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USC News: Coronavirus Vaccines Are Coming, But When Will They Arrive?

Humanity has never seen a global research collaboration on this scale — but USC experts note that the vaccine development and approval process remains a long and laborious one.

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A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

A Sugar Hit to Help Destroy Cancer Cells

Chemical engineers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have unlocked a fatal vulnerability in many cancer cells—sugar inflexibility.

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The 2020 Undergraduate Student Awards

The 2020 Undergraduate Student Awards

Motivated to engineer a better world for all humanity, USC Viterbi celebrates graduates who have pursued academic excellence and impacted their communities.

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Spectrum News: USC Professor Uses 3D Printers to Create Face Shields for Essential Workers

Andrea Armani was interviewed about her and colleagues’ efforts to collaborate with industry and produce PPE

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Research Team in Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Research Team in Race to Develop COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Researchers in the USC Viterbi Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science are joining the global research effort to develop a viable vaccine to halt the global pandemic.

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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 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.

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A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic

A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic

Over 100 students have been aided by USC Viterbi’s Emergency Relief Fund; Ming Hsieh, alumnus and university trustee, offers an additional $50K match to donors

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USC Viterbi Engineer Builds Bridge from San Diego to Tijuana

USC Viterbi Engineer Builds Bridge from San Diego to Tijuana

Viry Martino, a USC Viterbi alumna and civil engineer, played a critical role in the construction of the Cross Border Xpress

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USC News: Coronavirus Vaccines Are Coming, But When Will They Arrive?

USC News: Coronavirus Vaccines Are Coming, But When Will They Arrive?

Humanity has never seen a global research collaboration on this scale — but USC experts note that the vaccine development and approval process remains a long and laborious one.

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