New Grant to Help Develop “Forever Implants”
The research, led by USC Viterbi, includes collaborators from USC Keck and Stanford
The research, led by USC Viterbi, includes collaborators from USC Keck and Stanford
New model demonstrates how the nervous system learns to control the body and has implications for medical treatments and developing agile robots
Ride for PKD cyclist Glenn Frommer meets USC Viterbi researchers using nanotechnology to find a cure for his genetic disorder.
At the 2022 commencement ceremony, undergraduates shared laughter, tears and hugs as they embark on a new journey
First in-person, satellite ceremonies in two years feature four-star general and former CEO of Yahoo and Verizon Media as speakers
At the 2022 Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony, 215 new graduates join Trojan forebears like Andrew Viterbi and Wanda Austin.
Class of 2022 graduate Emily Powis balances her 3D ultrasound research with death-defying climbing and bouldering adventures.
Remedy, the winner of the 2022 Min Family Challenge, has developed a flexible container and wearable pouch that allow unhoused people to protect their medication from would-be thieves
USC researchers stimulate blind retinas using focused ultrasound technology
The NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty has now been received by 13 USC Viterbi faculty over the past two years
USC Viterbi researchers worked with a DARPA-supported multi-institution team to outline how the machines of the future can achieve lifelong learning, just like humans and other animals.
His four year term with the NIH’s Advisory Board On Medical Rehabilitation Research began in July 2021.
Fish that glow; a tailor-made microscope; a new way to catalog science. After six years, researchers produce the first snapshots of memory in a living animal.
Select projects focus on brain modeling, emerging materials, fuels, and electromagnetic devices
The Min Family Challenge, a business model contest to develop startups that benefit the underprivileged, held its 2021-2022 kickoff
The trio joins a distinguished class of 175 new inductees who “demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation”
Ali Marjaninejad recently completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Now he’s a postdoctoral research associate in the Valero Lab, making bio-inspired robots and prostheses.
USC Viterbi biomedical engineers have secured $1.2 million in BRAIN Initiative funding to create a model of the hippocampus that is functionally indistinguishable from the real thing.
First-year students Jose M. Zarate Diaz and Raul Torres Jr. win the prestigious award
In the fight against diseases like ALS, USC Viterbi biomedical engineering researchers have created a powerful lab model to better see how our muscles and neurons connect.
“A sense of confidence, exposure and knowledge:” Students, family, and faculty celebrate the conclusion of this summer’s session of SHINE with annual poster session
Over 100 USC Viterbi undergraduates present their year-long research projects virtually at the 2021 Viterbi Research Symposium
Eun Ji Chung and her team will examine the properties of these powerful cells and how they can be developed into treatments for COVID-19 and other viral infections.
ISI researcher and PhD student utilize iLASH to study genetic causes of diseases and the genetic structure of populations.
In a return to in-person graduation, the Class of 2020 and 2021 celebrate “passage to a post-COVID new world”
The Department of Biomedical Engineering students will pursue research to broaden our understanding of heart attacks and how the cells of the uterus function.
USC Viterbi online celebration: the Class of 2021 embraces the future with hope and purpose
Class of 2021 USC Viterbi biomedical engineering senior Melissa Banks is working on self-sanitizing copper-coated masks to keep us safe from dangerous viruses.
The biomedical engineering student has been competing on an international stage in roller derby, while working on research that aims to improve lives of children with movement disorders like cerebral palsy.
Tavakoli has been working on STEM outreach to school age students through the USC Viterbi K-12 STEM Center, and will now pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering.
Miyasato, president of the Associated Students of Biomedical Engineering (ASBME), has been researching the optical properties of dyes and tattoo inks.
At the 11th annual MEPC, the team’s vision for a silicone-based polymer shield to protect cancer patients wins the $50,000 grand prize
An AI algorithm developed by Gerald Loeb would comb through millions of electronic medical records to suggest diagnoses and tests to improve patient outcomes and lower costs
USC researchers have harnessed a powerful mathematical model to provide advanced seizure prediction, revolutionizing epilepsy management and treatment.
Professors Keith Chugg, Jay Kuo and Gerald Loeb join this year’s list of 175 distinguished academic inventors
The latest edition of the 11-year-old MEPC features 15 startup teams competing for a $50,000 grand prize.
Megan McCain, Giorgia Quadrato and Leonardo Morsut have been awarded a four year National Science Foundation grant to develop better organoids, to help us understand human brain development and disease.
Zohrab A. Kaprielian fellow in Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Biomedical Engineering Pin Wang discussed immunology behind the COVID-19 vaccine.
USC Viterbi data scientists helping decision-makers see beyond the fog of data to provide better pandemic forecasts and save lives
The USC Viterbi Department of Biomedical Engineering professor will take on the role of Vice President Technical Activities-Elect.
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
Researchers in USC Viterbi’s Department of Biomedical Engineering have discovered how commonly used coloring agents such as tattoo inks and food dyes could help improve cancer detection.
New USC Viterbi series captures the stories of Black faculty, students and academic leaders.
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.
Eun Ji Chung’s new coloring book explores the magical world of human cells, with proceeds to benefit COVID-19 efforts.
