News - February 2023
Using Robots to Fight Toxic Algae
USC computer scientists and biologists have teamed up to tackle harmful algae blooms using "smart" robots.
Machines, Are They Smarter Than a Six-Year-Old?
Researchers at USC Viterbi's Information Sciences Institute are developing an algorithm that teaches machines to learn without human supervision.
Alumnus Makes Space Dreams Come True
Propulsion engineer Roderic Vanderscoff helps Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket reach orbit.
USC Viterbi Honors Inaugural A.V. 'Bal' Balakrishnan Award Recipients
Awardees made important contributions in the area of mathematics of systems.
The Single Oil Spill that Can Disrupt the Global Energy Supply
A maritime area three times the size of the city of London holds the highest risk for oil spills in the Gulf which can have devastating consequences locally and globally.
A Faster, More Efficient Way to Solve Partial Differential Equations
A new method from Wade Hsu's group is up to 30,000,000 times faster than existing methods – a game-changer for nanophotonics research and many other disciplines.
Constantine Sideris One of 25 Researchers Honored by Office of Naval Research
USC Viterbi assistant professor receives three-year grant to pursue work in biomedical sensing, health monitoring.
Having Trouble Remembering Your Password? Forget About It!
Cybersecurity researcher Jelena Mirkovic weighs in on recent security breaches, talks about her work and gives password tips.
USC Student Wins Big for Plastic Waste Capture Device
Inspired by the plastic pollution problem in his home country, USC computer science student receives $25,000 prize in global IBM competition.
Catching Some Z's is a Challenge for Millions. Can Wristbands Help Solve the Problem?
Professor Michael Khoo and his SleepHuB partners look at a range of technologies to uncover sleep problems.
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