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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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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The Optical Society: Andrea Armani Named OSA Fellow

Professor Armani was recognized for her contributions to integrated photonics with applications in telecommunication and chemical and biological detection

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USC News: In memoriam: Nobel laureate George Olah, 89

The lauded USC scientist won the 1994 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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