Innovation in Systems, Algorithms and Quantitative Methods

Industrial and Systems Engineering at USC

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering leads through innovation in systems, algorithms and quantitative methods. We prepare students to become skilled experts, managers, decision-makers and researchers for design and optimization in complex and uncertain environments. The Epstein Department’s research and education benefit society through novel systems for healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, security, e-commerce, and the environment.
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Sep17Fri

WiSE Alumni Lecture Series: Blithe Rocher and Olivia Evanson

Fri, Sep 17, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location: Zoom Webinar
Speaker: Blithe Rocher and Olivia Evanson, Google and Boston Scientific Talk Title: WiSE Alumni Lectures Biography: Blithe Rocher, Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, USC Blithe Rocher is a software engineering manager at Google. She leads...

Sep21Tue

ISE 651 - Epstein Seminar

Tue, Sep 21, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Speaker: Dr. David Woodruff, Professor of Management, School of Management, UC Davis Talk Title: Computing Bounds and Confidence Intervals for Stochastic Programs Host: Prof. Suvrajeet Sen More Info: Please email owh@usc.edu for Zoom...

Sep24Fri

Grammar Tutorials

Fri, Sep 24, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom
INDIVIDUAL GRAMMAR TUTORING FOR VITERBI UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS Meet one-on-one with Viterbi faculty, build your grammar skills, and take your writing to the next level! Viterbi faculty from the Engineering Writing...

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Machine Learning Method to Predict 3-D Printing Accuracy Wins at 2021 IEEE CASE in France

Machine Learning Method to Predict 3-D Printing Accuracy Wins at 2021 IEEE CASE in France

A research team from the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering was awarded the best conference paper for a new fabrication-aware small-sample machine learning method for 3-D printing.

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A Spirited Engineer

A Spirited Engineer

USC Viterbi senior Alexandra Rennie brings enthusiasm, energy, and spirit to Trojan athletics as captain of the Spirit Leaders

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USC Price: CREATE’s expanded vision will help leaders tackle America’s biggest threats

USC Price: CREATE’s expanded vision will help leaders tackle America’s biggest threats

CREATE, USC’s homeland security center, is charting new directions.

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Times Union: An AI expert explains why it’s hard to give computers something you take for granted: Common sense