Can AI Reduce Race Bias in Homelessness?

New Algorithm Can Improve Outcomes in Assigning Housing to Homeless Youth and Change Housing Policy

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Maged M. Dessouky appointed Chair for Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Renowned research scientist Maged Dessouky assumes leadership role for ISE department

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Talented Trio Take Graduation By Storm

Alexa, Brock and Olivia Hudnut are the ultimate Trojan trio.

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USC Center for AI in Society Seeks to Reduce Military Suicides

In a groundbreaking project, USC Viterbi School of Engineering and USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work to identify at-risk active military personnel and veterans.

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USC Viterbi Honors Outstanding Faculty, Staff

At the 2018 Faculty and Staff Awards, Dean Yortsos celebrated USC Viterbi’s growing excellence.

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Next Generation Ethics

USC Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making brings together government, academia and private enterprise to advance ethical decision-making

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Industrial & Systems Engineering is seeking applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position in the department.

What is Industrial and Systems Engineering?

Industrial and systems engineering (ISE) deals with the optimization of complex processes, systems or organizations. Engineers who specialize in this field work to eliminate wasted time, money, materials, man-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value. According to the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, they devise how to do things better by engineering processes and systems that improve quality and productivity.

An industrial and systems engineering education provides a fundamental base for success in a broad spectrum of career paths. USC’s Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers a strong curriculum taught by world renowned and dedicated faculty. In conjunction with the Daniel J. Epstein Institute, our department is uniquely positioned to be the thought leader in ISE education and research.

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2017 Eberhardt Rechtin Lecture

Invention, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, 3D Printing
Presented by Mr. Charles Hull, Co Founder and CTO, 3D Systems

April 13, 2017 

2017 ISE Spring Banquet

April 20, 2017


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Events

Oct23Tue

Epstein Institute Seminar - ISE 651

Tue, Oct 23, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: GER 206
Speaker: Dr. Julie Swann, Professor and Dept. Chair, North Carolina State University Talk Title: Engineering Modeling to Assist in Eradication of Guinea Worm Host: Dr. Sze-chuan Suen

Oct23Tue

Deepcurrent Hands-on Machine Learning Series Lesson #2

Tue, Oct 23, 2018
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: MRF 340
RSVP: goo.gl In Lesson #2, we will continue to delve deeper into the problem of predicting taxi fares in NYC. If you haven't already, you can download the lesson notebooks from this GitHub repo. *This...

Oct24Wed

GRAMMAR WORKSHOP FOR WRIT340E STUDENTS

Wed, Oct 24, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: LVL 16
WRIT 340E Professors Choi and Schroeder will be providing grammar lessons and individualized assistance to students currently taking WRIT 340 - Advanced Writing for Engineers. Students should bring their WRIT 340E assignments so that...

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In Brief

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The Future of Self-Driving Cars

On November 16, Professor Najmedin Meshkati and his ISE 370 Human Factors in Work Design class welcomed guest speaker Christopher Hart, member and ex-Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).  Hart gave a lecture entitled “The Challenges and Opportunities of Autonomous Vehicles.” Abstract After declining for several years, the number of fatalities on our streets and highways has recently … Read More

News

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LA Times: Inflation and delays could add billions more to bullet train project costs

James Moore was quoted in a story about the cost of the California bullet train project.

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International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence: Milind Tambe Receives IJCAI 2018 John McCarthy Award

Milind Tambe, the Helen N. and Emmett H. Jones Professor in Engineering is being recognized for research and development of important practical applications of AI and multi-agent systems for social good.