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
New Drilling Simulator Giving Students Hands-on Experience in the Energy Sector
The $150,000 Chevron-donated drilling simulator offers practical skills for careers in subsurface energy sources, including drilling geothermal wells and subsurface disposal of CO2.
34 new hires, including the new biomedical engineering chair, join for fall and spring semesters
USC Viterbi New Faculty Hires 2022-2023
Qiang Huang Elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Huang is an expert in engineering-informed machine learning and data analytics for advanced manufacturing systems.
Published on February 23rd, 2017
Last updated on January 13th, 2023