Two USC Viterbi Students Named Caldwell Scholars

Two USC Viterbi Students Named Caldwell Scholars

First-year students Jose M. Zarate Diaz and Raul Torres Jr. win the prestigious award

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Could 3D Paper Be a Sustainable Alternative to Plastic?

Could 3D Paper Be a Sustainable Alternative to Plastic?

Mechanical engineering student Aidan Leitch hopes his technique of using recycled paper to form solid objects can open doors to environmentally friendly plastic replacements.

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Watch the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Roundtable with Faculty

Watch the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Roundtable with Faculty

Hear from AME Faculty Paul Ronney, Ivan Bermejo-Moreno and Geoff Spedding!

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Can Robots Create Fashion?

Can Robots Create Fashion?

For three mechanical engineering students, summer vacation included making tie-dye – with Baxter, the robot.

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Gold and Silver: USC Viterbi Students Nearly Sweep Top Awards at Nation’s Largest Manufacturing Research Conference

Gold and Silver: USC Viterbi Students Nearly Sweep Top Awards at Nation’s Largest Manufacturing Research Conference

First and second place awards for best paper earned by students in USC’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing

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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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Events

Oct27Wed

AME Seminar

Wed, Oct 27, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: SSL 202
Speaker: Paul Ronney, USC Talk Title: Releasing Insights from Data: Quarrying vs. Sculpting Abstract: When Michelangelo surveyed a block of marble he saw a figure trapped inside; his goal was to release the figure that in his mind was...

Oct28Thu

Advanced Manufacturing Seminar

Thu, Oct 28, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Charlie C. L. Wang, University of Manchester Talk Title: Multi-Axis Additive Manufacturing: Support-Free, Mechanical Strength and Motion Planning Abstract: In this talk, I will present our recent work related to multi-axis...

Nov03Wed

AME Seminar

Wed, Nov 03, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: SSL 202
Speaker: Ming Tang, Rice University Talk Title: TBD Host: AME Department More Info: usc.zoom.us Webcast: usc.zoom.us

Nov10Wed

AME Seminar

Wed, Nov 10, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: SSL 202
Speaker: Dimitri Papamoschou, UC Irvine Talk Title: TBD Host: AME Department More Info: usc.zoom.us Webcast:...

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Announcements

AME Junior Wins 2021 NASA John Young Memorial Scholarship

USC Viterbi School of Engineering junior, Jessica Aftosmis, received the 2021 John Young Memorial Scholarship. NASA’s College Scholarship Fund is awarded to six students each year–up to five in the amount of $8K each and up to one John Young Memorial scholarship in the amount of $10K. Aftosmis is studying aerospace engineering with a minor in painting. 

Ph.D. Candidate Hiba Kahouli Wins 1 of 20 AIAA 2021 Scholarships

USC Viterbi Ph.D. candidate Hiba Kahouli received AIAA’s 2021. Martin Summerfield Propellants and Combustion Graduate Award. Kahouli, who is studying aerospace engineering, was one of 20 AIAA scholarship winners (undergraduate and graduate) this year. Said John Langford, chair of the AIAA Foundation: “Preparing the next generation of aerospace innovators is part of our community’s commitment to bringing the best minds … Read More

Prof. Yan Jin and Doctoral Student Zijian Zhang Receive 2021 ASME DTM Best Paper Award

Professor Yan Jin and doctoral candidate Zijian Zhang received the 2021 ASME Design Theory and Methodology Best Paper Award for their paper “Toward Computer Aided Visual Analogy Support: Augmenting Designers Through Deep Learning.” The paper was presented at the virtual International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference on August 18th.

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Two USC Viterbi Students Named Caldwell Scholars

Two USC Viterbi Students Named Caldwell Scholars

First-year students Jose M. Zarate Diaz and Raul Torres Jr. win the prestigious award

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CBS News: SpaceX Launches the First All-Civilian Space Crew

CBS News: SpaceX Launches the First All-Civilian Space Crew

CBS News featured Garrett Reisman SpaceX’s launch of the first all-civilian space crew on a three-day mission.

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