AME Lecturer Position Open

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

Prof. Spedding’s Wind Tunnel Work Featured on TV News

Experimental work of Prof. Spedding and his Ph.D. students on small scale aerodynamics—applicable to small drones—is featured on Los Angeles TV station KCBS. View the video… Published on March 3rd, 2017Last updated on April 3rd, 2017

Newton Honored by Phi Kappa Phi

Congratulations to AME’s Professor Paul Newton. USC’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi has selected him to receive one of four Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Recognition Awards. Newton will receive the award at the USC’s annual Academic Honors Convocation held in Town and Gown on April 17, 2017. Newton was selected for the award based on his extensive publication history. His … Read More

Society for Experimental Test Pilots Tours the Dryden Wind Tunnel

During their 60th Annual Symposium and Banquet, The Society for Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) visited USC’s Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering on September 21. Two groups of about 25 pilots listened to a brief lecture by department chair, Geoff Spedding, learning about current projects and recent results, before taking a tour of the Dryden wind tunnel. “I think they … Read More

USC Racing Competes in Lincoln, NE

After months of design and construction, USC Racing, our student racing team, travelled to Lincoln, Nebraska for the 2016 Formula SAE West competition. The event was held at the Lincoln Airpark from June 15-18, 2016. USC Racing finished 27th overall out of 80 schools at FSAE Lincoln this year. This is an improvement of 13 spots compared to last year. … Read More