From DIY Toys to Cutting Edge Materials: PhD Researcher Receives National SHPE Prize

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.

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Breakthrough in Quantum Photonics Promises a New Era in Optical Circuits

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.

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PANTHER Program Receives $10 million in Funding from Office of Naval Research

PANTHER Program Receives $10 million in Funding from Office of Naval Research

Armani Lab to contribute to national effort to detect traumatic brain injuries

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PANTHER Program Receives $10 million in Funding from Office of Naval Research

PANTHER Program Receives $10 million in Funding from Office of Naval Research

Armani Lab to contribute to national effort to detect traumatic brain injuries

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Transforming Oil Wells into Batteries for the Sun and Wind

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.

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Titanium Atom That Exists in Two Places at Once in Crystal to Blame for Unusual Phenomenon

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.

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Mar02Tue

Mork Family Department Spring Virtual Seminars - Ilya Levental

Tue, Mar 02, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Speaker: Ilya Levental, University of Virginia Talk Title: DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF LIVING MEMBRANES Abstract: ZOOM MEETING INFO: usc.zoom.us Meeting ID: 982 2595 2695 •...

Mar09Tue

Mork Family Department Spring Virtual Seminars - Jiefei Zhang

Tue, Mar 09, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Speaker: Jiefei Zhang, University of Southern California Talk Title: A NEW PARADIGM FOR ON-CHIP SCALABLE QUANTUM PHOTONICS Abstract: ZOOM MEETING INFO: usc.zoom.us Meeting ID:...

Mar30Tue

Mork Family Department Spring Virtual Seminars - Steve May

Tue, Mar 30, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Speaker: Steve May, Drexler University Talk Title: ANION-BASED APPROACHES TO ENGINEERING FUNCTIONALITY IN PEROVSKITE OXIDE HETEROSTRUCTURES Abstract: ZOOM MEETING INFO: ...

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The Fifteenth Annual Mork Family Department Student Symposium – Save the Date

We are excited to announce that the 2021 MFD Student Symposium will be held on Friday, February 19th 2021. The event will be virtual and held over Zoom. Abstract submission details and deadlines will follow soon.

There are many, many, many more presentation and poster awards to be won this year (thanks to Prof. Ershaghi and Chevron)! We look forward to your participation. [Read more]

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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From DIY Toys to Cutting Edge Materials: PhD Researcher Receives National SHPE Prize

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.

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Breakthrough in Quantum Photonics Promises a New Era in Optical Circuits

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.

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“The Horse Whisperer of Oil and Gas”

“The Horse Whisperer of Oil and Gas”

In late 2019, Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed alumnus Uduak-Joe Ntuk as California’s oil and gas supervisor.

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