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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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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.

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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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New Drilling Simulator Giving Students Hands-on Experience in the Energy Sector

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.

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34 new hires, including the new biomedical engineering chair, join for fall and spring semesters

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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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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on January 13th, 2023