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Viterbi Alum Ming Hsieh Makes Record Donation To Name USC’s Electrical Engineering Department

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October 22, 2006 —

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

Putting a Fingerprint on Electrical Engineering -
Oct 22, 2006

Cogent, Inc. co-founder and Viterbi School alumnus Ming Hsieh has given $35 million to name the School's oldest and most prominent department. Read this cover story about him from the upcoming Fall/Winter 2006 USC Viterbi Engineer magazine.
Viterbi School Celebrates a Momentous Gift to Name the Department of Electrical Engineering
Oct 24, 2006

The Viterbi School celebrates a record-breaking gift and naming of the third department in its history at a red-carpet ceremony held in the Ronald Tutor Hall Courtyard.
USC Electrical Engineering: Innovation and Excellence
Oct 22, 2006
With 54 tenured or tenure-track faculty, the new USC Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering is the Viterbi School's largest, and one of the largest of its kind in the nation. Learn about some of the department's extraordinary milestones during its 100 years of rich history.

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History, Innovation and New Milestones: The Story of Electrical Engineering at USC 

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