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Viterbi Newswire 10/10/2008

VITERBI NEWSWIRE - October 10, 2008

• Dr. Andrew J. Viterbi Receives 2007 National Medal of Science at the White House: Complete Coverage

• Viterbi School Moves Up to 11th in World in New International Rankings

• Viterbi Dean, Alumna, and Councilor Inducted into NAE
  http://viterbi.usc.edu /news/news/2008/dean-yortsos-goes.htm

• BME Expert will lead $2M EFRI Study on "Reverse Engineering the Human Hand"

• Viterbi School Partners in New ERC to Research Technology for Elder Rehabilitation

• Viterbi Musician/Scientists Program Customized Songwriting Software

• Viterbi School/CREATE Building Security Operations Randomizer for Federal Air Marshalls

• Ultrasound Researcher Wins Grant for Novel Imaging Technology

• State of the School: Dean Yannis Yortsos Addresses Faculty and Staff

• Aerospace Corp CEO - Viterbi Alumna Wanda Austin Delivers Rechtin Lecture

• Structural Experts Pay Tribute to Astani Department Pioneer in Day of Science and Memories

• Viterbi School Hosts State Conference on Engineer/Scientist Shortage

• "The Shark of Carthage," a CS grad student, Takes Olympic Gold in Beijing

• CS Software Engineering Grads Take on Community Software Engineering Challenges

• Mork Department Student Serves Information - and Chinese, Persian, Indian, and American Buffet

• Viterbi School Reaches out (Twice) to Educationally Disadvantaged Community

• Prof. Najmedin Meshkati Pens Stinging Op-Eds on Rail Safety in L.A. Times and L.A. Daily News.

• Journal of Petroleum Technology Extols Viterbi School's "Digital Petroleum Engineers"

• Security Management magazine focuses on CREATE/Viterbi software

• Wired News Features Viterbi School Songwriting System