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National Academy of Inventors: Viterbi Faculty Neil Siegel and Gianluca Lazzi Named NAI Fellows

Neil Siegel and Gianluca Lazzi are 2 of 168 individuals worldwide named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

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Contagion Live: AI Could Present a New Paradigm in Epidemiology

Sze-Chuan Suen, assistant professor in the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, discusses her work using AI algorithms to tailor public health outreach to fight the spread of infectious diseases.

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From UPS Driver to the C-Suite

From UPS Driver to the C-Suite

Juan Perez turned his capstone design experience at USC Viterbi into an impressive 30-year career at package delivery giant, UPS.

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Keeping Them Honest: Jong-Shi Pang Honored for Career Achievements

Keeping Them Honest: Jong-Shi Pang Honored for Career Achievements

Pang was recognized with the 2019 John von Neumann Theory Prize by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

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IISE Team Connects With Tech Leaders in Seattle

IISE Team Connects With Tech Leaders in Seattle

The group from USC’s Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers student chapter was supported by Microsoft to tour its facilities and make valuable industry connections in the Pacific Northwest tech hub.

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USC researchers receive $12.5 million grant for unique facial database

USC researchers receive $12.5 million grant for unique facial database

The project seeks new research data for FaceBase, a freely available collection of DNA samples, data and images related to abnormalities of the head and facial bones.

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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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National Academy of Inventors: Viterbi Faculty Neil Siegel and Gianluca Lazzi Named NAI Fellows

National Academy of Inventors: Viterbi Faculty Neil Siegel and Gianluca Lazzi Named NAI Fellows

Neil Siegel and Gianluca Lazzi are 2 of 168 individuals worldwide named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

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Contagion Live: AI Could Present a New Paradigm in Epidemiology

Contagion Live: AI Could Present a New Paradigm in Epidemiology

Sze-Chuan Suen, assistant professor in the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, discusses her work using AI algorithms to tailor public health outreach to fight the spread of infectious diseases.