CS@USC Students Host 2019 AthenaHacks!

This year’s AthenaHacks was a huge success - there were 412 hackers, 100+ mentors and volunteers, and over 15 schools in attendance. Tap on "Read More" below to watch video highlights of the event!

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US News and World Report on Online Graduate Programs: USC Viterbi ranked the best program in Computer Science and tied for second in overall Engineering

For the 7th straight year, the CS program is the top & the overall online engineering program is in the top 5.

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Maja J. Matarić Named Distinguished Professor

Computer science professor recognized by interim USC President Wanda M. Austin for outstanding leadership in her field.

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USC Trojans Repeat as Region’s Top Team in “Coding Olympics”

The winners of the regional coding contest will compete against more than 100 teams at the world finals in Portugal this summer.

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Improving Communication Between People and Smart Buildings

USC researchers found people connect better with a computer-generated avatar that represents building management — and small talk helped, too.

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CS@USC Students at the 2018 Grace Hopper Conference

Each year our department sends computer science students to the Grace Hopper Conference, the largest conference for women technologists in the world.

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Events

May01Wed

Computer Science General Faculty Meeting

Wed, May 01, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: RTH 526
Bi-Weekly regular faculty meeting for invited full-time Computer Science faculty only. Event details emailed directly to attendees.

News

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Want to Know the Secret of a Good Idea? It Could be Hidden in Language.

Xiang Ren, a USC Viterbi assistant professor of computer science, is using natural language processing to find patterns in massive amounts of text, which could unlock the secrets of innovation—and much more.

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A Hackathon for Women by Women

USC students changing hacking culture from competitive to collaborative.

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Excellence In Engineering

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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How to Make Self-Driving Cars Safer on Roads

USC computer science researchers develop a new way to test machine learning algorithms that control self-driving cars

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