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

The AME Department held its annual Undergraduate Awards ceremony (and pizza lunch!) to recognize exemplary performance of the department’s graduating seniors in several categories. The awards presented were:

The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering ( at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering ( seeks candidates for a teaching position (Lecturer) to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible faculty position on the non-tenure track. Competitive candidates will have the training and experience necessary to teach effectively in a highly-ranked aerospace and mechanical department that … Read More