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Viterbi Newswire 10/02/06

THE VITERBI NEWSWIRE

October 2, 2006

 
VITERBI CLASS OF 2010 IS THE STRONGEST EVER
Fall, 2006 at the USC Viterbi School semester show a 30-point gain on SAT scores over last year making it the brightest class in Viterbi School history.

KIRK SHUNG RECEIVES $5 MILLION NIH GRANT
USC's Ultrasonic Transducer Resource Center will develop the next generation of high frequency ultrasonic arrays and scanners.

ENTANGLEMENT UNTIES TOUGH QUANTUM INFORMATION PROBLEM
Viterbi researchers make a quantum computing breakthrough with error correction coding. Their study is published in Science.

BMES SPARKS NEW GENERATION OF PROSTHETICS

An upcoming USC Viterbi Engineer magazine story explore revolutionary prosthetics from the Viterbi School's Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems Center.

ISI TO LEAD $1.5 MILLION NASA MICRO SATELLITE PROJECT

The Viterbi School's Information Sciences Institute will play the lead role in a NASA project that will use space satellites to capture data from sensor networks.

VITERBI FACULTY WIN OKAWA GRANTS
Robotics expert Gaurav Sukhatme and information systems engineer Giuseppe Caire have won 2006 Okawa Foundation research grants.

C.C. JAY KUO TAKES REINS AT SIPI
The USC Signal and Image Processing Institute has a new director.

TECHNOLOGY GURU JOINS INTEGRATED MEDIA SYSTEMS CENTER
Cory Doctorow is selected as the first holder of the Canada-U.S. Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at the Viterbi School's Integrated Media Systems Center

NEW HONORS FOR SANJIT MITRA
The Varra Professor receives the IEEE Signal Processing Education Award

FLIGHTS OF THE SCTINGRAY

A radical flying wing design by Viterbi School undergrads takes fourth place in the 2006 AIAA Design/Build/Fly International Competition.

 

IN THE NEWS


The Chronicle of Higher Education had feature on USC's six-year-old Women in Science and Engineering program

Bart Kosko
interviewed on Weekend America about the History of Noise