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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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Events

Oct04Tue

MFD Seminar: Mathematical Design of Energy Materials

Tue, Oct 04, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: ZHS 352
Speaker: Professor Ananya Balakrishna , WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California Talk Title: MFD Distinguished Lecture Series: Mathematical Design...

Oct18Tue

MFD Seminar: Mechanisms for Diffusion Dependent Interfacial Strain: New Insights for Ultrahigh Temperature In Situ TEM

Tue, Oct 18, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: ZHS 352
Speaker: Professor Shen J. Dillon, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Irvine Talk Title: Mechanisms for Diffusion Dependent Interfacial Strain: New Insights for Ultrahigh Temperature In Situ TEM ...

Oct25Tue

MFD Seminar With Professor Kelsey Stoerzinger

Tue, Oct 25, 2022
4:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: ZHS 352
Speaker: Professor Kelsey Stoerzinger, Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor, Oregon State University Talk Title: MFD Seminar With Professor Kelsey Stoerzinger Series: MFD Distinguished Lecture Series ...

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Announcements

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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Qiang Huang Elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation: From Karachi to Los Angeles

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: From Karachi to Los Angeles

Sister2Sister Program at USC Viterbi Welcomes Exchange Students

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Behnam Jafarpour is new Energi Simulation Chair in Subsurface Energy Data Science

Behnam Jafarpour is new Energi Simulation Chair in Subsurface Energy Data Science

New role will support essential research harnessing AI and data science to manage subsurface resources and energy transition.

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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on September 13th, 2022