Awards span research from machine learning to wastewater reuse to fluid dynamics and to self-healing materials.
Motivated to engineer a better world for all humanity, USC Viterbi celebrates graduates who have pursued academic excellence and impacted their communities.
Class of 2020 graduate, Lily Lau Hou is taking the skills from her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering to launch a startup and help the COVID-19 response in her homeland.
The USC Viterbi-led team aims to improve the diets and health of low-income, urban residents in unique contest pairing engineering and societal challenges
USC researchers have developed a high-powered ultrasound imaging technique to help uncover serious eye diseases sooner than ever before.
How USC Viterbi’s interdisciplinary research helped get this beatboxer an engineering degree.
USC teams take the first three places in the prestigious competition, with USC Viterbi students leading the way.
USC’s Associated Students of Biomedical Engineering is keeping busy with a series of online member events and fundraising initiatives to support COVID-19 efforts.
USC researchers and alumni emphasize innovation and collaboration to support the fight against COVID-19 on the front lines.
Researchers in USC Viterbi’s Department of Biomedical Engineering have created a new nanoparticle that aims to prevent potentially deadly blood clots.
Researchers in the USC Viterbi Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science are joining the global research effort to develop a viable vaccine to halt the global pandemic.
Annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report also keep USC Viterbi among the top five private engineering schools
This year’s ASBME Makeathon saw 10 student teams battling the clock to build biomedical devices to help stroke survivors recover their hand and wrist movement.
Researchers at USC Viterbi designed and built a device that keeps zebrafish hearts alive longer than ever to give us insights into how to repair a broken heart
The BRAIN Initiative grant will allow researchers to create cutting edge polymer electrodes for better brain signal monitoring, paving the way for devices that could restore human memory.
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
New nanotechnology will allow detection of blocked arteries more effectively than ever before.
Chung has recently picked up the awards for her work in nanomedicine and cell and molecular bioengineering.
Maral Mousavi, new USC Viterbi faculty, wants to make medical diagnostics more accessible and affordable.
Meng has been recognized for her career achievements in the field of biomedical microelectromechanical sensors.
The new NIH-funded project will assemble a top research team to further our understanding of why and how cancer spreads throughout the body.
USC Viterbi’s Jennifer Treweek witnessed too many people suffering from drug addiction, PTSD and depression around her, so she dedicated her life to eradicating their deadly effects
Professor of biomedical engineering and ophthalmology is one of 54 academic inventors elected to the Spring 2019 class of NAI Senior Members.
Students from the Orthopaedic Medical Magnet High School are building their own biomedical devices, with a little help from USC Viterbi faculty and students.
The inaugural awards were supported by the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering.
Around 90 biomedical engineering students presented their research to industry and research professionals at the annual Fred S. Grodins Research Symposium.
At the 41st Viterbi Awards, NAE President Dan Mote Jr., alumna and Northrop Grumman VP Linnie Haynesworth, and SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell were honored.
Project SUNRISE encourages USC Viterbi and other students to leverage their technical and entrepreneurial skills to help community members in need.
Engineering students teamed up for the annual ASBME Makeathon, creating new assistive devices for Parkinson’s patients over the course of one weekend.
New AI algorithms could allow robots to learn to move by themselves, imitating animals.
USC Viterbi’s Stacey Finley and Shannon Mumenthaler from the Keck School of Medicine of USC lead new $3.1 million grant to advance search for new cancer treatments using computer simulations
USC Viterbi Faculty members from Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering join the 2019 class of IEEE fellows.
USC faculty members were two of 148 academic inventors selected this year
The Baum Family Maker Space, which will establish a new hub for undergraduate student innovation, positions USC Viterbi as a leader in hands-on engineering learning.
A trio of USC Viterbi researchers have unlocked secrets about an engineered protein receptor, known as CAR, that makes cancer-fighting T cells more effective.
Grant to study nanoparticle innovations for kidney disease is a paradigm shift
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
The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has selected USC’s student chapter as the 2018 recipients
Nanoparticle Targets Kidney Disease for Drug Delivery
Dean’s Professor of Biomedical Engineering Kirk Shung assumes the mantle of department chair for BME.
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.
From D.C. to Los Angeles via Lagos, graduating biomedical engineer and USC Viterbi flag bearer reflects on his impressive accomplishments.
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.
Alexa, Brock and Olivia Hudnut are the ultimate Trojan trio.
The annual WiSE Research Horizons Symposium at USC brought together some of the best minds in academic research
USC Viterbi junior Rhea Choudhury combines entrepreneurship, tutoring and academic research to make the world a better place.
USC Viterbi faculty, students receive multiple awards at the 2018 OCEC Awards and Honors Banquet.
Researchers have developed thin, flexible polymer-based materials that record activity in more subregions of the brain with safer, more specific placement.
USC start-up Senseer has developed microsensing technologies to improve care for patients with hydrocephalus.
Building Prosthetic Arms for Children in 30 Hours or Less (And a Dash of “Iron Man” Inspiration)
The national honor reflects USC NSBE’s strength in “academic excellence, professional development, and community outreach.”
Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and USC have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory
Researchers in the Brain-Body Dynamics Lab decode the shot that makes and breaks games to learn how bodies break and heal