ISE student among five USC representatives at Student Leadership Summit

The USC student group joined over 150 delegates at Berkeley for the Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Student Leadership Summit.

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Maged Dessouky appointed as Dean’s Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Chair for Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering assumes Dean’s Professor role.

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Mahta Moghaddam and Behrokh Khoshnevis Elected to NAE

Moghaddam was elected for development of physics-based computational algorithms; Khoshnevis was elected for innovations in manufacturing and construction.

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Student Wins HackLA Mobility with App to Solve LA Traffic Woes

Jake Beaudin and his team created the app in 24 hours. They recently launched it to the tech industry at CES Las Vegas and will soon present it in Germany.

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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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The Fleischer Prize in Green Technology

USC Viterbi Students encouraged to apply

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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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Events

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Individual Grammar Tutorials

Thu, Mar 21, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: OHE 106
Viterbi graduate and undergraduate students are invited to sign up for individual grammar assistance from professors at the Engineering Writing Program. Sign up for one-on-one individual sessions here: bit.ly ...

Mar22Fri

Individual Grammar Tutorials

Fri, Mar 22, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: OHE 106
Viterbi graduate and undergraduate students are invited to sign up for individual grammar assistance from professors at the Engineering Writing Program. Sign up for one-on-one individual sessions here: bit.ly ...

Mar22Fri

W.V.T. RUSCH ENGINEERING HONORS COLLOQUIUM

Fri, Mar 22, 2019
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Location: SAL 101
Speaker: Mr. Steven Gitlin, Vice President of Corporate Strategy, AeroVironment Talk Title: Imagine the Impossible Host: EHP and Dr. Prata

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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

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Where Investigators Learn to Prevent Accidents

Aviation Safety and Security Program teaches courses to pilots across the globe

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AirTalk: State audit says unsound decision making added billions to bullet train cost

Jim Moore was interviewed about the cost of the bullet train.