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Viterbi Newswire 5/16/06

VITERBI NEWSWIRE - May 16, 2006


COMMENCEMENT
Extensive coverage of the USC Viterbi School Class of 2006' grand exit from the scene, including two photo galleries.

4 x 3 = EXCEPTIONAL USC ACHIEVEMENT
The Viterbi School honors four who are members of three national academies at Tutor Hall reception.

TWO VITERBI FACULTY ELECTED TO TOP ACADEMIES
Leonard Adleman and Robert Hellwarth elected to AAAS, and Adleman adds NAS honors.

GAMEPIPE LABORATORY ENGINEERS FUTURE GAME DEVELOPMENT
Industry reps visit USC May 9 to observe work of student game designers

ANALYZING MUSICAL EXPRESSION

Elaine Chew's students can't compute exactly how sad Schnabel's performance of the Moonlight Sonata is - yet.

BOC MEMBER HONORED
The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering honors BOC member Sonny Astani with a Distinguished Alumnus Award.

VITERBI SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH CHINESE ACADEMY
Center for Software Engineering, headed by Prof. Barry Boehm, has reached an agreement with the Institute  of Software of the Chinese Academy of Science.

EBERHARDT RECHTIN (1926-2006)
An emeritus professor and USC honorary degree recipient, Rechtin started the Viterbi School's Systems Architecture and Engineering
Program.

THE GIFT OF E-COMMERCE
Computer science students present the African Millennium Foundation with a fully interactive 'micronet' website for online fundraising

THE NEXT 100 YEARS ESSAY CONTEST
Top Two Essays Are Published in USC Viterbi Engineer

ILLUMIN

The newest issue Illumin, a webzine published by USC Viterbi students, can be found at:

IN THE NEWS
o The Dawn of the Computer Age (Prof. Irving Reed)

o Gentlemen Start Your Engines (Formula SAE Racecars)

o It's Real - (IMSC's Geospatial Decision Making)

o Emotional Intelligence for Interactive Media