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

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 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

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 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

Bo Jin, USC Viterbi School of Engineering lecturer, is the recipient of the National Young Professionals Emerging Leadership Award. The award, bestowed by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), is given to 10 scientists under 35 for their achievements in the advanced composites field. Jin previously received SAMPE’s Regional Leadership Award (California). The 2021 award … Read More

The future-forward work of USC Viterbi Center for Advanced Manufacturing was highlighted in Manufacturing News. Read the full article here. Published on March 2nd, 2022Last updated on March 2nd, 2022

Arian Aghilinejad, a Ph.D. student in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, has been working on the conditions of heart failure patients.Recently he received the American Hearth Association Fellowship. The American Heart Association Fellowship is designed to enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising students with potential to pursue careers as scientists, … Read More

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) recently awarded its 2021 Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant to AME Assistant Professor Hangbo Zhao. Presented with funding from the Haythornthwaite Foundation, this grant awarded $20,000 each to five faculty engaged in research in theoretical and applied mechanics who are at the beginning of their academic careers. Zhao’s research focuses on materials, mechanics and … Read More

The following USC Viterbi School of Engineering students received $2,000 Northrop Grumman Top-Off Fellowships for the 2021-22 school year. The fellowships support female students in science and engineering and promotes their professional development. The students below are all studying with the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering . (Photos and Bios courtesy of WiSE.) Katie Araya Katia Araya is a … Read More