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?
Materials of the Future: I’ll Have My Nano-Sized Donuts with Extra Swirls
Yu-Tsun Shao is developing new ways to observe the changes in the properties of nano-scale particle-like objects that can be used to make next-generation computers.
Crafting a Superstar Enzyme that turns CO2 Emissions into Useful Products
Mork Family Department Assistant Professor Shaama Sharada was recently awarded a Sloan Fellowship and a Scialog grant for her CO2 reduction research.
Viterbi School News
Unfolding the Mystery of Proteins
Assistant professor Wade Zeno, an expert in proteins, wins the prestigious ESI MIRA award from the NIH
Wide Awake and Dreaming: USC Viterbi’s 2023 Master’s Commencement Ceremonies
The class of 2023 is “the best educated, the most representative in our history.”
“At Heart, We’re Problem Solvers:” USC Viterbi Undergraduate Commencement 2023
This year’s ceremony at Alumni Park was headlined by alumnus and venture capitalist, Mark Stevens, who praised the power and versatility of an engineering degree
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Published on February 23rd, 2017
Last updated on June 2nd, 2023