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2007 News

2007 News

  • Los Angeles Times Blowback: Najmedin Meshkati and Catherine Ricafort Say LAX Should Fix Human Error Before Redesigning Runways
  • David Belson on Improving Efficiency: Management Engineering Comes to the Safety Net
  • Visionary Epstein Alum's Historic Gift: Sonny Astani (MSISE '78) Names USC Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Maged Dessouky Talks to Science Update About Bus Schedule Math
  • Charting A New Course: After Years of Systems Installation Work Aboard Many Navy Ships, ISE Doctoral Student Yvette Torres Becomes a Professor in Pursuit of a New Career in Academia
  • Elaine Chew Wins Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Best Poster Session Presenter Award
  • Epstein ISE Professor Joe Qin to Hold the Fluor Professorship in Process Engineering
  • Shinyi Wu to Join the Epstein Faculty in 2008
  • Naj Meshkati Expanding Good Neighbors Participation
  • Maged Dessouky's Bus Scheduling Algorithm Picks Up the Slack
  • Music and Operations Research - The Perfect Match: Elaine Chew's Presentation to the University of Massachusetts Amherst INFORMS Student Chapter
  • Viterbi/CREATE Collaboration on Airport Security Makes International News
  • Louis Martin-Vega Delivers Inaugural Rechtin Keynote Lecture
  • Viterbi Software on the Anti-Terror Beat at LAX
  • View the Inagural Eberhard Rechtin Keynote Lecture--"Industrial Engineering in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities," by Louis Martin-Vega, Dean, College of Engineering, NC State University; and President, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • CREATE Faculty Member Welcomed Into Operations Research Elite
  • Meshkati Awarded the Oliver Keith Hansen Outreach Award
  • Yong Chen Wins Society of Manufacturing Engineering Award
  • Barry Boehm: The Kudos Keep Coming
  • Incoming Epstein Faculty Member Wins RAND honor
  • ‘Trojan Thunder’ clocks 206 mph at Bonneville Salt Flats Speedway
  • New Terrorist Study Analyzes Attacks on Ports and Power Grids
  • New Scientist Magazine Interviews Prof. Najmedin Meshkati: "Waiting for the Next Chernobyl"
  • Epstein ISE Doctoral Candidate JoAnn Lane wins INCOSE Foundation/Stevens Doctoral Award
  • Prof. F. Stan Settles Summarizes USC Presence at the INCOSE International Symposium in San Diego
  • Undergraduates Participating in the Viterbi Summer Overseas Program Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Technical Systems and Operations of Disneyland Resort Paris
  • New Book Celebrates the Work of Center for Systems and Software Director Prof. Barry Boehm
  • Prof. Jim Moore Elected Leader of the Council of IE Academic Departments (CIEADH)
  • Profs. Elaine Chew and Alexandre François Are Two of 51 Artists and Scholars Selected as 2007–2008 Fellows by Harvard's Radcliffe Institute
  • Epstein ISE Doctoral Candidate Jie Liu wins USC Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • Elaine Chew Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure
  • Pictures from the Viterbi Awards Ceremony and the Epstein ISE Department Graduation Reception
  • USC's Homeland Security Center (CREATE) Receives New $11-Million
  • Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE), Directed by Prof. Detlof von Winterfeldt, Reauthorized for Three Years with $11 Million in Funding
  • Epstein ISE Senior Research Associate David Belson Explains USC's California HealthCare Foundation Project to Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine
  • Science and Society: Prof. Carole Beal Discusses Her K-12 Tutoring Software on Internet Radio
  • Pictures from the Epstein ISE Department Annual Spring Banquet
  • Epstein ISE Doctoral Graduate Assistant Prof. Luca Quadrifoglio and Epstein ISE Prof. Maged Dessouky Receive IIE Honors
  • Music Computation and Cognition Laboratory Researcher Wins Digital Dissertation Fellowship
  • Epstein ISE Doctoral Candidate Iris Shen Wins WiSE Fellowship
  • Mathematics in Music: Prof. Elaine Chew Performs for the National University of Singapore Arts Festival
  • CBS News Asks Prof Berok Khoshnevis: "Could This Robot Build a House in a Day?"
  • U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters Tackles Tough Transportation Issues at Local WTS Dinner
  • Spring 2007 MS SAE Graduate Cindy Tran Honored by Both the Orange County and San Fernando Vally Engineers Councils
  • Prof. Meshakati Offers Recommendations after a 2005 Explosion at a BP Refinery in Texas
  • Mathematics in Music: Prof. Elaine Chew Performs for Visions & Voices
  • Prof Berok Khoshnevis' Automatic Housebuilding System Makes News in London