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Events for November 10, 2021

  • Graduate Programs in Civil Engineering

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Graduate Admission

    Workshops & Infosessions



    This webinar is for you if you are considering a graduate program in Civil Engineering. USC's Sonny Astani Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering has a doctoral program as well as a general and eight Civil Engineering specialization Master's programs.

    Civil Engineering professors Dr. Lucio Soibelman and Dr. Bora Gencturk will provide insight into the programs and will be available to answer your questions.

    We look forward to seeing you there.

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9YFrgqVlSkmD2rlAHMykSA

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: William Schwerin

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  • UCAN Virtual Internship Fair

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Receptions & Special Events


    Join us to meet with 80+ organizations (from the following industries: finance/consulting, technology, non-profits, museums, education, publishing, public health & more).

    You can connect via group and one-on-one video chats while learning about their internship opportunities.

    To register, log into UCAN -> Events-> Career Fairs-> Click on -> Attend -> Check out organizations, fill out profile & upload resume.

    WebCast Link: https://ucan-csm.symplicity.com/index.php/pid353200?

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: USC Career Center

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  • Virtual Trojan Talk with Cultural Vistas - Alfa Fellowship Program to Russia

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Information Technology Program (ITP)

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Gain competitive skills for the global workplace plus experience in the business, policy, and cultural environments of Russia and the region. This unparalleled opportunity has enabled over 200 professionals from the U.S., U.K., and Germany to elevate their careers since 2004.

    The Alfa Fellowship Program is an 11-month, fully funded fellowship program that begins with language training in the fellow's home country before departure, followed by a group language course in Moscow. Alfa fellows also attend a seminar program to gain an in-depth look at contemporary Russia and to discuss current affairs there. Fellows then complete work placements at prominent organizations, including private companies, media outlets, think tanks, and foundations. Trips to different cities in the region are interspersed throughout the program year.

    Program Benefits:

    - Gain high-level professional development experience in Russia at private companies, law firms, media outlets, think tanks, and foundations
    - Immerse in contemporary Moscow and experience everyday life in this vibrant capital city
    - Travel to three regions in Russia and a neighboring country through program organized trips
    - Learn from experts through the Moscow seminar series and lectures at a leading Russian university
    - Receive a monthly stipend, private accommodation in the center of Moscow, all program-related travel costs including round-trip travel to Russia, and insurance coverage
    - Strengthen Russian language skills through private tutoring before departure and group language classes upon arrival in Moscow
    - Connect with alumni around the world through the Alfa Fellowship Alumni Association and Cultural Vistas Alumni Network


    RSVP via the Events > Trojan Talks tab in connectSC to attend and receive webinar details*

    * There is no GPA requirement to attend these events*

    *This Trojan Talk is being hosted virtually. All interested participants are required to register via ConnectSC. Once registered, you will receive the login details via email.

    WebCast Link: https://careers.usc.edu/connectsc/

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: USC Career Center

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  • Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Computer Science

    Receptions & Special Events


    Bi-Weekly regular faculty meeting for invited full-time Computer Science faculty only. Event details emailed directly to attendees.

    Location: TBD

    Audiences: Invited Faculty Only

    Contact: Assistant to CS chair

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  • LinkedIn Workshop with Senior Director, Ryan Zervakos

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Join Senior Director, Ryan Zervakos, for an interactive LinkedIn workshop.

    This session will cover:

    1. Why LinkedIn? Get a better understanding of how and why LinkedIn is the best place to be for your career journey.
    2. Your profile: understand that this is NOT your resume, its your story. Examples of other students and how they take advantage of their unique stories to get the best job for them.
    3. Growing your network: best practices on how to easily grow your network with LinkedIn giving you the most opportunity to land that job you want.
    4. Posting content: student examples of organic content on LinkedIn. Get the most out of LinkedIn when you engage with others and share your story.
    5. LinkedIn Learning: The platform to use when you want to differentiate yourself and bridge a skills gap.

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections

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  • Repeating EventCS Undergraduate Live Chat Drop-in Advisement

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

    Computer Science

    Student Activity


    CS Advisors will be available on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays this fall from 1:30pm to 2:30pm to assist undergraduates in our four majors (CSCI, CSBA, CSGA, and CECS) via Live Chat. Access the live chat through our website at https://cs.usc.edu/chat

    Location: Online - Live Chat

    Audiences: Undergrad

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    Contact: USC Computer Sciecne

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  • Center of Autonomy and AI, Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things, and Ming Hsieh Institute Seminar Series

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Bardh Hoxha, Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) in Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Talk Title: Verification and Control for Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems

    Series: Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Things

    Abstract: As Cyber-Physical Systems are becoming more autonomous, there is an increasing need for methods that ensure safety and reliability. In this talk, we present requirements-based approaches that can be used for automated testing, monitoring, and control synthesis of CPS. The methods utilize ideas from three important areas in CPS research: formal methods, machine learning, and control theory. We illustrate our methods on problems from the automotive industry.


