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

AME Dr. Bo Jin Recognized with National Honor in Material and Process Engineering.

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

CAM Highlighted in Manufacturing News

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

Ph.D. Candidate Arian Aghilinejad Awarded the American Heart Association Fellowship

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

Assistant Professor Hangbo Zhao Awarded 2021 Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant

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

AME Students Receive 2021 WiSE Northrop Grumman Fellowships

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

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.  Published on October … Read More

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. Published on August 23rd, 2021Last … Read More

Prof. SK Gupta Receives 2021 ASME Design Automation Award

Smith International Professor of Mechanical Engineering Satyandra (SK) Gupta has received the 2021 ASME Design Automation Award for his pioneering contributions to computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing areas. This prestigious award from ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) recognizes sustained meritorious contribution to research in design automation. Congrats Professor Gupta! The Design Automation Award is the most … Read More