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Michael Cox

AnnouncementsViterbi News
June 5, 2019

USC Viterbi Alumnae Wins GEM Leadership Award

"Being the first engineer in my family, as well as the first in my family to receive my Ph.D., means a lot to me." -Yilda Irizarry-Valle   Congratulations to Dr.…
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AnnouncementsViterbi News
May 29, 2019

USC’s Rocket Propulsion Laboratory Reaches Space

Fourteen years after its establishment, the USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory has achieved its founding goal: to become the first all-student-run rocket team to pass the Kármán line, the official boundary…
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AnnouncementsViterbi News
May 15, 2019

Y Combinator invests $120,000 in USC Viterbi Student’s Startup

"We’d already done projects together and knew our work styles merged well” -Drake Rehfeld on building a company with fellow USC students Jackson Berry, Alexander Pareto, and Zachary Denham In…
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Incoming Class of 2019
March 27, 2019

RSVP for One of Our Admitted Student Days

It's almost April, which means it's almost time for admitted student events at USC! This is your chance to meet engineering faculty and students, see labs and facilities, sit in…
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Freshman ApplicantsIncoming Class of 2019
March 26, 2019

Admitted to Another Major at USC, But Want to Study Engineering?

Congratulations on your admission to USC! If you were admitted to another USC major but want to study engineering, read on… The process is very straightforward and simple. Once you…
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Viterbi News
March 7, 2019

What Drought?

"About 80% of rainfall in Southern California gets dumped into the ocean." If you've spent any time in Southern California this winter, you've probably noticed something a little out of…
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Viterbi News
March 1, 2019

USC Professors earn $3.1 Million Grant to Support Colorectal Cancer Research

"We will perform hundreds of simulations to identify how the overall growth of the tumor can be halted” In the fall of 2017, a $50 million gift from renowned spinal…
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Viterbi News
February 22, 2019

Startup Converts Plentiful Biofuel Byproduct into Profits

“All you have to do is put the glycerol in a huge pot, heat it up, add the molecule, and voila, the magic happens.”   Every year, the production of…
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Announcements
February 15, 2019

USC Viterbi Student Wins Hack.LA Mobility

If you live in LA, you know traffic is just a part of life. But does it have to be? For the past three years, teams have flocked to Hack.LA…
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Announcements
February 12, 2019

Two USC Viterbi Professors Named to the NAE

"The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is a private, independent, nonprofit institution that provides engineering leadership in service to the nation"   Being elected to the National Academy of Engineering…
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AnnouncementsViterbi News
February 10, 2019

Researchers Use AI to Detect Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

"How do you find something when you don’t know what you’re looking for?"   Currently, memory tests are the most common method for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease. The problem? Alzheimer's can…
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