NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab Donates SEM Microscope to USC Michelson Nanofabrication Lab
Microscope is changing its focus from space to atoms
From DIY Toys to Cutting Edge Materials: PhD Researcher Receives National SHPE Prize
Advanced materials researcher Emily Anne Vargas has been honored for her contributions to the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
Breakthrough in Quantum Photonics Promises a New Era in Optical Circuits
A world-first method to enable quantum optical circuits that use photons—light particles—heralds a new future for secure communication and quantum computing.
PANTHER Program Receives $10 million in Funding from Office of Naval Research
Armani Lab to contribute to national effort to detect traumatic brain injuries
Transforming Oil Wells into Batteries for the Sun and Wind
USC Viterbi researchers want to convert idle oil and gas wells into much-needed storage for sustainable energy, making California’s blackouts a thing of the past.
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?
Titanium Atom That Exists in Two Places at Once in Crystal to Blame for Unusual Phenomenon
Researchers discover why a perfect crystal is not good at conducting heat, although it seemingly should be.
Thu, May 13, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Honoring Distinguished Alumni & Outstanding 2021 MFD Graduates Zoom: usc.zoom.us Meeting ID: 926 2197 3057
Viterbi School News
Cyrus Ashayeri: Petroleum Engineering Graduating Student Q&A
Ph.D. graduate Ashayeri’s research focuses on the energy industry and the application data science and advanced machine learning techniques.
Goldie Roth: Chemical Engineering Graduating Student Q&A
The graduating senior in the Mork Family Department won best chemical engineering senior design project with her team. Roth will now pursue a Ph.D. at Stanford University.
Mike Shao: Chemical Engineering Graduating Student Q&A
Shao has worked in Professor Andrea Armani’s lab researching core-shell nanoparticles and will now take on a role in BP’s Trader Development Program in Houston.