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  • Repeating EventSix Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement

    Tue, Oct 25, 2022 @ 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Executive Education

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: TBD, TBD

    Talk Title: Six Sigma Green Belt

    Abstract: USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement, offered in partnership with the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, allows professionals to learn how to integrate principles of business, statistics, and engineering to achieve tangible results. Master the use of Six Sigma to quantify the critical quality issues in your company. Once the issues have been quantified, statistics can be applied to provide probabilities of success and failure. Six Sigma methods increase productivity and enhance quality. As a USC Six Sigma Green Belt, you will be equipped to support and champion a Six Sigma implementation in your organization. To earn the USC Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate, you will be required to pass the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineer's green belt exam (administered on the final day of the course).

    Host: Executive Education

    More Info: https://viterbiexeced.usc.edu/engineering-program-areas/six-sigma-lean-certification/six-sigma-green-belt-process-improvement/

    Audiences: Registered Attendees

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    Contact: Corporate and Professional Programs

    Event Link: https://viterbiexeced.usc.edu/engineering-program-areas/six-sigma-lean-certification/six-sigma-green-belt-process-improvement/

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  • Visa Inc. Coffee Chats

    Tue, Oct 25, 2022 @ 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions

    Are you interested in talking to a Visa recruiter about what will make your resume stand out?

    Date: Tuesday, October 25th
    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. please stop by anytime between this time frame. If the room reaches max capacity, please wait outside or come back at a later time.
    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall (RTH) 211

    Come join a group coffee chat where you can chat with one of Visas University Recruiters about everything ranging from the application process, resume dos and donts, and how to nail your interview!

    This session is open to students interested in technical and non-technical roles who are looking to stand out among the rest in the application process! Come for conversation and coffee, and leave with a new understanding of why youd be a great fit at Visa!

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 211

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • MHI Photonics Seminar - Ayman Abouraddy, Tuesday, October 25th at 3pm in MCB 102

    Tue, Oct 25, 2022 @ 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Ayman F. Abouraddy, University of Central Florida

    Talk Title: Space-time wave packets: A new frontier for structured light

    Series: Photonics Seminar Series

    Abstract: Exercising control over the spatial degrees of freedom of the optical field has continued to yield breakthroughs over the past few decades, ranging from the discovery of Bessel beams and beams endowed with orbital angular momentum, to optical tweezers and traps, and the manipulation of the field in multimode optical fibers. Separately, but in parallel with these efforts, ultrafast pulse shaping has revolutionized our control over the temporal degree of freedom of the optical field. The spatial and temporal realms in optics have led for the most part independent lives with few examples of creative intersections. In this talk I show that precise, joint sculpting of the spatial and temporal degrees of freedom of optical fields - rather than modulating each separately - yields a new class of pulsed beams that I call 'space-time' (ST) wave packets. Surprising and useful optical behaviors are exhibited by ST wave packets when freely propagating or when interacting with photonic devices, leading to a new frontier for the study of structured light. I will share our recent experimental and theoretical results from this rapidly emerging topic and sketch potential applications that could benefit from ST wave packets.

    Biography: Ayman F. Abouraddy received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, in 1994 and 1997, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Boston University, Boston, MA, in 2003, all in electrical engineering. In 2003 he joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a postdoctoral fellow, and then became a Research Scientist at the Research Laboratory of Electronics in 2005. He is the coauthor of more than 130 journal publications, 240 conference presentations, and 70 invited talks; he holds seven patents, and has three patents pending, and is a fellow of the OSA. He joined CREOL, The College of Optics & Photonics, at the University of Central Florida as an assistant professor in September 2008 and was promoted to full professor in August 2017. His recent research interests are in the area of structured light, particularly in the emerging field of space-time optics and photonics, in addition to quantum optics and quantum information processing.

    Host: Mercedeh Khajavikhan

    More Information: Ayman Abouraddy Flyer.pdf

    Location: Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience (MCB) - 102

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Marilyn Poplawski

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  • Epstein Institute - ISE 651 Seminar

    Tue, Oct 25, 2022 @ 03:30 PM - 04:50 PM

    Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Dr. Simge Kucukyavuz, Professor, Dept. of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences, Northwestern University

    Talk Title: TBD

    Host: Dr. Andres Gomez

    Location: Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center (GER) - GER 206

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Grace Owh

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  • MFD Seminar With Professor Kelsey Stoerzinger

    MFD Seminar With Professor Kelsey Stoerzinger

    Tue, Oct 25, 2022 @ 04:00 PM - 05:20 PM

    Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Professor Kelsey Stoerzinger, Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor, Oregon State University

    Talk Title: MFD Seminar With Professor Kelsey Stoerzinger

    Series: MFD Distinguished Lecture Series

    Biography: Expertise and Interests:
    Kelsey Stoerzinger's research interests span the (electro)chemical transformation of molecules into fuels, chemical feedstocks, and recovered resources. Special emphasis is put on the use of abundant elements to drive these reactions in an economical and scalable manner by renewable electricity. Surface science approaches are used to probe the reaction mechanism by in situ and operando X-ray and vibrational spectroscopies. In 2021, she received the NSF CAREER award for her work in seawater electrolysis.

    Scientist -“ Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (joint appointment, 2018-present)
    Linus Pauling Postdoctoral Fellow -“ Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2016-2018)
    Ph.D. -“ Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2011-2016)
    M.Phil. -“ Physics, University of Cambridge, Churchill Fellow (2010-2011)
    B.S. -“ Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University (2006-2010)

    Host: Professor Sharada, Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

    Location: James H. Zumberge Hall Of Science (ZHS) - 352

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Anthony Tritto

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