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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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The Wall Street Journal: Behind The Numbers: Predicting Consumer Behavior
November 30, 2015
The Wall Street Journal featured research on online purchases by Farshad Kooti and Kristina Lerman, along with colleagues at Yahoo Labs. Using shipment information, they analyzed data that will help predict future shopping behavior.
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Upgrade to Quantum Computing Center Aids Search for Quantum Speedup
November 24, 2015
The USC-Lockheed Martin Quantum Computing Center will be upgraded to the world’s most advanced commercially available quantum optimization processor in January.
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Alumna Thrives in ABC's Shark Tank
November 19, 2015
Melissa Jawaharlal's start-up STEM Center USA wins hearts and funds on hit ABC TV show
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The Wall Street Journal: Clinton, Carson, Trump, Sanders: Bot or Not?
November 16, 2015
The Wall Street Journal featured software created by Emilio Ferrara and colleagues that distinguishes between automated Twitter accounts and real accounts.
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L.A. Times: USC professor brings computer animation to life
November 16, 2015
Los Angeles Times featured Hao Li, whose research on cutting-edge graphics and animation allow for realistic avatars of human game players or video viewers.
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STEM Spotlight: USC Viterbi Computer Science
November 16, 2015
Interactive events, film screenings and motivational speeches for K-12 Students
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Computer World: Survey Shows a Third of People Would Opt for Smartphone over Car
November 13, 2015
Computer World quoted Jeffrey Miller in an article about the security challenges of driverless cars.
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ABC News: USC Students Learn How to Combat Cyber Attacks
November 12, 2015
Viterbi's new cybersecurity master's program was featured.
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ABC News: Students Come to USC for Computer Science Open House
November 12, 2015
ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV featured the Computer Science STEM Spotlight and robotics laboratories.
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CBS News Los Angeles: Robots Stole the Show at USC
November 12, 2015
CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV covered the computer science Spotlight event which brought 250 students to Viterbi’s Game Pipe Lab and robotics laboratory.
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The Verge: The Federal Government Doesn't Know How to Regulate Tesla’s Autopilot Software
November 12, 2015
The Verge quoted Jeffrey Miller about the concerns of Tesla's autopilot technology being tested by car owners while still in its beta stages.
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Hot tech startups in ‘Real Deal @ USC’ event
November 12, 2015
Entrepreneurs get valuable feedback from investors including retired Gen. David Petraeus and USC President C. L. Max Nikias
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Improved Robot Communication - While the Building's on Fire
November 04, 2015
USC Viterbi researchers are developing a wireless network for robots to autonomously communicate and work together, amid potential disaster areas
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How Facebook Manages Billions of Photos
October 27, 2015
Wyatt Lloyd wants to optimize photo storage and delivery on the largest social media platform.
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Faculty Profile: Aleksandra Korolova
October 26, 2015
Meet new faculty member and Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Aleksandra Korolova and learn more about her interests in data privacy!
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A Modern-Day Ada Lovelace
October 14, 2015
CS senior channels spirit and innovation of founding figure in the history of computing
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Bionic Hands For Syria
October 13, 2015
USC Viterbi 3D printing club links a chain of hands from Los Angeles to Syria and Haiti by way of Baltimore
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Why Haven't They Replied Yet?
October 07, 2015
New Study from Kristina Lerman and Farshad Kooti Identifies Factors that Affect Email Response Time.
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New frontiers in materials sciences
September 30, 2015
U.S. Department of Energy funds USC Viterbi Center under Historic White House Materials Genome Initiative
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INSIGHT: Two Viterbi Professors Recognized As Top 100 Inspiring Women in STEM
September 25, 2015
Insight Into Diversity magazine recognizes contributions of Maja Matarić and Urbashi Mitra
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On The Move: Women Engineers of USC Interaction Lab
September 24, 2015
Snapshot of the dynamic team of women engineers behind human-robot interaction for socially assistive robotics at USC Viterbi
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USC Viterbi startup awarded silver medal in Beijing
September 17, 2015
Stasis Labs among 15 startups in first-ever global student business competition for “grand challenges of engineering”
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Diving In
August 31, 2015
USC Viterbi Ph.D. student Stephanie Kemna conducts research on autonomous underwater vehicles.
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Los Angeles Times: 10 Up-and-Coming L.A. Innovators to Watch Out For
August 31, 2015
Los Angeles Times: 10 Up-and-Coming L.A. Innovators to Watch Out For Maja Mataric was featured as one of 10 up-and-coming L.A. innovators.
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Developing Data Center Infrastructures for Cloud Computing
August 26, 2015
Minlan Yu, a recent recipient of the NSF CAREER award, redefines the cloud computing industry
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San Francisco Chronicle: How Tech’s Lack of Diversity Leads to Racist Software
August 25, 2015
Hao Li was interviewed about image recognition technology, and how Silicon Valley's lack of diversity can inadvertently create racist software
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ABC News: Men Take Longer Than Women to Respond to E-Mail
August 25, 2015
Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV covered research by Farshad Kooti and Kristina Lerman along with colleagues, finding that men take longer than women to respond to emails
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SIGGRAPH: ICT Team Wins Competition at SIGGRAPH
August 19, 2015
The ICT team won the SIGGRAPH 2015 Immersive Realities contest, which encouraged developers to create and showcase the best augmented/virtual reality experiences possible using today’s technologies
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A Summit of Courage
August 17, 2015
Alumnus Kuntal Joisher survives a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest
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Los Angeles Times: Darkode dismantled; hacker forum had been linked to millions of data thefts
July 17, 2015
Clifford Neuman was quoted about the Justice Department shutting down Darkode, a website that traded stolen personal information
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Risky Business
June 25, 2015
David Kempe analyzes the tradeoffs in aligning the goals of crowdsourcing applications and the goals of its users through incentives.
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Using Flying Robots to Create a Virtual Reality
June 24, 2015
Nora Ayanian is developing a virtual world with the use of quadrotors
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Making A Difference
June 19, 2015
USC Viterbi student Brian Kim, founder of HackSC and a KPCB Fellow, leverages technology to make the world a better place.
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Classrooms without borders
June 19, 2015
In the iPodia course, students from around the world learn together in real time. But technology is only part of the picture.
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Going Viral
June 18, 2015
USC team recognized for predicting disease outbreaks.
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Coding Like a Girl
June 16, 2015
USC Viterbi's Department of Computer Science held a free all-girl summer coding camp for K-12 students
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A Race to Identify Twitter Bots
June 15, 2015
Aram Galstyan and his team create a method for uncovering social media bots.
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ABC News: Government Hacked
June 14, 2015
Clifford Neuman was interviewed about a breach of government personnel data
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Clearing L.A. traffic, one problem at at time
June 11, 2015
Together, Cyrus Shahabi and Ugur Demiryurek are making it easier to navigate Los Angeles, from personal vehicles to fleets of delivery trucks.
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USC Viterbi Student Named Google Fellow
June 10, 2015
Moshref Javadi one of only 15 Ph.D. students nationwide named to prestigious fellowship
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