9 Questions With Data Scientist and Duet CTO Lucas Hu
A triangle of giving: USC Viterbi alumnus Lucas Hu connects donors to global refugees and local stores
A triangle of giving: USC Viterbi alumnus Lucas Hu connects donors to global refugees and local stores
Dean’s professor and expert in human-building interaction to begin three-year term July 1, 2021.
Rehan Kapadia and Qiming Wang are two of only 38 recipients nationwide.
An air sampling method created by USC Viterbi researchers has been adopted by the Department of Homeland Security to better understand COVID-19’s spread.
USC researchers use wastewater to help predict and mitigate spread of COVID-19, with applications toward other highly contagious illnesses like the flu.
USC researchers modeled complex subsurface water flow to help assess the risk of contaminants appearing in high, unsafe concentrations in variable water sources.
In a return to in-person graduation, the Class of 2020 and 2021 celebrate “passage to a post-COVID new world”
USC Viterbi graduate Harmita Golwala hopes California’s cutting edge research on sustainability can ultimately impact environmental progress in India.
Inspired by the Hoover Dam’s grandeur, graduating USC Viterbi student Saumya Joshi is a trailblazer in her own right, fearlessly changing the face of construction engineering.
Philip Fine combined his technical expertise with his negotiating savvy for his new role at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
USC Viterbi researchers develop innovative new method to analyze how shifts in the earth affect drinking water supply
Annual event brings together talented students and the donors who support their pursuits.
USC researchers harness the power of living organisms to make materials that are strong, tolerant and resilient.
For Viterbi student Jessica Brown, engineering is about advancing well-being of our neighbors, in the places we call home.
Chloroplast-Fortified 3D-Printer Ink May Strengthen Products Like Custom Sneaker Soles
The USC professor joins 40 previously selected faculty members as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
As part of an 11-part lecture series, USC Viterbi researchers spoke on the role and influence of built environments on mental and physical health, and work productivity and satisfaction.
USC Viterbi master’s student Maria Leos learns what fortifies structures, while bolstering her future one opportunity at a time.
How virtual reality can help robots change the face of the construction industry.
USC Viterbi’s Roger Ghanem and Xiaoshu Zeng have created models which predict daily, new COVID-19 cases.
The 4th annual Sustain-A-Thon saw 57 students propose solutions for making the planet more livable and sustainable.
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
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.
Interdisciplinary program from the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will create leaders of the built environment and sustainable cities
Viry Martino, a USC Viterbi alumna and civil engineer, played a critical role in the construction of the Cross Border Xpress
Ghena Alhanee is the first USC doctoral student to have made MIT Technology Review’s prestigious list twice
Awards span research from machine learning to wastewater reuse to fluid dynamics and to self-healing materials.
USC Viterbi’s Virtual Demo Day showcases student-designed products for the world’s hardest-to-reach people.
USC Researchers Receive NSF RAPID grant to track coronavirus spread through wastewater samples.
Hannah Walker, a graduating mechanical engineering major and winner of the USC Discovery Scholar Prize, has created a device to inexpensively map the ocean’s underwater topography.
USC senior Julia Lind seeks to bring technology not just to the people who design buildings, but to those who build them.
USC researchers 3-D-printed the next-generation of high strength, lightweight structures that can autonomously heal impact damage.
Annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report also keep USC Viterbi among the top five private engineering schools
USC Viterbi Ph.D. student Sophia Plata, the first woman in her family to attend college, works to meet the challenge of access to clean water.
USC researchers create smart materials that can mimic electrical devices by triggering different responses to sound.
Potable water reuse is a boon for sustainability, but USC researchers warn of potentially toxic byproducts.
Duet is the world’s first student-built micro-philanthropy platform designed to connect donors with refugees and local stores in a more personalized and dignified way
USC Researcher Discovers a New Approach to Stabilize Spinning Systems by Simultaneously Injecting and Removing Energy
The award recognizes Ghena Alhanaee for her work to prevent a regional catastrophe by providing a linked emergency response plan across the Persian Gulf
Researchers have designed a virtual environment to test how building features in schools and offices help or hurt occupants during active shooter incidents.
A team led by Assistant Professor in the USC Viterbi Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Adam Smith has found that purified water returned to Southern California aquifers for storage and reuse blends with antibiotic-resistant bacteria already found in the aquifer, adding key data to the conversation on how we reuse water.
Professors in the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Lucio Soibelman and Burcin Becerik-Gerber will build knowledge networks in key fields to advance design, development and operation of national infrastructures.
How two USC professors are mining historic disasters to build educational infrastructure reframing how we approach natural disaster preparation.
USC researchers are drawing inspiration from mollusks to build lightweight, strong materials for wearable technology and more.
Nan Li, Ph.D. ’14, was named a 2018 top “Innovator under 35” in China by MIT Technology Review for his work in resilient cities
USC Viterbi Professors Pierluigi Nuzzo, Kelly Sanders and Mahdi Soltanolkotabi receive highly competitive National Science Foundation awards for their leadership and novel research.
The Center for Intelligent Environments launches to advance human-centered building design and operation to increase well-being, safety, and even joy at work and beyond
Antibiotic resistance is spreading from wastewater treatment plants
The Sonny Astani Department celebrates their alumni’s accomplishments
USC Viterbi faculty and students develop a 3D-printed material that can repair itself all on its own.
