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?
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.
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.
Thu, Mar 31, 2022
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: MCB 1st Floor
Viterbi School News
Using Only 100 Atoms, Electric Fields Can Be Detected and Changed
USC Viterbi researchers create first nano-sized, molecular device potentially capable of sensing and altering the cell’s electric field, ushering in new possibilities for basic research
Four Viterbi Faculty Receive DURIP Funding
Select projects focus on brain modeling, emerging materials, fuels, and electromagnetic devices
Times Higher Ed: Online academic conferences showing wide benefit
Research conducted by the Armani Lab was featured showing how virtual conferences could ensure greater diversity, equity and inclusion for STEM researchers
Published on February 23rd, 2017
Last updated on January 11th, 2022