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April 2018
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Three USC Viterbi professors receive the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award for outstanding work in the classroom and innovative approaches to research.
Keeping Her Promise
Glenda "Milly" Rodriguez, president of the USC chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, assured her parents she would become the first in her family to graduate from college. That day is coming soon.
Imagine Swallowing a Battery. Now Imagine an Electronic Pill Powered by Your Own Stomach.
Professor Dina El-Damak works to create low-power circuits and batteries with important biomedical applications.
Startup Central
The 2018 Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition showcased several burgeoning firms with strong technology and prospects.
Burning Tumors Away
Thanks to these USC Viterbi researchers, doctors may soon be able to see a brain tumor burned away in real time.
How do you upgrade an archaic biomedical device? Make it "self-aware"
USC start-up Senseer has developed microsensing technologies to improve care for patients with hydrocephalus.
USC's Chapter of National Society of Black Engineers Named Best in the Nation
The national honor reflects USC NSBE's strength in "academic excellence, professional development, and community outreach."
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Announces 2018 Commencement Speakers
A.C. "Mike" Markkula, Jr., Wanda Austin, Harel Kodesh to keynote undergraduate and graduate ceremonies.
'Determined optimism' is key at "An Evening with Biotech's Best"
Panel discussion explores individual paths in scientific innovation and perspectives on the future of biotechnology.
ISI Researchers to "Model the World" with New DARPA Award
New project led by Yolanda Gil receives $13 million DARPA award to apply artificial intelligence to large-scale integrated modeling.
Gift by Dwight J. Baum to Name Maker Space at USC Viterbi
The Baum Family Maker Space will establish a new hub for undergraduate student innovation.
Three USC Viterbi engineers recognized at Latino Alumni Association's 44th annual scholarship gala
Diana Valenzuela takes home the night's top honor: the John R. Hubbard Award.
Optimizing chemotherapy schedules using evolutionary game theory
USC Viterbi researchers apply biology-based mathematical models to optimize chemotherapy treatment.
When Robots Take the Wheel
In a world of driverless cars, what role will humans play? The answers may lie inside the cockpit of a 747.
AI Tool Promotes Positive Peer Groups to Tackle Substance Abuse
An algorithm created by USC researchers leverages social networks to optimize substance abuse intervention groups for homeless youth.
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