Six USC Viterbi Faculty Win NSF CAREER Awards
Awards span research from machine learning to wastewater reuse to fluid dynamics and to self-healing materials.
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
Engineers create nature-inspired 3-D printed solutions for one of the worst manmade dilemmas.
The chair adds to the legacy of the Irani family at USC
The team tackles coccidioidomycosis head on in this 48-hour battle of the engineers
USC Viterbi’s 3D Printing Club presents a heavily detailed three-dimensional map of USC’s campus.
A new USC study finds that tumor growth traits play a key role in cancer drug effectiveness
Scientists and engineers at USC develop an on-the-spot, temperature-sensitive gel that could seal eye injuries on the battlefield
Nina Singh BME ’19 receives an Astronaut Scholarship, an honor reserved for the best and brightest STEM college students
Michelson Center based facility expected Opening in 2018
Cristina Zavaleta aims to better detect and treat cancer using some “dye”-namic imaging methods
At the USC Michelson Center, Fei Sha will bring an expertise in AI and commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration to tackle some of the most vexing issues in healthcare.
USC Viterbi’s 2017 Scholarship and Fellowship Dinner connects donors to the students they so enthusiastically champion
Eun Ji Chung, an assistant biomedical engineering professor at USC Viterbi, works with the 32nd Street School to incorporate science with social media.
Three BME undergraduate students will present their research at the 2017 BMES Annual Meeting in Phoenix this October
IEEE has recognized USC’s Mark Humayun as being at the forefront of cutting-edge research in the field of biomedical engineering
Engineering and Medicine faculty team up to address a longstanding stem cell problem – their inability to thrive and expand in vitro
The goal-setting Assistant Professor rounds out a successful 2017 with an early career honor from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Sangpil Yoon is the first USC biomedical engineering postdoctoral fellow to receive the NIH-administered award.
Accomplishments of Viterbi Masters students celebrated in inaugural event
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.
USC Viterbi Department of Biomedical Engineering lauded students in its annual graduate student research symposium.
Honoring the work and dedication of USC Viterbi faculty and staff
Four distinguished junior USC Viterbi faculty appointed to Early Career Chairs
Stacey Finley is awarded the inaugural Leah Edelstein-Keshet Prize for her mathematical models in cancer research.
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.
Viterbi faculty and students receive awards from the Orange County Engineering Council.
The Project in a Box initiative brings hands-on biomedical engineering lessons to local elementary schools
Undergraduate students flexed their hands-on engineering skills at the 2017 ASBME Makeathon, a competition to develop real-world biomedical devices.
Deepika Bodapati’s low-cost, blood imaging device Athelas has already saved the lives of patients with early-stage leukemia
Megan McCain receives a Rising Star Award for her innovative research on musculoskeletal disorders.
Eun Ji Chung receives a Broad Innovation Award for her research proposal to use biologically inspired scaffolds in urethral tissue regeneration.
All students with biomedical interests are encouraged to participate in the annual engineering design team competition held in February.
Knowing how cancer cells interface with surrounding cells may be key to preventing metastasis.
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.
3D printed projects by students get ready to go from lab to market, including one ‘Spectacles Squad’.
Members of 17 burgeoning startups and their mentors recently met for the kickoff of the seventh annual Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.
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.
Innovators at ‘The Real Deal @ USC’ meet their matches with Gen. David Petraeus and fellow investors
The USC Viterbi STEM Spotlight on the Department of Biomedical Engineering illuminates STEM subjects for local middle and high school students.
Assistant Professor Stacey Finley uses mathematical modeling in her novel research on LCK protein regulation in cancer immunotherapy.
A trailblazing alumna and surgeon-engineer describes how she lived in two countries and between two dreams at once
AME Associate Professor Eva Kanso receives NSF INSPIRE grant to study bacteria-host interaction
Megan McCain awarded 2016 AHA Scientist Development Grant
High school “dropout” comes to USC to solve today’s biomedical challenges