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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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Katherine Shing Appointed Associate Professor Emerita

Congratulations to Katherine Shing, who has been appointed associate professor emerita of chemical engineering and materials science.

Shing, whose research spans classical and statistical thermodynamics, computer simulation and fluid phase equilibria, first joined USC Viterbi as assistant professor of chemical engineering in 1982. She served as chemical engineering chair from 1998 – 1999, director of USC’s chemical engineering program from 2003 – 2010 and director of graduate programs in the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science from 2010 – 2012.  [Read more]

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Viterbi Undergrads Brew Up a Storm… of Kombucha

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.

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“The Best Educated Class In Our History”

“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

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“The World Impatiently Waits For You”: 1100 USC Viterbi Master’s Students Graduate

“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

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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on May 18th, 2022