Professor Kirk Shung becomes Dwight C. and Hildagarde E. Baum Chair

Dean’s Professor of Biomedical Engineering Kirk Shung assumes the mantle of department chair for BME.

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Professor Kirk Shung becomes Dwight C. and Hildagarde E. Baum Chair

Dean’s Professor of Biomedical Engineering Kirk Shung assumes the mantle of department chair for BME.

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Recent USC Viterbi Ph.D. Named Among “World’s Top 35 Innovators Under 35.”

Niki Bayat is the first USC doctoral student to have earned distinction as one of MIT Technology Review’s prestigious “TR 35.”

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Swarthmore College: Valero-Cuevas Receives Honorary Degree from Swarthmore

Francisco Valero-Cuevas was awarded an honorary degree from his alma mater, Swarthmore College for his scientific contributions. He spoke at Swarthmore’s commencement ceremony on May 27, 2018

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ALS Association: Megan McCain awarded research grant from ALS Association

McCain works to discover new potential ALS therapeutics and a better understanding ALS disease mechanisms using a unique and innovative tools.

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Ellis Meng receives 2018 EMBS Technical Achievement Award

This award is given annually to an individual “to recognize an individual(s) for outstanding achievement, contribution(s), and/or innovation in a technical area of biomedical engineering.”

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Biomedical Engineering @ USC

Welcome to the USC Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME)!
Since our early roots as an option within electrical engineering in 1963, we have maintained a longstanding tradition of advancing biomedicine through the development and application of novel engineering ideas. Our department, founded in 1976, includes over 80 primary and affiliated faculty members that conduct cutting-edge research in a wide variety of areas, including neuroengineering, biosystems and biosignal analysis, medical devices and implants, bioimaging and imaging informatics, and systems cellular-molecular bioengineering.

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2018 BMES Career Development Award Winners

This year, the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) selected three USC Viterbi Department of Biomedical Engineering students as winners of the 2018 BMES Career Development Award: Nathan Cho, Davi Lyra-Leite and … Read More

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Mr. USC

How To Launch A Million Dollar Software Firm? A Family Helps. Specifically, the Trojan Variety.

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Hacking for Defense

In an exciting, experiential new class, the U.S. Department of Defense supplies national security problems, while students develop ideas for solutions.

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