Wired: Kelly Slater’s Artificial Surf Pool Is Really Making Waves
The world’s premier surfer has joined forces with Prof. Fincham to create an artificial wave in the middle of the California desert.
NPR: Need To Track A Submarine? A Harbor Seal Can Show You How
Using lessons learned from harbor seals and artificial intelligence, Prof. Kanso may be on to a new way to track enemy submarines
Quartz: The flying-car future is coming, even if no one can agree on when
Prof. Spedding was quoted on the potential for flying cars and the companies that are developing them.
What is Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering?
Aerospace and mechanical engineers design and build unique, complex mechanical-optical-electronic (mechoptronic) systems, ranging in scale from the International Space Station to microscale electric generators and pumping systems.
A broad range of engineering science research is critical to developing novel, complex mechoptronic systems. As a consequence, aerospace and mechanical engineers conduct extensive basic and applied research within and crossing their usual disciplinary boundaries, they also synthesize research from many other disciplines.
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Using AI to detect heart disease
Researchers apply machine learning to create a quick and easy method for measuring changes linked to cardiovascular disease
Student Project Teams
Viterbi Flickr: USC Manufacturing Day
On Oct 5th, USC’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing opened its doors to local industry members and high school students. The center’s researchers showcased their work and high-tech equipment.
Are We Ready to Leave Low Earth Orbit?
“First Man” screening event celebrates Neil Armstrong (M.S. ’70), spotlights Trojan space pioneers and “the next giant leap” in space exploration