Can Sunlight Convert Emissions Into Useful Materials?

Can Sunlight Convert Emissions Into Useful Materials?

USC Viterbi chemical engineers are developing an environmentally friendly way to upcycle carbon dioxide emissions into polymers and other materials, with some help from a high school student researcher.

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USC News: Coronavirus Vaccines Are Coming, But When Will They Arrive?

Humanity has never seen a global research collaboration on this scale — but USC experts note that the vaccine development and approval process remains a long and laborious one.

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A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

Chemical engineers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have unlocked a fatal vulnerability in many cancer cells—sugar inflexibility.

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A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

Chemical engineers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have unlocked a fatal vulnerability in many cancer cells—sugar inflexibility.

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The 2020 Undergraduate Student Awards

The 2020 Undergraduate Student Awards

Motivated to engineer a better world for all humanity, USC Viterbi celebrates graduates who have pursued academic excellence and impacted their communities.

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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.

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Sep28Mon

MFD - PTE Webinar Series – Surface Flow Systems

Mon, Sep 28, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom Link: https://usc.zoom.us/s/91069574071
Speaker: Professor Hamdi Tchelepi, Stanford University Talk Title: Physics Informed Machine Learning for Multiphase Fluid Transport in Porous Media Host: Dr. Iraj Ershaaghi

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USC Center for Advanced Petroleum Data Science

By sharing well records and performance data, you can benefit from the on-going research on the application of machine learning to economic optimization of drilling and production.

Please see the video below and make contact to set up a zoom meeting for further information. [Read more]

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USC Viterbi Offers Two New Short Courses: “Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” and “Sustainable Energy”

USC Viterbi Offers Two New Short Courses: “Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” and “Sustainable Energy”

Both lecture series launch the week after Labor Day, offering students a comprehensive faculty coverage of COVID-19 and a series on sustainable energy with Dean Yortsos

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Can Sunlight Convert Emissions Into Useful Materials?

Can Sunlight Convert Emissions Into Useful Materials?

USC Viterbi chemical engineers are developing an environmentally friendly way to upcycle carbon dioxide emissions into polymers and other materials, with some help from a high school student researcher.

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A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic

A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic

Over 100 students have been aided by USC Viterbi’s Emergency Relief Fund; Ming Hsieh, alumnus and university trustee, offers an additional $50K match to donors

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