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Over a thousand ring in Diwali at Bovard Auditorium
November 15, 2016
The multi-day festival of lights encircles the student body from around the world
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Social Bots and the 2016 Presidential Election
November 03, 2016
Watch video: with research developed by USC Viterbi's Emilio Ferrara, some key steps on how to detect a social bot! A handy tool during this year's presidential election.
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Happy Diwali 2016
October 29, 2016
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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2016 Annual Meeting of the NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP)
October 18, 2016
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) was held in Washington, DC, on Friday, October 7, 2016.
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Researchers Invent Waterproof Wearable to Monitor UV Exposure
September 19, 2016
Color-Changing Smart Material Sensor to Alert User to Get out of Sun
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Alumni Profile: Charles Bolden
September 01, 2016
USC Viterbi celebrates the career of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, who graduated with a M.S. in Systems Management in 1977
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Dean's Message: 2016 Fall Welcome
August 25, 2016
Set against the backdrop of the New Student Luau, Dean Yortsos welcomes new and returning students for the 2016 academic school year
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Beach Boys' Pet Sounds rocks
June 09, 2016
Beach Boys' iconic album reimagined as anthem for a new generation of USC Viterbi engineers
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Everyone Plays!
May 24, 2016
GamePipe Lab Showcase and Demo Day prove yet again why USC Games is among the best games programs in North America
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A New Generation Of Engineer Leaders Rises To Grand Challenges
May 13, 2016
Graduates at the 88th annual engineering commencement ceremony embody the spirit of innovation and global engagement
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Who Will Aid the Sick? Fight Air Pollution? Power Our Spacecraft?
May 12, 2016
In case you missed it – many of these folks were donning new hoods on May 12 at the 2016 USC Viterbi Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony.
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Making Ideas Into Objects
May 11, 2016
Lian Lash-Rosenberg, USC Viterbi graduating senior, combines her major in biomedical engineering with a minor in sculpture.
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Not in Kansas Anymore
May 11, 2016
From Israel to Ecuador, Rome to Mexico, graduating senior Shira Bernard’s global travels fuel her love of engineering solutions.
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Student Profile: Enrique Olivas
May 09, 2016
USC Viterbi graduate, Enrique Olivas discusses how the Center for Engineering Diversity's Summer Institute prepared him for a successful four years at USC and beyond
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Female Engineering Students Talk Challenges, Goals and Lessons Learned!
April 12, 2016
Watch a video highlighting some of our current female engineering students and future history makers
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Spotlight: Robotics and Coding Academy
March 31, 2016
The Robotics and Coding Academy is a year-long after-school program at three elementary schools in South Los Angeles
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LA's Water Issue
March 17, 2016
Celebrating World Water Day with a deep dive into water research at USC Viterbi
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An astronaut is injured in outer space, you have 30 hours
March 03, 2016
The inaugural class of 'Makers' organizes first ever USC Makeathon to tackle NASA wicked problem
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What If Engineers Were Covered as Celebrities?
February 23, 2016
For National Engineers Week 2016, USC Viterbi, the NAE and Funny or Die imagine a media network dedicated to 24/7 coverage of engineers.
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Happy Lunar New Year 2016
February 05, 2016
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Hyperloop team featured in  a video by The Verge about the design competition weekend
February 03, 2016
Student Andy Hill who serves as the team's chief engineer was interviewed
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 Student Profile: Francisco Romero
February 01, 2016
Graduate Francisco Romero discusses how the Center for Engineering Diversity's Summer Institute prepared him for a successful four years of college and beyond
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 CED Summer Institute: Investing in the next generation
January 25, 2016
USC Viterbi helps incoming freshman from underrepresented communities get acclimated to college life through the Center for Engineering Diversity (CED) Summer Institute
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Student Profile: Naa Adei Mante
January 25, 2016
Graduate Naa Adei Mante discusses how the Center for Engineering Diversity's Summer Institute prepared her for a successful four years of college and beyond
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Happy New Year 2016
December 31, 2015
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Happy Holidays 2015
December 16, 2015
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Drones Take Flight
December 09, 2015
Three USC Viterbi-affiliated startups hope to soar in the growing market for unmanned vehicle systems.
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Making Flat Things Grow
December 09, 2015
From paper airplanes to circuit boards, Yong Chen combines origami with 3-D printing.
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Faculty Profile: Xuehai Qian
December 07, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Xuehai Qian and learn about his interest in computer architecture!
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Faculty Profile: Qiming Wang
December 03, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Qiming Wang and learn about his interest in using his research to establish a higher quality life for human beings.
