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Ayanna Howard, a name you’ll want to remember
May 25, 2016
Alumna who designed intelligent rovers for NASA is now celebrated for championing diversity in STEM
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Everyone Plays!
May 24, 2016
GamePipe Lab Showcase and Demo Day prove yet again why USC Games is among the best games programs in North America
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The Christian Science Monitor: To Catch Wildlife Poachers, Computer Scientists Turn to AI
May 20, 2016
Research by Milind Tambe and Fei Fang to develop an artificial intelligence application to stop wildlife poaching was featured.
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USA Today: Autism Advocates Look to Tech but Cash is an Issue
May 20, 2016
Research by Maja Mataric on the use of technology to provide a sense of agency for children with autism was featured.
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True Grit
May 20, 2016
USC Viterbi alumnus Ryan Williams, a quadriplegic, beat out 50 candidates to land his dream job at Virginia Tech
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Moving Hearts to Healthier Conditions
May 19, 2016
Moving Analytics has developed a smartphone app to increase access to cardiovascular rehab
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The Huffington Post: The More You Comment Online, The Dumber Your Comments Become
May 18, 2016
Research by Emilio Ferrara and Kristina Lerman on how online comments degrade over time was featured.
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Bloomberg: Ready to Make a Risky Decision? Your Words Suggest Otherwise
May 18, 2016
Bloomberg covered research by Ramesh Govindan on whether or not electronic communications can reveal an individual's emotional state and how that affects decision making.
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A New Generation Of Engineer Leaders Rises To Grand Challenges
May 13, 2016
Graduates at the 88th annual engineering commencement ceremony embody the spirit of innovation and global engagement
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May 13, 2016
Speakers at USC Viterbi’s master commencement ceremonies encouraged graduates to be persistent, aim high and change the world.
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2016 USC Viterbi Undergraduate Awards
May 12, 2016
Graduating USC Viterbi students recognized for their outstanding academics, leadership and service
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Who Will Aid the Sick? Fight Air Pollution? Power Our Spacecraft?
May 12, 2016
In case you missed it – many of these folks were donning new hoods on May 12 at the 2016 USC Viterbi Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony.
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Bryan Wilder, USC Viterbi Ph.D. Candidate, Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
May 11, 2016
Bryan Wilder, a computer science doctoral student, has been awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Wilder, a student under Professor Milind Tambe, won the Innovative Application of AI Award for Deployed Application earlier this year.
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What Do Target Shoppers Want?
May 11, 2016
Just ask researchers in the USC Data Science Lab, first place winners in the Target Data Challenge.
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USA Today: Autism Advocates Look to Tech but Cash is an Issue
May 04, 2016
The article featured work by Maja Matarić who employs robots to help children with autism
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The WSJ: How the Daily Commute is Going to Change
May 04, 2016
Cyrus Shahabi is quoted regarding the future of transportation
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Happiness is Contagious
May 04, 2016
Researcher Emilio Ferrara aims to measure the presence of emotional contagion in social media
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Abdulmajeed Alameer, Sonal Mahajan and Associate Professor William Halfond Win IEEE ICST 2016 Best Paper Award
May 02, 2016
Two Ph.D. candidates and professor receive award at 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, a prestigious showcase for work related to software testing and analysis.
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Talent and innovation sync at annual faculty and staff awards
April 29, 2016
Faculty and staff gather to celebrate the best and brightest at USC Viterbi
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CBS Radio: Hundreds of Students Head to USC for Robotech
April 28, 2016
Dean Yortsos was interviewed about the Robotics Open House.
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LA Times: Tech News
April 28, 2016
The robotics Open House was mentioned in the weekly news round-up
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KABC-TV: Robotics Open House
April 28, 2016
The Robotics Open House was highlighted. The event showcased robots, USC students and allowed community children to interact with each machine.
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Spring 2016 USC Viterbi Magazine
April 28, 2016
Check out the latest issue of our digital magazine!
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Facebook fellow works on upgrading the internet
April 27, 2016
Two innovations from USC Network Systems Lab will change how we connect in the very near future
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Fast Company: What Is An Appropriate Response Time To Email?
April 27, 2016
Research by Kristina Lerman about email response times was mentioned.
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Fortune: The Age of Autonomous Robots Is Upon Us
April 27, 2016
Maja Matarić was quoted about the demand for autonomous robots
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Meet Google’s “Googley” student evangelist to USC.
