Congratulations to Dr. Amy Childress for being appointed as a Gabilan Distinguished Professor in Science and Engineering. The Gabilan Distinguished Professorship in Science and Engineering is awarded  to an outstanding tenured faculty with a primary appointment in engineering, natural science, or math who also contributes significantly to Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) affairs. The holder of the Gabilan Distinguished … Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Burcin Becerik-Gerber for being promoted to full professor. Dr. Becerik-Gerber is the Director of Graduate Programs at the Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of University of Southern California. She is the founding director of the Innovation in Integrated Informatics LAB and the Center for Intelligent Environments, Technology and Society (CENTIENTS). Her research falls at the … Read More

Professor Wang was featured in the Washington Post where he, three of his students, and a professor from the University of Connecticut announced that they had invented a 3-D-printable rubber that could fix itself. Wang believes that it will take two or three years for the self-healing sneaker soles to show up in stores and could potentially eliminate the amount … Read More

Lily Shi, a Ph.D. student advised by Professor Daniel McCurry, receives the 2019 Teh Fu “Dave” Yen Fellowship in Environmental Engineering. Her research is focused on understanding the fundamental chemistry of ozone oxidation of stimulant drugs that enter wastewater from human use and how these drugs can be transformed into potentially harmful byproducts. A long-term goal of this research is … Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Sanders on being selected to receive the 2019 Hanna Reisler Mentorship Award for her incredible mentoring of graduate students.  The Hanna Reisler Mentorship Award recognizes individuals at USC who have advanced the careers of women in science and engineering through generous and committed professional mentorship.

Congratulations to Zakiyyah Brown, Samantha McVety, and Hannah Schlaerth who have earned prestigious fellowship awards through the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). This program recognizes outstanding graduate student researchers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, providing awardees with three years of financial support.  

Congratulations to Roger G. Ghanem, who was appointed as a 2019 SIAM Fellow. He is being recognized for his seminal contributions to the mathematical foundations of uncertainty quantification methods. For more information, please click here.

Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Sanders who was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Award for her proposal entitled, “Coordinating climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies across the energy-water nexus: An integrated research and education framework”.

Ezgi Cinar is a first year Civil Engineering Ph.D. student advised by Prof. Patrick Lynett. Her research focuses on understanding the behavior of debris motion and its effects under extreme events like tsunamis and storm surges. Ezgi was born and raised in Ankara, Turkey. She joined the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Fall 2018 upon receiving … Read More