The Return of the Viterbi Awards

The Return of the Viterbi Awards

After last year’s postponement because of COVID-19, the 42nd annual event celebrated honorees General (retired) Ellen Pawlikowski, alumnus Juan Perez of UPS and Geena Davis.

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How a Moving Platform for 3-D Printing Can Cut Waste and Costs

How a Moving Platform for 3-D Printing Can Cut Waste and Costs

Researchers at USC Viterbi have developed a unique low-cost dynamically-controlled surface for 3-D printers that reduces waste and saves time.

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Mayank Kejriwal Recognized for Public Engagement Work

Mayank Kejriwal Recognized for Public Engagement Work

Kejriwal is a finalist in the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 2021 Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science.

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Undergraduate Diana Bonilla Combines Engineering, Business, Service, and Dance

Undergraduate Diana Bonilla Combines Engineering, Business, Service, and Dance

The ISE student was recently named a finalist for the prestigious Dr. John R. Hubbard Recognition Award

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Giving Back is Top Priority for First Generation Student

Giving Back is Top Priority for First Generation Student

Industrial and systems engineering student Carlos Acosta is active in a range of student organizations, as well as much-needed volunteer relief efforts for his homeland of Venezuela.

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USC Viterbi Professors Azad Madni and Jong-Shi Pang Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering

USC Viterbi Professors Azad Madni and Jong-Shi Pang Inducted into the National Academy of Engineering

An optimization expert who harnesses mathematics to improve industries and a leader in astronautical and systems engineering are USC Viterbi’s newest members of the National Academy of Engineering.

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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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Apr19Mon

Info Session: ENGR 345 Principle and Practices of Global Innovation

Mon, Apr 19, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Microsoft Teams: tinyurl.com/ipodiainfo
ENGR 345 Principle and Practices of Global Innovations is a global class using the classroom-without-border platform and learning-from-diversity pedagogy. Students will study the dynamic lifecycle of technology innovation in competitive...

Apr20Tue

ISE 651 - Epstein Seminar

Tue, Apr 20, 2021
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Location: Online/Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Urbashi (Ubli) Mitra, Gordon S. Marshall Professor in Engineering, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science, USC Talk Title: Incentive Analysis and Coordination Design for Multi-Timescale Electricity...

Apr24Sat

Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY): Human Subjects Research

Sat, Apr 24, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
An online discussion and Q&A about Human Subjects Research at USC by the leaders from the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS) at USC. When: 4-5 PM, 02/24 (last Wednesday of each month) Format: 20-minute talk, followed...

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Gizmodo: Experimental 3D Printer Offers a Clever Way to Eliminate Waste

Gizmodo: Experimental 3D Printer Offers a Clever Way to Eliminate Waste

Research led by Yong Chen and PhD student Yang Xu was featured

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The Return of the Viterbi Awards

The Return of the Viterbi Awards

After last year’s postponement because of COVID-19, the 42nd annual event celebrated honorees General (retired) Ellen Pawlikowski, alumnus Juan Perez of UPS and Geena Davis.

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Spectrum News 1: Concerns About Potential Freeway Expansion

Spectrum News 1: Concerns About Potential Freeway Expansion

Jim Moore was interviewed regarding ways to combat congestion besides adding lanes to freeways.

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Undergraduate Diana Bonilla Combines Engineering, Business, Service, and Dance

Undergraduate Diana Bonilla Combines Engineering, Business, Service, and Dance

The ISE student was recently named a finalist for the prestigious Dr. John R. Hubbard Recognition Award