Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering News

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Air Force Young Investigator Awardees to Advance Machine Learning and 3-D Printed Materials

Jan 12, 2018

USC Viterbi Assistant Professors Mahdi Soltanolkotabi and Qiming Wang win US Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Awards.

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Andrew Viterbi and Ming Hsieh Named 2017 NAI Fellows

Dec 14, 2017

The two will be inducted as part of the Seventh Annual NAI Conference of the National Academy of Inventors On  April 5th, 2018, in Washington D.C.

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USC Viterbi Researchers Design Thermal ‘Skin’ to Maintain Temperature of Satellites

Dec 05, 2017

VO2 coated silicon material designed in collaboration with Northrop Grumman performs 20 times better than current semiconductors

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Smart City Consortium formed at USC

Nov 16, 2017

I3 to bring together academics and practitioners in engineering, business to develop a model for IoT-connected cities in the US

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Nanofab Lab Dedicated to Former USC Viterbi Executive Vice Dean John O’Brien

Nov 13, 2017

Michelson Center based facility expected Opening in 2018

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The Stem Cell of Radio

Nov 03, 2017

Marcelo Segura helped build USC’s first Software Defined Radio. Now he’s teaching it to our students.

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A Tale of Two Careers

Oct 13, 2017

Andrew Viterbi Honored at the Ming Hsieh Institute’s Electrical Engineering Pioneer Series.

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USC ISI researchers poised to crack the code on reducing workplace stress

Oct 03, 2017

New research to explore the intersection of data, sensors and artificial intelligence.

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Smart Oil Fields, a Reservoir of Emerging Technologies

Sep 14, 2017

CiSOFT, a joint venture between Chevron and USC Viterbi, creates innovative technologies beyond oil

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Salt and Sand

Sep 13, 2017

Two USC Viterbi Professors are doing uncommon things with very common materials.

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The Seven Secrets of a Beautiful Mind

Sep 07, 2017

Mathematician, M.D., engineer, philosopher and teacher, Athanassios “Thanasis” Fokas shares his secrets for wrestling mathematical juggernauts.

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How Central are Female Characters to a Movie?

Aug 01, 2017

New automated analysis of nearly 1000 scripts by USC finds stereotypes of women, race, and aging are created and reinforced in films

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USC and Georgia Tech Receive $ 6.8 Million for DARPA Project

Jul 12, 2017

Researchers to develop software for real-time graph data analysis ‘at edge of the internet’

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Turning Data into Power

Jun 28, 2017

Three EE Professors Receive $4.2M DARPA Grant to Solve Dispersed Computing

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USC to Lead IARPA Quantum Computing Project

Jun 22, 2017

Initiative to build machine 10,000 times faster than classical computers

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2017 Viterbi Master’s Student Awards

May 23, 2017

Accomplishments of Viterbi Masters students celebrated in inaugural event

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USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

May 23, 2017

Graduating students from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering were recognized on May 10th at the 2017 Undergraduate Viterbi Awards for their academic, leadership, and service achievements.

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USC Viterbi Faculty Awarded Multiple MURI Grants

May 08, 2017

Grants awarded to support cyber security, advance quantum computing and improve materials for energy use

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Up, up and away at the 2017 faculty and staff awards

May 03, 2017

Honoring the work and dedication of USC Viterbi faculty and staff

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USC Viterbi and Jackson State University Seniors Share a Capstone Class on Prototypes for Navigational Devices

May 02, 2017

EE Capstone course leverages DEN platform and iPodia format to allow collaboration between USC in Los Angeles, California and Jackson State in Jackson, Mississippi

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John O’Brien: A Life of Service

Apr 26, 2017

USC Viterbi Remembers Our Favorite Son

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Viterbi Awards Highlight Luminaries, Entrepreneurs and an Algorithm’s 50th Birthday

Apr 25, 2017

The 39th annual Viterbi Awards celebrated the legacy of Andrew Viterbi and recognized industry and alumni leaders alongside emerging startups.

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Mentorship, teamwork, and a lot of patience.

Apr 17, 2017

Post-doc researchers, PhD students, and undergraduates in Shri Narayanan’s lab all work together to combat implicit bias.

