Katherine Shing Appointed Associate Professor Emerita

Congratulations to Katherine Shing, who has been appointed associate professor emerita of chemical engineering and materials science.

Shing, whose research spans classical and statistical thermodynamics, computer simulation and fluid phase equilibria, first joined USC Viterbi as assistant professor of chemical engineering in 1982. She served as chemical engineering chair from 1998 – 1999, director of USC’s chemical engineering program from 2003 – 2010 and director of graduate programs in the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science from 2010 – 2012.  [Read more]

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]