Department of Biomedical Engineering News

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Excellence In Engineering

Excellence In Engineering

Apr 12, 2019

At the 41st Viterbi Awards, NAE President Dan Mote Jr., alumna and Northrop Grumman VP Linnie Haynesworth, and SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell were honored.

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A New Dawn

A New Dawn

Apr 08, 2019

Project SUNRISE encourages USC Viterbi and other students to leverage their technical and entrepreneurial skills to help community members in need.

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A Maker Space For The Ages

A Maker Space For The Ages

Nov 14, 2018

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.

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Building A Better “CAR”

Building A Better “CAR”

Nov 01, 2018

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.

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Driven to Help Others

Driven to Help Others

May 04, 2018

USC Viterbi junior Rhea Choudhury combines entrepreneurship, tutoring and academic research to make the world a better place.

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Winning Big

Winning Big

Apr 19, 2018

USC Viterbi faculty, students receive multiple awards at the 2018 OCEC Awards and Honors Banquet.

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Engineers Assemble!

Engineers Assemble!

Apr 05, 2018

Building Prosthetic Arms for Children in 30 Hours or Less (And a Dash of “Iron Man” Inspiration)

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Let It Glow

Let It Glow

Oct 31, 2017

Cristina Zavaleta aims to better detect and treat cancer using some “dye”-namic imaging methods

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Peeking into the Science World

Peeking into the Science World

Oct 02, 2017

Eun Ji Chung, an assistant biomedical engineering professor at USC Viterbi, works with the 32nd Street School to incorporate science with social media.

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Perseverance Pays Off

Perseverance Pays Off

Sep 19, 2017

Three BME undergraduate students will present their research at the 2017 BMES Annual Meeting in Phoenix this October

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Envisioning a New World

Envisioning a New World

Sep 15, 2017

IEEE has recognized USC’s Mark Humayun as being at the forefront of cutting-edge research in the field of biomedical engineering

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Can Stem Cells Be Tricked?

Can Stem Cells Be Tricked?

Sep 07, 2017

Engineering and Medicine faculty team up to address a longstanding stem cell problem – their inability to thrive and expand in vitro

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USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

USC Viterbi 2017 Undergraduate Awards

May 23, 2017

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.

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For Love Of Country

For Love Of Country

Apr 19, 2017

INTRAM, a USC Viterbi student-led team making an app to improve post-stroke care, will represent USC and the U.S. at the NAE’s Grand Challenge business model competition this July.

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Living in a Biomaterial World

Living in a Biomaterial World

Feb 01, 2017

Eun Ji Chung receives a Broad Innovation Award for her research proposal to use biologically inspired scaffolds in urethral tissue regeneration.

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Accessory Power

Accessory Power

Jan 09, 2017

At 20 years old, USC Viterbi Biomedical Engineering student Nikita Dhesikan founded IDENTITI, a custom gemstone bracelet company that empowers women one gem at a time.

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Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

Nov 14, 2016

Members of 17 burgeoning startups and their mentors recently met for the kickoff of the seventh annual Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.

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Sam McBirney, Superbug Sleuth

Sam McBirney, Superbug Sleuth

Nov 10, 2016

A USC Viterbi Ph.D. student uncovers a flaw in research on the two biggest culprits in hospital-acquired bloodstream infections—and she knows how to fix it.

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Rosa’s Choice

Rosa’s Choice

Oct 14, 2016

A trailblazing alumna and surgeon-engineer describes how she lived in two countries and between two dreams at once