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Monitoring Troubles of the Heart

Apr 14, 2017

Mobile sensing system developed by joint USC Dornsife and USC Viterbi team could give couples the power to anticipate each other’s emotional states and adapt behavior

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Researchers Develop New Class of Optoelectronic Materials

Apr 10, 2017

New class of semiconductor materials can be used as light absorber in solar cells

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IN MEMORIAM: John O’Brien, USC Viterbi Executive Vice Dean of Engineering

Apr 02, 2017

John O’Brien, Executive Vice Dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, passed away March 31, 2017

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The Next Amazon?

Mar 29, 2017

The 2017 Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition showcased several promising USC Viterbi student-led startups.

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Four USC Viterbi Professors Win 2017 NSF CAREER Awards

Mar 27, 2017

Felipe de Barros, a civil and environmental engineer, Han Wang, an electrical engineer and Ilias Diakonikolas and Wyatt Lloyd, both computer scientists, win the National Science Foundation’s top honor for junior faculty

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The Viterbi Algorithm at 50

Mar 16, 2017

In a noisy world, it allows you to be heard.

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The Viterbi Algorithm Demystified

Mar 16, 2017

On the golden anniversary of the Viterbi Algorithm, Andrew Viterbi reveals a brief and intuitive approach

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USC Viterbi Faculty Led-Research to Receive Over $1.8 Million in Funding from US DOE SunShot Initiative

Feb 20, 2017

Project part of ENERGISE Initiative to Integrate Solar into the Nation’s Electric Grid

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Shri Narayanan Named Inaugural Holder of the Niki and C.L. Max Nikias Chair in Engineering

Feb 17, 2017

The chair, established by anonymous donors, honors in perpetuity, the Nikias’s legacy

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The Life & Legacy of Sol Golomb

Feb 16, 2017

From the brightest kid in the room to the wisest man on campus

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USC Viterbi and Jackson State University Engineering Students Share a Virtual Classroom

Feb 14, 2017

USC’s iPodia program connects engineering students in Los Angeles and in a Historically Black University in Mississippi

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Sharpshooting Engineer

Jan 25, 2017

Candela Abejon of Spain distinguishes herself on the basketball court and at USC Viterbi

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Paul Bogdan pioneers analysis of drug interactions

Jan 23, 2017

The Electrical Engineering professor discusses his new research, published in Nature

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The Next Small Thing in Chip Design

Jan 17, 2017

Three USC Researchers Win $100,000 Nokia Bell Labs Prize for their work in 3D Optical Beam Forming.

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Novel Brain-Machine Interface Design Sets New State-of-the-Art for Neuroprosthetics

Jan 06, 2017

New Research Enables High Performance Brain-Machine Interfaces

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When Worlds Converge

Dec 21, 2016

Engineers, designers and storytellers come together in VR.

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Celebrating the 7th Annual Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Research Festival

Dec 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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10 Years as the Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

Oct 31, 2016

The 2006 endowment of $35 million was the largest department naming at USC, and one of the largest ever to name an EE department anywhere in the world.

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New Research Center envisions IoT Applied to Personalized Learning

Oct 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

Oct 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

Oct 11, 2016

Three Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering Professors Win NSF Grant to Address Grand Challenges in Wireless Communication

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USC Viterbi Establishes Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things (CCI)

Oct 05, 2016

Bringing together top faculty to provide thought leadership on smart cities and to secure infrastructure

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Alan Willner: IEEE Fellow, Photonics Pioneer, self-described “Creeping Goo”

Sep 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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How Often Are Women Seen/Heard on Screen?

Sep 26, 2016

New Software Co-Developed By SAIL Lab Will Tell You

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Northrop Grumman-USC partnership, a pioneering force in basic science

Sep 15, 2016

Inaugural event highlights strategic vision for future industry-supported research

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Engineers, Heroes and Beautiful Data

Sep 13, 2016

How USC Viterbi’s Mahta Moghaddam is helping preserve NASA’s SMAP satellite mission

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Wisdom of Swarm

Aug 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

Jul 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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Machine Learning Puts New Lens on Autism Screening and Diagnostics

Jul 06, 2016

New Algorithms Reduce Redundancies, Improve Efficiency and Identify More Specific Behavioral Targets for Intervention