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News - October 2020
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Alice Parker, co-author of Women in Microelectronics (2020), answers questions about her journey as an "unconventional" engineer incorporating neuroscience in her work.
Maryam Shanechi Receives Prestigious New Innovator NIH Grant
One of only 53 in the U.S. to receive such an award, she will use the $2.4M grant for a better understanding of the brain
Bistra Dilkina Named CAIS Co-Director
The USC Viterbi associate professor wants to expand the footprint of the center, which brings together AI and social work to find solutions to major societal problems.
Unlocking the Secrets of the Smallest Dwarf Planet
JPL Engineer and Adjunct USC Viterbi Professor Ryan Park confirms that dwarf planet Ceres is water-rich and geologically active.
"Viterbi vs. Pandemics!" Lecture 1: Modeling Epidemics
Inaugural lecture in 10-part series focuses on modeling epidemics as a chemical reaction process.
"Viterbi vs. Pandemics!" Lecture 2: Fluid Dynamics of the Spread of COVID-19
The second lecture in the 10-part series focuses on how the virus spreads in droplets and what masks are most effective.
"Viterbi vs. Pandemics!" Lecture 3: Biology and Disinfection for COVID-19
Ray Irani Chair in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Andrea Armani discussed new approaches to sterilizing medical equipment to meet the urgent needs of doctors during the pandemic.
Graphs: The Hidden Ingredient to More Realistic Simulations
New PhD graduate Alana Shine researches graph theory, which can help create more accurate models of disease spread.
USC Viterbi Researchers Lay New Groundwork For Designing Biological Inspired Artificial Intelligence
Findings Published In Scientific Reports Employs New Methods And Tools For Decoding How Cognition, Creativity And Even Disease Evolve In The Brain.
Urgent Times Call for Urgent Measures
USC ISI scientists research urgency detection in short crisis situations through social media.
The Secretive Networks Used to Move Money Offshore
Researchers at USC Viterbi have uncovered a highly unusual network pattern within the Panama Papers, showing how fortunes can be easily hidden in secretive offshore shell corporations, and how these remain difficult to trace and take down.
When Bots Do the Negotiating, Humans More Likely to Engage in Deceptive Techniques
Series of studies reveal conditions under which humans more likely to act deceptively through virtual intermediaries.
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