Electric Propulsion: The Future of Sustainable Aviation

Electric Propulsion: The Future of Sustainable Aviation

USC researchers awarded a new NASA grant to make air travel cleaner, greener and more adaptable.

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Need help building IKEA furniture? This robot learns your preferences and lends a hand.

Need help building IKEA furniture? This robot learns your preferences and lends a hand.

Researchers at USC created an algorithm that allows machines to learn from humans and predict their next move.

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Need help building IKEA furniture? This robot learns your preferences and lends a hand.

Need help building IKEA furniture? This robot learns your preferences and lends a hand.

Researchers at USC created an algorithm that allows machines to learn from humans and predict their next move.

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Ten USC Viterbi Students Honored with Aerospace Fellowship

Ten USC Viterbi Students Honored with Aerospace Fellowship

A collaboration between the USC WiSE program and the Aerospace Corporation, this prestigious fellowship offers students the opportunity to gain real-life industry experience and develop their skills

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Five USC Viterbi Faculty Receive 2021 NSF CAREER Awards

Five USC Viterbi Faculty Receive 2021 NSF CAREER Awards

Research spans from self driving cars, virtual touch, AI for good, teaching machines commonsense and electromagnetic device design.

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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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AME Alumni Receives 2021 ASME Best Paper Award

AME Alumni Shaurya Shriyam has received the 2021 ASME Computers and Information in Engineering Division’s Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award. Shiryam earned his doctoral degree from USC Viterbi in 2019. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Nominated by USC Viterbi Professor SK Gupta, Shiryam will receive his award at the 2021 virtual conference in … Read More

Researchers form the USC Autonomous Microrobotic Systems Laboratory Win 2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Best Paper Award

Ke Xu, Ph.D. ’21 from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, and her doctoral advisor and principal investigator at the Autonomous Microrobotic Systems Laboratory (AMSL), Néstor O. Pérez-Arancibia, won a 2020 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (IEEE RA-L) Best Paper Award. The award was announced on June 2, 2021 at the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA … Read More

Assad Oberai’s Research Named as of 2020 JBME Editors’ Choice Papers

Congratulations to Assad Oberai and team on earning recognition from the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering for their paper “Recovery of Tractions Exerted by Single Cells in Three-Dimensional Nonlinear Matrices.” Only 9 out of 189 papers were selected as a 2020 JBME Editors’ Choice Paper. To read more about the research, please click here.

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Electric Propulsion: The Future of Sustainable Aviation

Electric Propulsion: The Future of Sustainable Aviation

USC researchers awarded a new NASA grant to make air travel cleaner, greener and more adaptable.

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Undergraduate Researchers Impress Viterbi Community With CURVE Symposium Posters

Undergraduate Researchers Impress Viterbi Community With CURVE Symposium Posters

Over 100 USC Viterbi undergraduates present their year-long research projects virtually at the 2021 Viterbi Research Symposium

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