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Events for September 18, 2023

  • Repeating EventCommunications Hub: Writing and Speaking for PhD Students - Drop In Hours

    Mon, Sep 18, 2023 @ 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Student Affairs

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Viterbi Ph.D. Students!
    Need help with academic and professional writing and speaking tasks? Viterbi faculty at the Hub provide one-on-one help with journal and conference articles, dissertations, fellowship applications, and career communications!
    Drop by RTH 222A on MWF 10am-1pm or make an online appointment via email at eishub@usc.edu.

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 222A

    Audiences: Graduate

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    Contact: Helen Choi

    Event Link: https://sites.google.com/usc.edu/eishub/home

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  • PhD Thesis Proposal - Sabyasachee Baruah

    Mon, Sep 18, 2023 @ 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

    University Calendar


    PhD Thesis Proposal - Sabyasachee Baruah

    Committee Members: Shrikanth Narayanan (Chair), Jonathan May, Kristina Lerman, Emilio Ferrara, and Morteza Dehghani

    Title: Character Resolution and Attribution for Narrative Understanding

    Abstract: Narrativity is a mechanism through which human beings try to understand the world. We computationally define it as characters interacting with each other during events that relate in time and space. We propose a computational pipeline for narrative understanding and discuss its character centric aspects, resolution and attribution of characters. We contribute computational models and novel datasets towards these tasks in both the textual and visual domain. We work towards scaling our methods to long and multimodal narratives, and analyze how they portray characters across different attribute types and time.

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 320

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Melissa Ochoa

    Event Link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/97813866730?pwd=dHRBUG1aQjJJTmxsS1d5ajhNMFZCQT09

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  • Freshman & Sophomore Study Night

    Mon, Sep 18, 2023 @ 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Student Affairs

    Student Activity


    Gear up for Midterm Season with your fellow Freshmen and Sophomores! Enjoy snacks, studying, and some great company.

    This event is open to all Viterbi Freshmen and Sophomores. Hosted by the Viterbi Learning Program.

    RSVP via EngageSC: https://cglink.me/2nB/r391074

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 222

    Audiences: Viterbi Freshmen & Sohpomores

    Contact: Alex Bronz

    Event Link: https://cglink.me/2nB/r391074

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  • HMK USA LLC Information Session

    Mon, Sep 18, 2023 @ 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Attend this session to learn about and apply to an exciting opportunity!

    HMK USA LLC is in search of a minimum of two innovative and motivated engineering students to assist the CEO, Chief Pilot, and Chief Loadmaster in creating dynamic courseware presentation material for training of the U.S. Ally Air Force's Aircrew based on the USAF/USMC pilot and loadmaster training guidelines.

    HMK USA LLC provides militaries with the United States Air Force (USAF) and the United States Marine Corps (USMC) instructor/manpower solutions for operational support and training. HMK USA LLC's flight crew instructors have conducted over 100 flight missions designed to train a U.S. Ally Air Force's Aircrew in how to fly the aircraft across its full mission capabilities. The Chief Pilot and Chief Loadmaster are required to focus on training design and flight operations while overseeing training plan development to include class presentation material.

    Tasks include but are not limited to Working with USAF/USMC Evaluator Pilots and loadmasters in developing courseware Research Aircraft Systems Functions, operations, limits, and operator interactions Research Flight Operations and airspace entry, exit, and use requirements and restrictions Research Aircraft Operational Procedures Collect and organize course design material from the lead Evaluator Pilots/Loadmasters Cross-reference multiple source materials to locate overlaps necessary for in-depth student understanding of material Create dynamic courseware material designed to be utilized for lecture sessions. Create a lecture to be used for reference during the presentation with expounding information Create dynamic courseware material designed for self-study Revise courseware as required by the Chief Pilot and Chief Loadmaster as the end users Participate in Video and Phone collaboration meetings with HMK Flight Staff and CEO Strong possibility for traveling to the country and meet with the instructor team Act as the CEO's Executive Assistant in leading and growing the program Two month trial period for continuation and possibility to continue beyond 6-9 months

    Location: 211

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Nvidia Women In Computing Panel

    Mon, Sep 18, 2023 @ 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Fireside chat with women engineers in Nvidia.

    Location: Online Event

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Thelma Federico Zaragoza

    Event Link: https://engage.usc.edu/WIE/rsvp?id=391019

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