    Biography: Bardh Hoxha is Senior Principal Scientist at Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His research interests include the development of practical testing and verification methods for autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). His research draws from areas such as formal methods, logics, control theory and machine learning. Bardh has published over three dozen papers on these methods to top level journals and conferences. Previously, Bardh was an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at Southern Illinois University. Prior to that, he completed his PhD in Computer Science at Arizona State University, where he received the Outstanding CS PhD student award. His thesis focused on simulation-based methods for testing CPS using formal requirements.

    Host: Pierluigi Nuzzo

    Webcast: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p5OEJlPxQlakO4hqovuGEQ

    Location: Hughes Aircraft Electrical Engineering Center (EEB) - 132

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p5OEJlPxQlakO4hqovuGEQ

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Talyia White

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  • CSCI/DSCI MS Course Planning 101

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 02:30 PM - 03:36 PM

    Computer Science

    Workshops & Infosessions


    With the d-clearance system opening on November 22nd for students in the M.S. Computer Science and Data Science Programs, you may have questions on how to select courses for your program or course sequencing. The Department of Computer Science will be hosting a special information session called "Course Planning 101."

    This session will answer important questions such as "Do I have a balanced course load?", "How do I know if a course is light or heavy?", and "How do I know which elective course is best to take?".

    We will also provide course sequencing tips for our students who are in the Applied Data Science program and interdisciplinary data science programs such as Communication and Healthcare Data Science.

    We will be taking live questions at the end of the session.

    Zoom link sent directly to CS/DS students on 11/4.

    Location: Zoom

    Audiences: Graduate

    Contact: USC Computer Science

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  • AME Seminar

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

    Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars


    Speaker: Dimitri Papamoschou, UC Irvine

    Talk Title: Development of a Linear Surface-Based Model for the Jet Noise Source

    Abstract: The seminar will discuss an effort to formulate an elementary physical model for the jet noise source that can be used for practical prediction of aircraft noise. Although the present analysis is confined to a round single-stream jet, the basic principles can be extended to more complex configurations. The model is defined on a radiator surface at the rotational/irrotational boundary of the jet on which the footprint of the vortical eddies, including their convective speed, is captured. The models building block at a given frequency is a linear pressure event with random origin and random helical mode. The probability density function for the event's axial origin is derived from the statistics of coherent structures in shear layers. The distribution for the helical mode is currently empirical and driven by the need to match the polar directivity of sound emission in the far field. The generic form of the event is a self-similar wavepacket with convective speed based on the mean centerline velocity and shape parameters determined by least-squares matching of the far-field sound pressure level at a wide range of frequencies and polar angles. Initial results indicate that the model reproduces, in a qualitative sense, key statistics of the jet acoustic field, including the near-field space-time correlation, the broadening of the far-field spectral density with increasing polar angle from the jet axis, and the coherence between the near and far fields. For the latter, the analysis indicates that the rapid decline in the coherence with increasing polar angle is primarily due to the randomness of the event's axial origin.

    Biography: Dimitri Papamoschou is a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at University of California, Irvine (UCI). He received his PhD in Aeronautics at Caltech. His research interests include compressible turbulence, jet and fan aeroacoustics, and advanced noise source imaging methods. In jet aeroacoustics, he has shown the potential for noise reduction by asymmetric distortion of the jet velocity field, a concept that has led to several patents. He has also developed low-cost predictive methods for this type of noise reduction based on a special formulation of the acoustic analogy. At UCI he has served in various administrative roles, including department chair, associate dean, and interim dean. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and recipient of the 2017 AIAA Aeroacoustics Award. He serves as an associate editor of the AIAA Journal.

    Host: AME Department

    More Info: https://usc.zoom.us/j/97427241653?pwd=UGd2aXY2b3dsQkxMdzdvcnNBMjRJZz09

    Webcast: https://usc.zoom.us/j/97427241653?pwd=UGd2aXY2b3dsQkxMdzdvcnNBMjRJZz09

    Location: Seaver Science Library (SSL) - 202

    WebCast Link: https://usc.zoom.us/j/97427241653?pwd=UGd2aXY2b3dsQkxMdzdvcnNBMjRJZz09

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Tessa Yao

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  • DEN@Viterbi - Online Graduate Engineering Virtual Information Session

    Wed, Nov 10, 2021 @ 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Distance Education Network, Viterbi School of Engineering Graduate Admission

    Workshops & Infosessions


    Join USC Viterbi School of Engineering for a virtual information session via WebEx, providing an introduction to DEN@Viterbi, our top ranked online delivery system. Discover the 40+ graduate engineering and computer science programs available entirely online.

    Attendees will have the opportunity to connect directly with USC Viterbi representatives during the session to discuss the admission process, program details and the benefits of online delivery.

    Register Today!

    WebCast Link: https://uscviterbi.webex.com/uscviterbi/onstage/g.php?MTID=e74f75144e49e73015389621353d841e5

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Corporate & Professional Programs

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