Department Workshops

2017 NAMRC/MSEC International Manufacturing Research Conference

The Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California (USC) hosted the 2017 International Manufacturing Research Conference June 4 – 8, 2017.  The conference, organized by Professor Yong Chen of the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, brought together over 600 researchers  in the fields of manufacturing and design.

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CNSL 2017 Conference on Nonconvex Statistical Learning

Hosted by Prof Jong-Shi Pang, the CNSL conference brought researchers from all levels to advance the field of statistical learning and promoting collaboration.

Group Photo of Attendees

2018 Decision Making in Large Systems Summer School 

Funded by the National Science Foundation

Principal Investigator Ali Abbas hosted a six-day summer school in June 2018 that introduced graduate students to the foundations of decision  making in large systems.

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FACAM 2019 Foundations for Accuracy Control in Additive Manufacturing

Co-Organized by Prof. Qiang Huang and Prof N. Anwer at the ENS Paris-Sacaly, the FACAM 2019 workshop built upon the successes of prior workshops and brought together researchers and students in Paris.  The 2019 workshop focused on the frontier of accuracy control in additive manufacturing, with emphasis on Machine Learning for Additive Manufacturing.

FACAM 2018 Foundations for Accuracy Control in Additive Manufacturing

Organized by Prof. Qiang Huang, the FACAM 2018 workshop built upon the success of the 2016 workshop, to discuss the research needed to establish theoretical foundations for accuracy control in additive manufacturing.

There were targeted research collaborations between USC and Purdue University, Rutgers University, Northwestern University, and Florida State University; and top international institutions: Politecnico di Milano, École Normale Supérieure (ENS) –Cachan, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.