Blog Intro

Welcome to our department blog. Here, our students, professors, and alumni can share personal stories and insights.

We encourage or community members to use this space as a forum for anything interesting within the world of USC and Electrical Engineering that they might want to talk about. If you have an idea for an article - even a rough idea - send us an email!

Electrical Engineering: My Window into a Diverse World

June 15, 2017

As a polymath, I chose engineering because it was the best lens through which to understand many things I’m passionate about: community, problem-solving, math, music, fitness, physics, technology, and more.

In Memory of Dr. John O’Brien, My Supervisor and Friend.

April 19, 2017

John, I know you worked very hard and handled so many things with your patience, insight and intelligence. Day and night, weekend and holidays – for the school and for us. You might be a little bit tired. It’s time to take a break, get some sleep, and rest in peace.

What will humans do next? Ask a machine

April 7, 2017

New advancements in machine learning are getting the technology closer than ever to predicting the behavior of the most unpredictable of subjects – humans.

The machines are coming!

April 5, 2017

Neural networks and AI shouldn’t be seen as a technology that will replace humanity. Instead, it can lead to an era of greatly improved human understanding and communication.

A PhD Student From Nepal Discovers He Isn’t Alone

March 13, 2017

Last month I organized the first ever Open House for EE PhD students. It was a chance for all of us, despite our different areas of research and backgrounds to come together, get to know each other, and maybe even collaborate.