Lecture and Seminar Series

Viterbi Lecture

The Viterbi Lecture was created as the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s premier academic distinction in information technology and digital communications, an area of research in which the school of Engineering is a national leader. Each year, an awardee who has made fundamental contributions of profound impact in communication will present the Viterbi Lecture.

MHI Pioneer Series

The MHI Pioneer series honors leaders in the department for the contribution to the field of electrical engineering in general, and to USC EE specifically. This year’s speaker is non other than Andrew Viterbi, namesake of the USC School of Engineering and USC electrical engineering professors.

Munushian Keynote Lecture

The late Jack Munushian was a long-time USC professor of electrical engineering and the right-hand man of Zohrab Kaprielian, a storied engineering dean and provost at USC. The Munushian Keynote Lecture invites renowned speakers such as Nobel Laureates in the field of Electrophysics.

Munushian Visiting Seminar Series

The Munushian Visiting Seminar Series is supported by an endowment from the late Jack Munushian to the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering – Electrophysics. Internationally renowned individuals with visionary perspectives on the fields that impact Electrical Engineering present their latest research developments at USC. The Munushian Visiting Seminar Series is targeted towards all USC students and faculty — as such all are welcome and invited to participate.

Distinguished Lecturer Series

The Department of Electrical Engineering Distinguished Lecturer Series brings in internationally recognized researchers known for their contributions in areas of relevance to USC and the research community at large. DLS speakers are selected for their superior caliber in cutting edge research as well as their ability to convey the complexities of their work to a general audience.

Ming Hsieh Institute Supported Seminars

The Ming Hsieh Institute Supported Seminars brings together academia and industry speakers to present their latest ground breaking research.