Engineering an Urgent Redesign for America's Healthcare System

Engineering an Urgent Redesign for America's Healthcare System

USC Viterbi launches a master of health systems management engineering degree to produce leaders who can make healthcare more efficient.

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USC Viterbi Sustainability Projects Receive $150,000 Funding Boost

USC Viterbi Sustainability Projects Receive $150,000 Funding Boost

Projects centered on precision agriculture, water modeling using AI, and smog-reducing architecture have been recognized in the USC Center for Sustainability Solutions’ latest grants.

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Kailey Breyer Brings Joy – and a Little Coding – to Girls

Kailey Breyer Brings Joy – and a Little Coding – to Girls

The USC Viterbi alumna and founder of Kailey’s Queens organizes events for 9- to 16-year-olds that foster friendship, learning and fun

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Department Award Winners for 2020

Department Award Winners for 2020

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering congratulates this year’s award-winning faculty and students.

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She Wants To Change How We Dress And Feed The World

She Wants To Change How We Dress And Feed The World

Soraya Levy, Senior and Grand Challenges Scholar, Started Reimagining Our World by Reimagining Her Own Education

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The Engineering Bat Signal for COVID-19 Went Out. She Answered It.

The Engineering Bat Signal for COVID-19 Went Out. She Answered It.

How Julia Sircar, a Class of 2020 graduate, came to work with top engineers to combat a pandemic.

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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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Sep29Tue

ISE 651 - Epstein Seminar

Tue, Sep 29, 2020
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: Online/Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Carl Kesselman, Dean's Professor of ISE; Professor of CS, Keck School of Medicine, and Ostrow School of Dentistry; Director of the Informatics Systems Research Division, USC ISI Talk Title: Data and the Brain Host: Prof....

Oct02Fri

Grammar Tutoring

Fri, Oct 02, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: ZOOM
One-on-One Grammar Tutoring for Viterbi Graduate and Undergraduate Students Students are welcome to bring any type of writing in any stage of development, including drafts. Examples include dissertations, articles, papers, cover letters,...

Oct06Tue

ISE 651 - Epstein Seminar

Tue, Oct 06, 2020
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: Online/Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Phebe Vayanos, Assistant Professor, USC Talk Title: TBD Host: Prof. Suvrajeet Sen

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KNX 1070 AM: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to Go Fare-less

KNX 1070 AM: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to Go Fare-less

James Moore was interviewed about the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s plan to go fare-less and whether it will reduce inequities within public transportation.

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KPCC-FM: The Future Of DTLA: Is The Pandemic Just A Bump In The Road Or Something More Serious?

KPCC-FM: The Future Of DTLA: Is The Pandemic Just A Bump In The Road Or Something More Serious?

KPCC-FM interviewed James Moore on what the post-pandemic future holds for downtown Los Angeles.​

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USC Viterbi Offers Two New Short Courses: “Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” and “Sustainable Energy”

USC Viterbi Offers Two New Short Courses: “Viterbi vs. Pandemics!” and “Sustainable Energy”

Both lecture series launch the week after Labor Day, offering students a comprehensive faculty coverage of COVID-19 and a series on sustainable energy with Dean Yortsos

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USC Viterbi Sustainability Projects Receive $150,000 Funding Boost

USC Viterbi Sustainability Projects Receive $150,000 Funding Boost

Projects centered on precision agriculture, water modeling using AI, and smog-reducing architecture have been recognized in the USC Center for Sustainability Solutions’ latest grants.