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When worlds conVeRge
December 21, 2016
Engineers, designers and storytellers come together in VR
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They 3D printed hands for children in Syria; now they’re 3D printing eyewear for children in Los Angeles
December 20, 2016
3D printed projects by students get ready to go from lab to market, including one 'Spectacles Squad'
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Viterbi Faculty Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows
December 12, 2016
Mark Humayun and Shri Narayanan recognized for innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact
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Celebrating the 7th Annual Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Research Festival
December 05, 2016
The day-long event brought together students, faculty, and industry leaders to share in the research being done in the department.
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Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs
November 14, 2016
Members of 17 burgeoning startups and their mentors recently met for the kickoff of the seventh annual Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.
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10 Years as the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering
October 31, 2016
The endowment of $35 million was the largest department naming at USC, and one of the largest ever for an EE department anywhere in the world.
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New Research Center envisions IoT Applied to Personalized Learning
October 22, 2016
A joint center between USC Rossier and USC Viterbi might make the 'Internet of Things' a staple of K-12 classrooms
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Rosa's Choice
October 14, 2016
A trailblazing alumna and surgeon-engineer describes how she lived in two countries and between two dreams at once
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Creating a Better Environmental Monitoring System
October 11, 2016
Three Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Professors Win NSF Grant to Address Grand Challenges in Wireless Communication
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Fall 2016 USC Viterbi Magazine
October 07, 2016
Check out the latest issue of our digital magazine!
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USC Viterbi Establishes Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things (CCI)
October 05, 2016
Bringing together top faculty to provide thought leadership on smart cities and to secure infrastructure
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Professor Chongwu Zhou thinks small - very small.
October 05, 2016
Carbon nanotubes, 50 thousand times smaller than the width of a human hair, are making smartphones faster - and flexible.
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Three Ming Hsieh EE Professors Win NSF Grant to Address Grand Challenges
October 05, 2016
Professors Mike Chen (principal investigator), Keith Chugg, and Mahta Moghaddam, have been awarded a grant as part of the NSF's project to address grand challenges in wireless communication and access. Chen, Chugg, and Moghaddam's project is focused on environmental monitoring. https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1643004&HistoricalAwards=false
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How Often Are Women Seen/Heard on Screen?
September 26, 2016
New Software Co-Developed By SAIL Lab Will Tell You
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Alan Willner: IEEE Fellow, Photonics Pioneer, self-described “Creeping Goo”
September 26, 2016
Photonics Pioneer and Orthodox Jew, Alan Willner runs a lab made up of students from countries that aren't always the best of friends.
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Northrop Grumman-USC partnership, a pioneering force in basic science
September 15, 2016
Inaugural event highlights strategic vision for future industry-supported research
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New York Times: How Long Is an Actress Onscreen?
September 14, 2016
A tool co-developed by Shri Narayanan with Google and GDI to analyze representation in film was featured.
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Engineers, Heroes and Beautiful Data
September 13, 2016
How USC Viterbi’s Mahta Moghaddam is helping preserve NASA’s SMAP satellite mission
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Ming Hsieh Institute Hosts Undergraduate Open House
September 08, 2016
Over 100 students and professors gathered to learn more about Electrical Engineering and hear from student leaders and clubs about research and internships.
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Wisdom of Swarm
August 29, 2016
What ants, pigeons, and bacteria can teach us about collective intelligence
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In Memory of Judith Love Cohen: Mother, Wife, Friend, Author, Engineer
July 29, 2016
Alumna, B.S. EE ’57, M.S. EE ’62, played a key role in bringing Apollo 13 astronauts home.
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Social Work Today: Social Services Software-Evaluating Therapist Empathy With Psychotherapy Software
July 25, 2016
Shri Narayanan's research, which focuses on developing software that can detect therapist empathy as a tool for training, was featured.
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Machine Learning Puts New Lens on Autism Screening and Diagnostics
July 06, 2016
New Algorithms Reduce Redundancies, Improve Efficiency and Identify More Specific Behavioral Targets for Intervention
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In Memoriam: Simon Ramo, 103
June 29, 2016
The pioneering aerospace engineer co-founded TRW, taught electrical engineering at USC Viterbi and was a generous donor to the university
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Business Insider: Here's How a Computer Knows if You're Heading for a Breakup
June 27, 2016
Research by Shrikanth Narayanan and colleagues finding that a computer algorithm programmed to predict whether a couple was likely to break up was mentioned.
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Nature: Google Moves Closer to a Universal Quantum Computer
June 27, 2016
Daniel Lidar was quoted about quantum computing advances.
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Insoon Yang Joins Ming Hsieh Electrical Engineering Faculty
June 23, 2016
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Pierluigi Nuzzo Joins Ming Hsieh Electrical Engineering Faculty
June 23, 2016
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USC Viterbi-Bayeco Team Selected for US-China EcoPartnership Program
June 07, 2016
Partners selected by US State Department and Chinese Government to focus on reducing harmful emissions
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USC Viterbi and Tsinghua University Celebrate 10 Years of Shared Research
June 06, 2016
Two Universities. One Shared Vision for Better Futures.
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