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  • Repeating EventSix Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Executive Education

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: IISE Faculty, IISE

    Talk Title: Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement

    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: Corporate and Professional Programs

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

    Location: Online

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

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    Posted By: Karen Escobar

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  • Prospective Students: Chat with a USC Rep

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Graduate Admission

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Interested in Master's or PhD programs in engineering or computer science?

    You are cordially invited to meet representatives from the Viterbi School of Engineering on an online webinar.

    Students who have earned or are in the process of earning a Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a hard science (such as physics, biology, or chemistry) are welcome to attend to learn more about applying to our graduate programs.

    The session will include information on the following topics:

    - Master's & PhD programs in engineering and computer science
    - How to Apply
    - Scholarships and funding
    - Student life at USC and in Los Angeles

    There will also be sufficient time for questions.

    We look forward to seeing you there.
    Event Password: Fighton1

    Location: Webex

    WebCast Link: https://uscviterbi.webex.com/uscviterbi/onstage/g.php?MTID=e180508fa02f17f134748d9b1b50ecb5c

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: camila tabar

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  • WiSE Game Break

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Receptions & Special Events


    Who's got game? Join us for a casual afternoon of WiSE trivia, games, and laughs.

    This event is for USC faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

    Please RSVP in advance for the Zoom link.

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAoceygrTwiGNAHgwy5nhnb0-NiDU5lO2cZ

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: USC WiSE

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  • Repeating EventUndergraduate Advisement Drop-in Hours

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

    Computer Science

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Do you have a quick question? The CS advisement team will be available for drop-in live chat advisement for declared undergraduate students in our four majors during the fall semester on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm PDT. Access the live chat on our website at: https://www.cs.usc.edu/chat/

    Location: Online

    Audiences: Undergrad

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    Posted By: USC Computer Science

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  • Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. – Firmware Engineering Info Session

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. would like to invite you to their Virtual Open House Info Session Series!

    Topic: Firmware Engineering
    Dates: Tuesday, October 27
    Time: 2:00 PM PST / 5:00 PM EST
    Duration: 1 hour

    Please go to Viterbi Career Gateway for more registration information.

    At these events, students will learn about Samsung Semiconductors (SSI) Intern Program and the opportunities Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. have available for summer 2021. The events focus around five different functional areas and each day, they will feature a speaker from one of their R&D labs. At SSI, students have the opportunity to work with the teams that create new computing system architectures needed to support emerging machine learning applications, internet of things (IoT) and edge computing that benefit millions of users. The program will give students the opportunity to work on unique solutions that address some of the world's most complex technological challenges.

    Come join SSI and find out what exciting opportunities they have planned for the summer interns in 2021 and have a chance to win some Samsung prizes!

    More Information: SAMSUNG FLYER.jpg

    Audiences: All Viterbi

    Posted By: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • ISE 651 - Epstein Seminar

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 03:30 PM - 04:50 PM

    Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Dr. Satish Kumar Thittamaranahalli (T. K. Satish Kumar), Research Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Talk Title: A Near-Linear-Time Graph-Embedding Algorithm with Applications

    Host: Prof. Suvrajeet Sen

    More Information: October 27, 2020.pdf

    Location: Online/Zoom

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Grace Owh

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  • WiSE Alumna Talk: HIP Careers STEM from Creating Opportunities

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Receptions & Special Events


    Speaker:
    Laura Bradley
    Ph.D., Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, USC, 2015
    Current: Assistant Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Abstract: Opportunities to make scientific discoveries and learn new skills are what drove me to pursue a career in academic research. Now as an assistant professor in STEM, I am motivated to create those opportunities for the next generation of scientists and engineers. This talk will cover the "why", "how", and "so what?" of seizing opportunities to create a rewarding career in STEM.


    This event is for USC faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

    Please RSVP in advance for the Zoom link.

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kEFy2685TdOqxCcFzTdNSA

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: USC WiSE

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  • Mork Family Department Fall Virtual Seminars - Kandis Leslie Abdul-Aziz

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 04:00 PM - 05:20 PM

    Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Kandis Leslie Abdul-Aziz, University of California, Riverside

    Talk Title: DEFECT ENGINEERING AS A TOOL TO TUNE THE ACTIVITY, SELECTIVITY AND STABILITY OF NI-FE CATALYSTS

    Abstract: https://usc.zoom.us/j/93139729396?pwd=UmNqVmVac1BGcEZoVEgxaGNnRzVaUT09
    Meeting ID: 931 3972 9396
    Passcode: 514283


    Host: Shaama Sharada

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Greta Harrison

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  • DEN@Viterbi Live Chat with Alumni: Midwest

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 06:00 PM - 06:45 PM

    Distance Education Network, Viterbi School of Engineering Graduate Admission

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Join USC Viterbi for a virtual chat session with USC Viterbi representatives and DEN@Viterbi alumni. Prospective graduate engineering and computer science students will have the opportunity to ask DEN@Viterbi alumni questions about their online experience and learn more about USC Viterbi's online DEN@Viterbi delivery method.

    Event Time: 6:00pm-6:45pm Central Daylight Time (CDT)
    (4pm-4:45pm Pacific Daylight Time)

    Register Now!

    WebCast Link: https://uscviterbi.webex.com/uscviterbi/onstage/g.php?MTID=e38d78383a77c1f337f5cebc242b37366

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Corporate & Professional Programs

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  • Research Talk: Spatial Computing and Haptics Robotics

    Tue, Oct 27, 2020 @ 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Computer Science

    Student Activity


    Are you interested in pursuing research? ACM is holding a research talk with two panelists! The first talk is with Yijun Li who does research at the Spatial Computing and Informatics Laboratory. The second talk is with Heather Culbertson who does research at the HaRVI (Haptics Robotics and Virtual Interaction) Lab. Come to learn more about the research they're doing!

    Yijun Li is a third year Ph.D. student at USC who does research around spatial computing which includes building machine learning models for spatiotemporal data analysis to solve real world problems!

    Dr. Heather Culbertson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science who does research focused on the design and control of haptic devices and rendering systems, human-robot interaction, and virtual reality!

    RSVP Link: https://forms.gle/eptfqwboLkLkeR9m9

    Join the zoom link here: https://usc.zoom.us/j/93259109764

    Location: Online - Zoom

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/93259109764

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Joshua Argote Medrano on behalf of ACM

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