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  • Repeating EventSix Sigma Black Belt

    Tue, Nov 01, 2022 @ 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Executive Education

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Abstract: USC Viterbi School of Engineering's Six Sigma Black 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 Black Belt, you will be equipped to support and champion a Six Sigma implementation in your organization. To earn the USC Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate, you will be required to pass the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineer's Black belt exam (administered on the final day of the course).

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

    Audiences: Registered Attendees

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    Contact: Corporate and Professional Programs

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  • Photonics Seminar - Aydogan Ozcan, Tuesday, November 1 at 1:30pm in EEB 248

    Tue, Nov 01, 2022 @ 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA

    Talk Title: Diffractive Optical Networks & Computational Imaging Without a Computer

    Series: Photonics Seminar Series

    Abstract: I will discuss diffractive optical networks designed by deep learning to all-optically implement various complex functions as the input light diffracts through spatially-engineered surfaces. These diffractive processors designed by deep learning have various applications, e.g., all-optical image analysis, feature detection, object classification, computational imaging and seeing through diffusers, also enabling task-specific camera designs and new optical components for spatial, spectral and temporal beam shaping and spatially-controlled wavelength division multiplexing. These deep learning-designed diffractive systems can broadly impact (1) all-optical statistical inference engines, (2) computational camera and microscope designs and (3) inverse design of optical systems that are task-specific. In this talk, I will give examples of each group, enabling transformative capabilities for various applications of interest in e.g., autonomous systems, defense/security, telecommunications as well as biomedical imaging and sensing.

    Biography: Dr. Aydogan Ozcan is the Chancellor's Professor and the Volgenau Chair for Engineering Innovation at UCLA and an HHMI Professor with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, leading the Bio- and Nano-Photonics Laboratory at UCLA School of Engineering and is also the Associate Director of the California NanoSystems Institute. Dr. Ozcan is elected Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), holds>55 issued/granted patents, and is the author of one book and the co-author of >950 peer-reviewed publications in major scientific journals and conferences. Dr. Ozcan is the founder and a member of the Board of Directors of Lucendi Inc., Hana Diagnostics, Pictor Labs, as well as Holomic/Cellmic LLC, which was named a Technology Pioneer by The World Economic Forum in 2015. Dr. Ozcan is also a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the International Photonics Society (SPIE), the Optical Society of America (OSA), the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the American Physical Society (APS) and the Guggenheim Foundation, and has received major awards including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, International Commission for Optics (ICO) Prize, Joseph Fraunhofer Award & Robert M. Burley Prize (Optica), Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award (SPIE), Rahmi M. Koc Science Medal, International Photonics Society Early Career Achievement Award (SPIE), Army Young Investigator Award, NSF CAREER Award, NIH Director's New Innovator Award, Navy Young Investigator Award, IEEE Photonics Society Young Investigator Award and Distinguished Lecturer Award, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Award, National Academy of Engineering The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Award and MIT's TR35 Award for his seminal contributions to computational imaging, sensing and diagnostics. Dr. Ozcan is also listed as a Highly Cited Researcher by Web of Science, Clarivate.

    Host: Mercedeh Khajavikhan

    More Information: Aydogan Ozcan Flyer.pdf

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 248

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Marilyn Poplawski

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  • **No Epstein Institute - ISE 651 Seminar - Due to Rechtin Lecture on 11.3.22**

    Tue, Nov 01, 2022 @ 03:30 PM - 04:50 PM

    Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


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

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Grace Owh

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  • Hosting Outreach Events & Reporting Service/Outreach Hours

    Tue, Nov 01, 2022 @ 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

    USC Viterbi School of Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Join us for a workshop to learn about the requirements for hosting outreach events with minors and how to report service/outreach hours on EngageSC. A representative from the Office of Youth Protection & Programming will be joining us to give an overview of USC’s youth protection policy, requirements, and event registration process. Please ensure that you have access to EngageSC as an “Officer” before the meeting to access the “Service Hours” feature for your organization. For any questions related to service/outreach projects please contact Noe Mora at nmora@usc.edu for assistance.

    Location: Online Event

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Noe Mora

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  • SHPE x VGSA Dia de los Muertos Celebration

    Tue, Nov 01, 2022 @ 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Undergraduate Admission

    Student Activity


    Take a break from studying and come celebrate Dia de Los Muertos with SHPE and VGSA (ASTE, CS, DEIA, and DS Departments)! There will be activities, games, and free food for the first 70 people who attend!

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    Contact: Diana Pham

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