April 25, 2016
Junior Adena Bauer combines passion for computer science, business.
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Students take VR into uncharted realms at first VRSC Festival
April 20, 2016
From improving memory to designing cities, one of the first student VR clubs in the nation is stretching the limits of the emerging technology
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CNBC: Chatbots Rise, and the Future may be 'Re-written'
April 19, 2016
Yolanda Gil was quoted indicating that she did not think chatbots would take jobs from humans
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Shark Tank, Trojan-style
April 13, 2016
Promising USC Viterbi start-ups pitch to Gen. David Petraeus Ret. and an audience of investors as part of ongoing “Real Deal” events.
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Milind Tambe Wins the Innovative Application of AI Award for Deployed Application
April 08, 2016
He received the award for his work on the Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security (PAWS) and his paper on "Deploying PAWS: Field Optimization of the Protection Assistant for Wildlife Security." The paper was led and coauthored by Ph.D. students Fei Fang and Thanh Nguyen
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Urbashi Mitra is the Recipient of the Fulbright U.S Scholar Grant
April 05, 2016
The Fulbright U.S Scholar grant provides academic and research flexibility for scholars. The grant itself will allow recipients to expand their research and collaboration efforts globally.
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Scientific American: Still Waiting for That E-Mail?
March 30, 2016
Research by Kristina Lerman on email behavior was mentioned.
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NPR: I Think That I Shall Never See a Password as Secure as ... Poetry?
March 28, 2016
Research by Kevin Knight on using poetry as a secure password was featured
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Smithsonian Magazine: Twitter May Be Faster Than FEMA Models for Tracking Disaster Damage
March 28, 2016
Kristina Lerman was quoted about using Twitter to track disaster damage.
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Beautiful Problems, Fast Solutions
March 16, 2016
Shang-Hua Teng, a two-time Gödel Prize winner, improves algorithm efficiency.
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Los Angeles Times: Apple Opposes Order to Help FBI Unlock Phone Belonging to San Bernardino shooter
March 10, 2016
Clifford Neuman was quoted about Apple's encryption protocols.
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Examiner: Robotics - Helping the Elderly and the Homebound
March 10, 2016
Maja Mataric was quoted about the ethics of using robots.
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OCEC Faculty, Programs and Students Sweep the 2016 the OCEC 2016 Awards.
March 02, 2016
Maja Mataric, Kelly Sanders, Andrea Armani, Azad Madni, Idania Takimoto, Radhul Ranith and the DEN program were honored
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Sacramento Bee: Reporter Puts Google’s Self-Driving Car to the Test
February 24, 2016
Jeffrey Miller was quoted about the future of driverless vehicle technology.
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Best Masters Degrees: 30 Most Innovative Women Professors Alive Today
January 28, 2016
Maja Matarić ranks 5th on the list of the top 30 most innovative female professors
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The Verge: GM's partnership with Lyft is really about Uber
January 13, 2016
The Verge quoted Jeffrey Miller about General Motors partnering with Lyft.
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 NPR: Machines, Lost In Translation - The Dream Of Universal Understanding
January 13, 2016
NPR quoted Kevin Knight about efforts by computer scientists to develop universal translators.
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 MIT Technology Review: Best of 2015 - The Social-Network Illusion That Tricks Your Mind
January 13, 2016
MIT Technology Review featured research by Kristina Lerman and colleagues on how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it's actually rare within a network.
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Nora Ayanian receives NSF Career Award
January 12, 2016
Scholar recognized for work in multi-robot coordination
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US News: Viterbi’s Online Graduate Programs maintain top national rankings
January 11, 2016
Computer Science Program is #1 and the Engineering Program is #2
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FTW! For The Win
December 17, 2015
From virtual reality to handhelds, USC GamePipe Laboratory Showcase uploads innovation in game design
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Michael & Linda Keston Endow Executive Directorship of Information Sciences Institute
December 07, 2015
Real estate entrepreneur & philanthropist Michael Keston & his wife, Linda, provide $3.5 million to endow, for the first time in its history, the ISI executive directorship position.
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The Space Between
December 07, 2015
USC Viterbi club Corpus Callosum is at the intersection of science, technology and art
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Mashable: Self-driving Cars May Become a Mass Reality Faster than You Think
December 03, 2015
Mashable quoted Jeffrey Miller on the future of driverless vehicle technology.
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