DEN@Viterbi Student One of Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties Class of 2022

USC Viterbi School of Engineering student David Wolmark was just honored with Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties Class of 2022 award, in partnership with Accenture and sponsored by Hexcel. Wolmark, a full-time aerospace engineer in the Force Projection Sector of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) in Laurel, Maryland, is pursuing his graduate degree through DEN@Viterbi program. The … Read More

AME Students Build Network At Boeing

For years, Los Angeles has been synonymous with surf and sunshine. But for its engineering students, its proximity to key industry leaders in aerospace has been even more top of mind. In the last year, the USC Viterbi Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering has brought students even closer to that space, providing opportunities to tour engineering labs at Boeing … Read More

USC AeroDesign Team Finishes in Top 5% at 2022 AIAA Competition

In extremely windy conditions in Wichita, Kansas, the 2021-2022 USC AeroDesign Team, advised by faculty advisers Charles Radovich (1st semester) and Saakar Byahut (2nd semester), completed three air and one ground mission in the AIAA Design/Build/Fly competition. Only 10 teams out of 97 that qualified completed all four missions. The USC ADT team placed 4th in the competition with its … Read More

AME Lecturer Vinay Goyal Earns NASA Honors

On May 24, Part-time Lecturer in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Vinay Goyal received three awards from NASA honoring his contributions as part of two NASA Engineering & Safety Center teams. Goyal’s efforts are aimed at ensuring the safety of human spaceflight. The awards included recognition for completing major modernization and revision to NASA Special Publication 8007 on … Read More

Professor Bo Jin Wins SME Young Researcher Award

Prof. Bo Jin of the AME department in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering has received the 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Researcher Award (age 35 or younger). The award was given by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), an association committed to advancing manufacturing and developing a skilled workforce. The medal was presented at the SME International Awards … Read More

USC Researchers at CAM Develop New Robotics Technology with Industry Partners

USC researchers, led by AME Professor SK Gupta — in partnership with  Southwest Research Institute and Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Technology Laboratories, with funding by ARM (The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing) Institute and Lockheed Martin Emerging Operations Technologies — developed a robotic cell to handle an intricate process previously thought to be unfeasible for robots to master. Composite material is two … Read More

AME Students Honored at 2022 Graduate and PhD Awards

On May 2nd, USC Viterbi’s 2022 Graduate and PhD Awards were held at the USC Hotel grand ballroom. AME students were recognized for the following honors: Jenny Wang Excellence in Teaching Award Feng Ling, PhD ME’22 Best Research Assistant Award Prahar Bhatt, PhD ME’21 Master’s Student Achievement Award Niraj Ganesh, MS PDE’22   Published on May 9th, 2022Last updated on … Read More

AME PhD Orazio Pinti Wins 2022 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship

AME PhD student Orazio Pinti has been selected as a 2022 Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) Scholarship recipient, ranking first as a PhD applicant. VFF scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating an interest in pursuing engineering careers in vertical flight technology. The award will presented in May at the Annual Vertical Flight Society Forum in Dallas. Pinti works under the supervision … Read More

Post Doc Deep Ray to be Assistant Professor at University of Maryland

AME Post-Doc Deep Ray will be joining the University of Maryland as an Assistant Professor. This will be a joint position between the Department of Mathematics and the Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST). His research focuses on the development of computational techniques for solving partial differential equations, and the the judicious integration of machine learning tools to enhance … Read More

AME 441 Students Win Top Prizes at 2022 AIAA Student Conferences

AME 441 student teams won top prizes at the 2022 AIAA Student Conferences, including 2nd, 3rd and 4th place for region VI. The student teams and projects are as follows: 2nd Place – “Water Impact of Rigid Biconic Geometries: An Experimental Investigation into Space Capsule Splashdown Events,” Vihan Krishnan, Kirin Peterson, Pinhua Guo, and Mahmood Alfayoumi, University of Southern California … Read More