Mork Family Department @ USC
At the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science (MFD), our graduates are provided with a well-rounded engineering education to meet the needs of industry, academia and government labs; to conduct pioneering research; and to play an integrating and leadership role to the multi-disciplinary community of science and engineering.
The MFD fosters and cultivates synergies among the three degree programs, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Petroleum Engineering, to further research and development in energy production and delivery, nanotechnology, biochemical processes and medical devices.
What do our engineers do?
Creating the Materials of the Future Using Machine Learning
A new M.S. degree in the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at USC Viterbi will prepare graduates to lead the creation of advanced materials using machine learning and artificial intelligence.
A T-Cell Power-up for Tumor Treatments
USC Viterbi Ph.D. student researchers have found a new way to enhance the cancer-killing properties of CAR T-cell therapies, to make them more effective in fighting tumors.
Viterbi School News
Viterbi Undergrads Brew Up a Storm… of Kombucha
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers Design Challenge asked teams to harness their chemical engineering knowledge to craft the tastiest brew.
“The Best Educated Class In Our History”
At the 2022 commencement ceremony, undergraduates shared laughter, tears and hugs as they embark on a new journey
“The World Impatiently Waits For You”: 1100 USC Viterbi Master’s Students Graduate
First in-person, satellite ceremonies in two years feature four-star general and former CEO of Yahoo and Verizon Media as speakers
Published on February 23rd, 2017
Last updated on May 18th, 2022