AME Ph.D. graduate Jeffrey West and his advisor, AME Professor Paul Newton propose statistical mechanics based models to describe the growth of cancer tumors. The models include states for individual tumor cells along with cell-cell communication and, by varying certain assumptions, they predict various tumor growth laws used in the literature. Their paper appeared in the Proceedings of the National … Read More

Professor Emeritus Terry Langdon was appointed Honorary Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China. Langdon, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering and chemical engineering and materials science, received this honor during a special ceremony at HIT held on May 7, 2019.

Graduating students from USC Viterbi School of Engineering were recognized on May 8 at the Undergraduate Viterbi Awards. Highlighted below are honorees from the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. Eyre Associates Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering This award, which recognizes an AME student who has demonstrated academic excellence throughout their undergraduate academic career, honors … Read More

Join ME student Aarya Suryavanshi as she takes you on a quick 360° tour, with technician Rod Yates, of the AME Mechop Lab.

On Sunday, April 28th, the USC Viterbi Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering hosted an event titled Girls in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (GAME). Launched a year ago with just one high school student, the outreach event aimed to expose students to resources available at the university-level and encourage their continued pursuit of careers in engineering. Led by senior aerospace … Read More

The USC AeroDesign Team (USC ADT) earned the award for Best Design Report and took 4thplace overall in the annual American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design Build Fly (AIAA DBF) competition in Tucson, Arizona. The event, which took place from April 11-14, challenged just over 100 teams to design an aircraft able to fulfill requirements specific to aircraft carriers, … Read More

Four USC Viterbi Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering student groups presented their AME-441 Senior Project at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region 6 student paper conference in San Luis Obispo, CA from April 6-7. Three groups placed in the undergraduate team competition, as follows: 2nd Place: Surface-Water-Air-Propulsion (SWAP) Group members, advised by Professor Charles Radovich, included mechanical engineering … Read More

The AME Student-Faculty Committee’s goal is to improve the academic experience of the students in the Aerospace and Mechanical engineering department at USC. The committee seeks and evaluates feedback to communicate the needs of students to the faculty and administrators of Viterbi. Use the “AME Student Committee” item in the “Current Students” menu selection to contact the committee with any … Read More

Dhruv Patel, a PhD student majoring in mechanical engineering, was awarded Honorable Mention for Best Student Paper at the SPIE Lithography Conference held on February 24-28 in San Jose, California. His paper, titled “Engineering Neural Networks for Improved Defect Detection, Classification, and Localization,” was co-authored with Viterbi Hughes Professor Assad Oberai and IBM researcher Ravi K. Bonam. Their project sought … Read More

On September 22, the Aero Club of Southern California (ACSC) held their annual scholarship banquet. At the event, two Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering students were awarded scholarships from the group: Sidney Wilcox and Ara Mahseredijan. Wilcox is a senior undergraduate student majoring in mechanical engineering and minoring in astronautical engineering. She is the chief resource manager of the … Read More