News - October 2022
State of the School 2022: The Importance of Being Enduring
In his annual address, Dean Yannis Yortsos recapped a transformative year and celebrated the 50th anniversaries of three major USC Viterbi institutions.
Artificial Intelligence in Space – USC's Information Sciences Institute is on a Mission
Astronaut Danny Olivas joins ISI's Visual Intelligence and Multimedia Analytics Laboratory (VIMAL) to look for ways to use AI in space.
Haylee Mota Can Only See Light and Shadows. Yet She Sees So Much More.
USC Viterbi sophomore reimagines telepresence robots for the visually impaired.
New Faculty to Boost USC Strength in Optimization and Quantum Algorithms
Giacomo Nannicini, whose work spans fields as varied as map navigation and optimized building design, comes to the Epstein Department following six years at IBM Research.
A Marriage of Engineering and Public Policy: USC's Global Space and Deterrence Program Returns
The executive education program aims to educate senior leaders from the military, government, and innovation communities about the intersection of public policy and engineering.
USC Viterbi Receives Gift to Expand Diversity Initiatives
Al and Michele Williams Work to Remove Barriers to Success For Underrepresented Students in STEM.
Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Science by Looking at Citations
USC's Information Sciences Institute researchers used artificial intelligence to study gender disparities in science.
New wearable device measures the changing size of tumors below the skin
Electronically sensitive, skin-like membrane can measure changes in tumor size to the hundredth of a millimeter. It represents a new, faster and more accurate approach to screen cancer drugs.
Baby Talk: Detecting Signs of Toxic Stress in Infants
A computer science doctoral student is working with a local children's hospital to help clinicians detect signs of toxic stress in infants using artificial intelligence.
USC ISI Research Shows a Promising Future for Animal-like Computer Vision
USC's Information Sciences Institute researchers present a pathway for adapted biological retinae in machines so their vision can mimic animal eyes.
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