Established by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) in 2008, the Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award is conferred in recognition of an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of nonlinear dynamics through practice, research, teaching and/or outstanding leadership. Firdaus Udwadia, Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering, was selected by ASME’s Applied … Read More
Terence Langdon, professor emeritus of aerospace and mechanical engineering and chemical engineering and materials science, was selected by The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) as the recipient of their inaugural Oleg D. Sherby Award. The award recognizes Langdon’s significant contributions to the understanding of the behavior of materials at high temperatures. He will be presented the award on March … Read More
Christopher Booker, a senior undergraduate student in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (AME), received a $5,000 scholarship from the Aero Club of Southern California. The awards gala took place Saturday, September 23, at the famed Proud Bird restaurant near LAX. Booker is the third USC student in the last six years to win the award (following Jason Silverman … Read More
After finishing in first place this year at the annual AIAA Design-Build-Fly competition, the AeroDesign Team (ADT) has been invited to present at the AIAA Orange Country Section’s meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the at PeopleSpace in Irvine, CA. Visit the AIAA event page for more information and to register for the meeting.
On Tuesday [August 22, 2017] the Center For Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) hosted a group of CEOs from small SoCal manufacturing companies. Vistage Group, the business advisory and executive coaching organization, requested this meeting to educate local companies about the impact of robotics and automation on manufacturing sector.
The ASME Computers & Information in Engineering Conference 2017 Best Paper Award was given to Satyandra K. Gupta, Smith International Professor and director of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM), Krishnanand N. Kaipa, a former postdoctoral researcher advised by Gupta, and Carlos W. Morato, a former Ph.D. student, also advised by Gupta. Their paper was titled: “System State Monitoring to Facilitate Safe and … Read More
On their 1,500-mile trip home from Lincoln, Neb., the USC Racing team had smiles on their faces and their heads held high. They had just placed 24th at the annual Formula SAE (FSAE) competition, a three-spot improvement from last year, after facing their stiffest competition yet. The FSAE competition, this year held from June 21-24, is one of several student … Read More
A team from USC’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing has won the Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition (ARIAC) sponsored by NIST.
Valerie Childress, AME administrative assistant, has been featured in USC’s “staff milestone” series after working at the school for 37 years.
The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder recognized six alumni for contributions to their fields and to the university at a banquet April 28.
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