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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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Mar31Thu

16th Annual Mork Family Department Student Research Symposium

Thu, Mar 31, 2022
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: MCB 1st Floor

Announcements

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]

Viterbi School News

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Using Only 100 Atoms, Electric Fields Can Be Detected and Changed

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

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Four Viterbi Faculty Receive DURIP Funding

Four Viterbi Faculty Receive DURIP Funding

Select projects focus on brain modeling, emerging materials, fuels, and electromagnetic devices

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Times Higher Ed: Online academic conferences showing wide benefit

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

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Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on January 11th, 2022