CEE Students Honored at 2022 Graduate and PhD Awards

On May 2nd, USC Viterbi’s 2022 Graduate and PhD Awards were held at the USC Hotel grand ballroom. The Sonny Astani Department congratulates Raven Althouse, PhD ENE ’22, for receiving the Jenny Wang Excellence in Teaching Award; and Jiaming Shi, PhD ENE ’22 for receiving the Best Research Assistant Award. Additionally, students were honored for their overall excellence. Kexin Shen, … Read More

Dr. Soibelman inducted into the National Academy of Construction

On October 24, 2019, Dr. Lucio Soibelman was inducted into the National Academy of Construction in Nashville, Tennessee. Not only does the academy provide well-earned recognition for esteemed members, but it also serves as a prestigious body of leaders, which continue to serve one of our nation’s largest industry in a positive and impactful manner.  Congratulations, Dr. Soibelman!   Published … Read More

Dr. Burcin Becerik-Gerber Featured in VOA News

Dr. Burcin Becerik-Gerber was featured in VOA News for her research on how building attributes affect human responses to extreme violence. A project of CENTIENTS, which Becerik-Gerber cofounded with USC Assistant Professor Gale Lucas, the research looks into how to secure people during violent incidents, like an active shooter situation, and uses virtual reality to explore different scenarios. Read the … Read More

Roger Ghanem, PhD, Appointed as 2019 SIAM Fellow

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. Published on April 1st, 2019Last updated on April 1st, 2019

Recent PhD. Graduate, Subhayan De, Selected as “Editor’s Choice”

Dr. Subhayan De, a recent PhD. graduate who is currently a postdoc in the Aerospace Engineering Department at The University of Colorado, Boulder, has had his two most recent papers published in the ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics. Amazingly, both papers were chosen as “Editor’s Choice“. * Editor’s choice for Sept 2018: S. De, P.T. Brewick, E.A. Johnson and S.F. Wojtkiewicz (2018). … Read More

Jake Kirchner Wins Dean’s Staff Early Career Award

USC CEE staff member Jake Kirchner has won a Dean’s Staff Early Career Award, one of the Viterbi Staff Awards given at the 2018 Faculty & Staff Awards Luncheon. Dean Yortsos presented him the award on Friday, April 25, at Town and Gown. Published on April 25th, 2018Last updated on April 27th, 2018

Dr. Burcin Becerik-Gerber Appointed a Rutherford Visiting Fellow

Dr. Burcin Becerik-Gerber has been appointed as one of ten Rutherford Visiting Fellows at the Alan Turing Institute in the UK. The Rutherford Visiting Fellowships are supported by the Rutherford Fund which aims to help maintain the UK’s position as a world leader in science and research by attracting highly skilled researchers to the UK. Published on April 25th, 2018Last … Read More

Dr. Ketan Savla’s Promotion

Congratulations to Dr. Ketan Savla, who has just been promoted to Associate Professor, with tenure. Published on April 25th, 2018Last updated on April 25th, 2018

Rebecca Peer Receives WiSE Merit Award

Environmental Engineering PhD student Rebecca Peer received the WiSE Merit Award for Current PhD Students. This award is offered to Ph.D. students, two from the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences and two from the Viterbi School of Engineering, who demonstrate exceptional work in their field. The purpose of the WiSE Merit Award is to provide … Read More

Civil engineering student Camila Salomon Gnecco awarded WTS-LA scholarship

Camila Salomon Gnecco, a civil engineering undergraduate student, was awarded the 2017 Ava Doner Scholarship by the Los Angeles chapter of Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS). In addition to an outstanding academic performance, Gnecco has conducted research at Nanjing Tech University on the structural applications of bamboo and worked as an analyst assistant in the Georgetown University Utilities Department. At USC, … Read More