Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Media Coverage

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“Advanced Robotic Finishing” Named Finalists of the KUKA Innovation Award

Jun 23, 2017

A team of students and staff from USC’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing, led by the center’s Director S.K. Gupta, awarded for their work on the automation of finishing processes.

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USC Overcomes Crash To Win AIAA’s Remote Aircraft Competition

May 18, 2017

USC students bounced back from a crash to eke out a win in the 2017 AIAA Design Build Fly contest.

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Here’s where small companies can access robotics, 3-D printers and a sharp workforce

May 12, 2017

The LA Times featured CAM as a resource to educate students and to provide support to companies seeking to participate in innovation in manufacturing

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Old documents shine new light on NASA’s plan to send a solar sail to Halley’s Comet

May 08, 2017

Carl Berglund, Viterbi alumnus and retired JPL engineer, worked on the world’s first solar sail.

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USC Graduate Students Work To Improve Drone Technologies

Mar 03, 2017

Experimental work of department Chair Geoff Spedding and his Ph.D. students on small scale aerodynamics, applicable to small drones

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Is NASA Ready for a Human Mission to Mars? No, Say Government Auditors

Jan 03, 2017

Mike Gruntman was quoted on why NASA’s plans for a Mars mission lacks feasibility.

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The Immigration Tide

Jul 12, 2016

An op-ed by Bodgan Marcu on the importance of integration for a successful immigrant experience featured.