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Faculty Profile: Nicholas Graham
November 30, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Nicholas Graham and learn about his research in cancer cell signaling and metabolism!
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Faculty Profile: Phebe Vayanos
November 24, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial and System Engineering, Phebe Vayanos and learn about her interest in data driven decision making.
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Faculty Profile: Mitul Luhar
November 19, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Mitul Luhar and learn about his interest in aerodynamics!
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Faculty Profile: Mahdi Soltanolkotabi
November 16, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Mahdi Soltanolkotabi and his research in mathematical data analysis!
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Happy Diwali 2015
November 09, 2015
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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Faculty Profile: Keyue Shen
November 09, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Keyue Shen and learn about his interest in cancer microenvironment!
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Faculty Profile: Jayakanth Ravichandran
November 02, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Jayakanth Ravichandran and learn more about his interests in efficient energy usage.
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Faculty Profile: Aleksandra Korolova
October 26, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Aleksandra Korolova and learn more about her interests in data privacy!
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Let's Change The Conversation
September 30, 2015
In his 2015 State of the School address, USC Viterbi Dean Yannis C. Yortsos spoke of Engineering+ and of changing the conversation about engineering.
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SHINE Summer Program
September 18, 2015
USC Viterbi School of Engineering hosted its first cohort of high school students from June to August for the Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering (SHINE) program
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Building a microscope for USC’s stem cell research center
August 24, 2015
Undergraduates build specialized microscope that produces 3D images of pea-sized biological samples
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Dean's Message: 2015 Fall Welcome
August 20, 2015
Dean Yortsos welcomes faculty, students and staff back for another school year at USC Viterbi
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Unveiling The Next MacGyver
July 30, 2015
Five winning show ideas enter the world of TV development
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2015 EDI Conference - Engineering Diversity Session
June 01, 2015
The Engineering Diversity session at the 2015 Engineering Deans Institute on Kiawah Island (South Carolina) on April 14 2015, was chaired by Dean Yortsos and included Professor John Slaughter
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Faculty Profile: Han Wang
June 01, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Han Wang and learn about his research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering!
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Commencement Video 2015
May 26, 2015
USC Viterbi Commencement 2015
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Faculty Profile: Ashutosh Nayyar
May 26, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Ashutosh Nayyar
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May 15, 2015
Joy reigned supreme at the 2015 USC Viterbi undergraduate commencement, where students were encouraged to reach for the stars.
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Master Class
May 15, 2015
USC Viterbi master's graduates are encouraged to shape the future.
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Paging All Doctors of Philosophy, Grand Challenges Beckon
May 14, 2015
2015 cohort of USC Viterbi Ph.D. recipients urged to solve “the problems of our age”
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Faculty Profile: Kelly T. Sanders
May 12, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor in the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Kelly T. Sanders and learn about her research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering!
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Faculty Profile: Wyatt Lloyd
May 07, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Wyatt Lloyd and learn about his research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering!
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Faculty Profile: Salman Avestimehr
May 04, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Associate Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Salman Avestimehr and learn about his research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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Viterbi Awards Spotlights Innovation And Honors Engineering Excellence
April 18, 2015
At the 37th annual Viterbi Awards, three startups competed for the $50,000 grand prize in the Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.
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Thanasis Fokas - The Connection Between Inverse Problems and Consciousness
April 13, 2015
Professor Thanasis Fokas of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University speaks in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering
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Faculty Profile: Ali Abbas
April 08, 2015
Meet new faculty member and director of USC's CREATE, Ali Abbas and learn about his goals in research and national security at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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VIPTRON: The Machine that Could See
March 30, 2015
USC Viterbi alumnus Val Schnabl invented an object scanner in 1963.
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Faculty Profile: Megan McCain
March 12, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Gabilan Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Megan McCain and learn about her research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering!
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Faculty Profile: Rehan Kapadia
February 26, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor in the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Rehan Kapadia and learn about his research goals at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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We Need a Female Engineer Hero
February 24, 2015
“The Next MacGyver” project enlists top Hollywood producers to help inspire the next generation of women to engineering
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Decoding Cancer
February 17, 2015
Assistant Professor Stacey Finley named a 2015 Emerging Scholar by “Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.”
