Engineers Develop New Portable Malaria Screening Instrument

Diagnostic Method Exploits Magnetic Properties of Parasite Byproduct to Detect All Strains in Low-Resource Environments

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When underground forces unite

PhD student Saro Meguerdijian studies geomechanical factors that “couple up” for big results.

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How to graduate in style: it’s what you leave behind

If you’re Madhav Gupta, it’s Traveler 1, a solar car.

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On a QuEST to Improve Lives

USC Viterbi senior Maria Bacci is passionate about advocating for the rights of LGBTQ individuals pursuing careers in engineering.

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2018 Viterbi Master’s Student Awards

Accomplishments of Viterbi Master’s students celebrated at the second annual event

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A letter of thanks from a soon-to-be graduate

By Ahmed Mohamed In 2015, I graduated from University of Wyoming with a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering. Unfortunately, this was exactly when the industry downturn happened, and it was almost impossible to find a job back then. This was probably the worst timing ever to graduate with a petroleum engineering degree, and I even refer to the 2015 class … Read More

Nicaragua honors Professor Chilingar

Professor George V. Chilingar was honored by the Minister of the Canal, Dr. Telémaco Talavera, who is also the President of Consejo Nacional de Universidades (CNU), for his involvement in building the canal through Nicaragua, which will be wider and deeper than the Panama Canal. Congratulations, Prof. Chilingar and Fight On!

Happy Birthday, George Chilingar!

The Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science would like to wish Professor Emeritus George V. Chilingar a very happy 90th birthday! Best wishes to George and his family from all of us in MFD.

Materials Science Graduate Student Receives Awards at 44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference

Boju Gai, a graduate student in Materials Science, received two awards (Best Poster Award and Best Student Paper Award) from the 44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (IEEE PVSC) held in Washington D.C. IEEE PVSC is the world’s top conference in solar energy science and technology.   Gai has been researching materials and fabrication strategies to improve the cost-effectiveness and application … Read More

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International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Milind Tambe Receives IJCAI 2018 John McCarthy Award

Milind Tambe, the Helen N. and Emmett H. Jones Professor in Engineering is being recognized for research and development of important practical applications of AI and multi-agent systems for social good.

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Ellis Meng receives the 2018 EMBS Technical Achievement Award

This award is given annually to an individual “to recognize an individual(s) for outstanding achievement, contribution(s), and/or innovation in a technical area of biomedical engineering.”

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