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Events for February 08, 2019

  • Repeating EventMeet USC: Admission Presentation, Campus Tour, and Engineering Talk

    Fri, Feb 08, 2019

    Viterbi School of Engineering Undergraduate Admission

    Workshops & Infosessions


    This half day program is designed for prospective freshmen (HS juniors and younger) and family members. Meet USC includes an information session on the University and the Admission process, a student led walking tour of campus, and a meeting with us in the Viterbi School. During the engineering session we will discuss the curriculum, research opportunities, hands-on projects, entrepreneurial support programs, and other aspects of the engineering school. Meet USC is designed to answer all of your questions about USC, the application process, and financial aid.

    Reservations are required for Meet USC. This program occurs twice, once at 8:30 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m.

    Please make sure to check availability and register online for the session you wish to attend. Also, remember to list an Engineering major as your "intended major" on the webform!

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    Location: Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC) - USC Admission Office

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Posted By: Viterbi Admission

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  • Individual Grammar Tutorials

    Fri, Feb 08, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Student Affairs

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Viterbi graduate and undergraduate students are invited to sign up for individual grammar assistance from professors at the Engineering Writing Program. Sign up for one-on-one individual sessions here: http://bit.ly/grammaratUSC

    Questions? Email helenhch@usc.edu

    Location: Olin Hall of Engineering (OHE) - 106

    Audiences: Graduate and Undergraduate Students

    Posted By: Helen Choi

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  • W.V.T. RUSCH ENGINEERING HONORS COLLOQUIUM

    Fri, Feb 08, 2019 @ 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Prof. Char Miller, W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis & History, Pomona College

    Talk Title: It Never Rains (Except When it Does): Drought and Deluge in the Making of Southern California

    Host: EHP and Dr. Prata

    Location: Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center (SAL) - 101

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Amanda McCraven

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  • PhD Defense - Wolfgang Hoenig

    Fri, Feb 08, 2019 @ 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Computer Science

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    Title: Motion Coordination for Large Multi-Robot Teams in Obstacle-Rich Environments PhD Candidate: Wolfgang Hoenig Date and Time: Friday, February 8, 2019, 1:00 PM in RTH406
    Committee: Nora Ayanian, Gaurav Sukhatme, Sven Koenig, and Vijay Kumar

    Abstract:
    Using multiple robots is important for search-and-rescue, mining, entertainment, and warehouse automation, where robots must often operate in constrained, perhaps even maze-like environments. Motion coordination is a fundamental building block in such scenarios. In this work, two components of motion coordination are considered: motion planning and motion execution. For motion planning, ideas from discrete planning and continuous optimization are combined. The resulting approach can produce plans for hundreds of heterogeneous robots within minutes. For motion execution, motion planning and traditional motion execution methods are coupled with a feedback term. The approaches are demonstrated on different teams of robots, including ground robot teams, quadrotor teams, and heterogeneous teams.

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 406

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Lizsl De Leon

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