Hennessy says Moore's Law has
hit a slippery patch.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060227.htm

A Legend Draws an Overflow Crowd
In the Dept. of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering centennial  lecture, Rudolf Kalman says science proceeds by mathematics.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060207.htm

The Grand Challenge of the 21st Century
In the Mork Family Dept. centennial lecture, Franklin "Lynn" Orr says  new energy resources are needed to reduce greenhouse gases.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060129.htm

Sol Golomb Honored by USC Hillel
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060203.htm

Firdaus Udwadia Wins First Ever ASCE Outstanding Tech Award
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060124.htm

Kids Talk to Computers
Shri Narayanan wins IEEE Signal Processing best paper award for  research on a system allowing children to talk to computers.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060202.htm

The MIT of Singapore
Singapore's Nanyang University tours the Viterbi School.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060217.htm

McNeil-Lehrer Productions Partners with IMSC
IMSC will use 3D, immersive sound and even haptics to expand the  vocabulary of journalism.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060201.htm

AI + SF = CS 499
Viterbi School faculty will employ science fiction in a new computer  science artificial intelligence class for undergraduates to be
offered this fall.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060114.htm

Nanotubes to Go
Chongwu Zhou's techniques to create arrays of carbon nanotubes could  lead to the next generation of computing and sensing devices
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060210.htm

Complicating to Simplify
Firdaus Udwadia skirts a 225-year-old paradox with a new twist on  classical mechanics.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060228.htm

Two IMSC Student Teams Advance
Media streaming specialists negotiate opening rounds of two national  competitions.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060303.htm

World Water Forum
Civil engineering students receive grants for water projects.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/news/news/2006/news_20060206.htm

IN THE NEWS
An article in Scientific American highlight's ISI's Machine  translation research.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/tools/download/?asset=/assets/002/26117.pdf&name=SciAm.pdf

L.A. Times business columnist Michael Hiltzik reports on the Viterbi  School's Information Sciences Institute plans for corporate funded
research.
http://viterbi.usc.edu/tools/download/?asset=/assets/002/25281.pdf&name=MICHAEL%20HILTZIK.pdf