USC Viterbi Students encouraged to apply
Undergraduates in an environmental engineering microbiology course use brand-new lab space to study their own microbiomes
In honor of Le Val Lund, Jr., ASCE, USC and Caltech hold an annual lecture on lifeline infrastructure and community resilience and award an individual who greatly contributes to this field. This year, the event was held at USC.
USC Viterbi leads initiative to bring research and technology innovation to foreign policy challenges
Researchers optimize new method of cleaning filtration membranes used in wastewater treatment
Tranice’ Warner, a USC Viterbi Ph.D. student, receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to pursue her research in wastewater treatment
The Sonny Astani Department honors its exceptional research and teaching assistants
New USC Viterbi course focused on engineering solutions for social good takes students from seven USC schools in a close encounter with problems inside refugee camps
Burcin Becerik-Gerber leads an effort to create a smart desk that encourages a healthy and productive work environment.
Study analyzes how much water is used by oil, coal, natural gas, wind and other energy sources
USC Viterbi alumnus PJ Wilson moved to Puerto Rico bringing solar kits and advocating for renewable energy on the hurricane-ravaged island
16 Saudi Aramco employees completed a unique master’s degree in construction management
After long nights that muddled into early mornings in SAL, CED, and Leavey, they’re ready to set sail
2018 USC Viterbi master’s students shared hugs, laughs and memories at graduation ceremonies.
Accomplishments of Viterbi Master’s students celebrated at the second annual event
At the 2018 USC Viterbi Ph.D. Hooding and Awards ceremony, the intellectual descendants of Curie, Drexler and Viterbi took the stage.
The annual WiSE Research Horizons Symposium at USC brought together some of the best minds in academic research
While currently available models can take hours to run, this open-source nearshore modeling software runs faster than real-time with concurrent visualization and an interactive environment
USC Viterbi faculty, students receive multiple awards at the 2018 OCEC Awards and Honors Banquet.
Glenda “Milly” Rodriguez, president of the USC chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, assured her parents she would become the first in her family to graduate from college. That day is coming soon.
Three USC Viterbi Assistant Professors receive a National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award for outstanding, innovative and promising approaches to research
A team led by USC Viterbi researchers developed 3-D printed acoustic metamaterials that can be switched on and off remotely using a magnetic field
Diana Valenzuela takes home the night’s top honor: the John R. Hubbard Award
USC researchers identify the molecule responsible for a potent carcinogen found in recycled wastewater
USC Viterbi alumnus Kenneth Hekimian and his family recently dedicated a bench in honor of his mentor, Howard Laitin, a former USC adjunct professor and Hughes Aircraft chief scientist.
USC Viterbi Assistant Professors Mahdi Soltanolkotabi and Qiming Wang win US Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Awards.
The winners of the 2017 Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Awards
New Study by USC Engineers Finds Higher Concentrations of Cancer Causing Agents in Entirely Underground Metro Trains
The Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering honors its best research and teaching assistants
USC Viterbi’s Lucio Soibelman on making the future happen today.
This year’s keynote Dorman Lecture, hosted by the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was given by National Academy of Engineering (NAE) President C.D. Mote, Jr.
From the dedicated students, to the supportive alumni, USC-CMAA president and vice president discuss what makes their chapter stand out
Through academic clubs, research, and fellowships from GEM, AAUW and the Switzer Foundation, master’s student Daisy Benitez works towards creating a sustainable future
Waves as high as the Space Needle wreaked havoc in uninhabited Taan Fiord, Alaska and a group of scientists find out how it happened and what to look for before the next one hits
USC Hosts the Global Leadership Forum for Construction Engineering and Management Programs
Accomplishments of Viterbi Masters students celebrated in inaugural event
Graduating students from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering were recognized on May 10th at the 2017 Undergraduate Viterbi Awards for their academic, leadership, and service achievements.
USC Visions and Voices concert initiated by a civil and environmental engineering professor dives deep into the wonders and tribulations of the ocean through music
New podcast episode: What if the building you occupied was more than just a space?
Delegations from the two schools met to sign an agreement that will strengthen collaborative research and academic development.
Four distinguished junior USC Viterbi faculty appointed to Early Career Chairs
USC Viterbi Professor Considers and Tries to Prepare for the ‘Unthinkable’
Felipe de Barros, a civil and environmental engineer, Han Wang, an electrical engineer and Ilias Diakonikolas and Wyatt Lloyd, both computer scientists, win the National Science Foundation’s top honor for junior faculty
After five months of preparation, the CMAA student chapter takes first, second and third place at this year’s construction competition.
Kirsten Rice empowers communities in developing countries to produce their own clean water
Department Chair Lucio Soibelman was awarded ASCE’s 2017 Construction Management Award for his work in big data research and management
Inter-disciplinary study suggests that tiny, dirty airborne particles called PM2.5 invade the brain and wreak havoc
Civil Engineering Ph.D. student Evangelos Pantazis receives a research residency position to bring the creations of his novel architecture design methodology to life
Department Chair and Professor Lucio Soibelman Appointed Dean’s Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering honors their esteemed alumni.