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Happy Lunar New Year 2015
February 17, 2015
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Mid-Century Scanner
February 10, 2015
USC Viterbi alumnus and perpetual tinkerer Val Schnabl discusses the invention that won him an all-expenses paid trip to the National Science Fair in 1963
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Faculty Profile: Adam Smith
February 09, 2015
Adam Smith discusses his research goals in anaerobic waste water treatment
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Happy New Year 2015
December 31, 2014
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Happy Holidays 2014
December 17, 2014
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Interstellar: The next generation of explorers
November 07, 2014
USC Viterbi asked high school students from our K-12 after school program MESA about their own thoughts and career interests in space exploration
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Engineering the Perfect PB&J
November 07, 2014
Joseph Greenfield trains future engineers using peanut butter and jelly.
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STEM Spotlight: Dept. of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
November 06, 2014
The USC Viterbi STEM program showcased the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
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Sweet Emotion
October 28, 2014
Jon Gratch's innovative work in the USC Computational Emotion Group may one day lead to the first truly intelligent AI
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Happy Diwali 2014
October 22, 2014
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Thirty Seconds or Less
September 30, 2014
If one can’t convert short term memories to long term ones, routine conversations become difficult
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10th Anniversary of USC Viterbi Naming Highlighted in Dean's State of the School Address
September 24, 2014
The engineering school's major accomplishments over the past decade and the vision for the future were highlighted
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Dean's Message: 2014 Fall Welcome
August 26, 2014
Dean Yortsos welcomes faculty, students and staff back for another school year at USC Viterbi and outlines areas of importance for the new year
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Brain, Meet Machine
August 19, 2014
Top 35 Global Innovator: Assistant Professor Maryam Shanechi included in 2014 MIT TR35 for work in brain-machine interfaces
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Music Man
August 19, 2014
Top 35 Global Innovator: George Ban-Weiss taps his creativity to distinguish himself academically and musically.
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Robots Galore
August 07, 2014
Robots reign at the 2014 Global Conference on Educational Robotics held at USC
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July 24, 2014
The Aerospace Corporation CEO Wanda Austin on mentors, management and girls in STEM
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USC Racing On The Move
July 02, 2014
USC Racing successfully competes in ​all events at ​Formula SAE Lincoln.
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DIY Enterprise
June 03, 2014
The Next Generation of 3-D Printing
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Hello, Goodbye
May 16, 2014
At the USC Viterbi undergraduate commencement, students said hello to the future and goodbye to their undergraduate school days.
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Masters of the Universe
May 16, 2014
At the USC Viterbi master’s graduation ceremony, students look to the future
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Wizard Chess and Water Purifiers
May 05, 2014
Innovation abounds at 6th annual KIUEL Senior Design Expo
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Viterbi Awards Meets The Academy Awards
April 25, 2014
In a new twist, the 36th Annual Viterbi Awards spotlights winners of this year’s Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.
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Los Angeles: The City That Shouldn't Exist
April 21, 2014
How Engineers Will Solve Los Angeles' Water Problem
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Classroom without Borders
April 21, 2014
iPodia Successfully Launched in India
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Meet the Robots
April 11, 2014
At the 2014 USC Viterbi Robotics Open House, children from local schools get to meet the family of robots at USC Viterbi.
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Fast Capture Makes You The Avatar
April 10, 2014
With a $100 device, a USC Viterbi team can put you in a 3D video game
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Driven By The Experience
April 03, 2014
Stories are the key to helping computers think and interpret new situations
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Basketball by the Numbers
March 26, 2014
USC ISI's Rajiv Maheswaran, Yu-Han Chang and Jeff Su from Second Spectrum bring data analytics to to NBA basketball
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Introduce A Girl to Engineering
February 19, 2014
As part of National Engineers’ Week, L.A. elementary and middle school girls explore what it means to be a superhero.
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Happy Lunar New Year 2014
January 28, 2014
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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IEEE Spectrum: USC Rocket Propulsion Lab Aims for Space
January 21, 2014
USCRPL endeavors to be the first student group to deliver a payload to space
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MLK Day: Volunteering for Diversity
January 15, 2014
USC Viterbi student tutors disadvantaged youth in STEM
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Happy New Year 2014
December 30, 2013
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Futurescape: Giving Robots the Sense of Touch
December 17, 2013
Gerald Loeb discusses SynTouch's advances in robotic fingertips
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Gliders, Rockets and Air, Oh My!
December 11, 2013
USC Viterbi students put classroom concepts in action with gliders and rockets for their end-of-term project
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Tech Startups & the LA Economy
November 25, 2013
How the first engineering-based startup accelerator in Los Angeles is an answer to stimulate the recovering economy
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Happy Diwali 2013
November 01, 2013
from Dean Yannis C. Yortsos and the Viterbi School of Engineering
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Fast Lecture Series: Quantum Computing
September 13, 2013
A stop-motion animated explanation of quantum computing
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