AME Faculty Openings

AME invites applications for tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all levels in all disciplines of Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with particular interests in Energy and Sustainability and Advanced Manufacturing including candidates whose research integrates Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning into these disciplines. In order to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by January 15, 2023.  For more … Read More

USC Viterbi Students Win 2nd Place at 2020 AIAA Region VI Student Conference

USC Viterbi students placed 2nd in this year’s AIAA Region VI Student Conference. The award, which included a 275 dollar cash prize, came in the team category for research highlighted in the paper entitled Design and Construction of a Low-Voltage Bradbury-Nielsen Gate. Team members included USC Viterbi astronautical engineering seniors Brandon Dillon, Kevin Sampson and David Torre, and mechanical engineering senior Lorenzo … Read More

AME Master’s Student Sophia Singh Honors 2019 Graduates

As Sophia Singh, a USC Viterbi master’s student studying aerospace engineering, prepares for graduation, she recalls the last major milestone in her academic career: her high school graduation. Earlier this month, she returned to her former high school, Villa Joseph Maria High School in Pennsylvania, to honor the 2019 senior class. Leading the procession of graduates through the halls of … Read More

Local High School Students Gain Practical Experience and Inspiration at AME Outreach Event

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

USC’s AeroDesign Team wins Best Design Report award, places 4th overall at the annual AIAA Design Build Fly competition

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

AME students and faculty bring home awards from the ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference

USC Viterbi School of Engineering aerospace and mechanical engineering students presented their work at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference held at Texas A&M University on June 18-22. The event, attended by members of academia and industry from around the world, showcased cutting edge manufacturing research in the form of papers, presentations, posters and … Read More

Professor Firdaus Udwadia Receives ASME’s Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award

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

Emeritus Professor Terence Langdon Receives Oleg D. Sherby Award

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

AeroDesign Team to Present at the AIAA Orange County Section Meeting

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.