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Building Bots with Heart

Building Bots with Heart

Jul 27, 2020

New computer science alumna Shreya Gupta hopes to bring humanity to deep learning by developing empathetic robots that can attune to your emotions.

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A Star Is Born

A Star Is Born

Jan 29, 2020

Penelope Hocking, the Pac-12 Women’s Soccer Freshman of the Year in 2018 and a sophomore majoring in computer science, shines on the pitch and in the classroom.

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University of Southern California at NeurIPS 2019

University of Southern California at NeurIPS 2019

Dec 09, 2019

We are proud to present the following research projects at the 33rd Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) in Vancouver, Canada, one of the most prominent gatherings in the field of artificial intelligence.

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Uncovering AI’s Biases

Uncovering AI’s Biases

Nov 22, 2019

As artificial intelligence generates more of the words we read every day, a USC Viterbi research team seeks to better understand and one day help to eliminate bias against women and minorities.

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Servant Leadership

Servant Leadership

Nov 11, 2019

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and third-year Ph.D. student Ashok Deb is training to combat deep fakes and cyber threats while giving back to elementary school students

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Honoring Her Spirit

Honoring Her Spirit

Nov 07, 2019

A first-generation Nigerian-American immigrant, Ojuolape “Oju” Ajose overcame the loss of her mother and has honored her by excelling in academics and leadership

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USC Student Club Harnesses AI for Social Good

USC Student Club Harnesses AI for Social Good

Oct 02, 2019

The rise and rise of CAIS++, the student branch of USC’s Center for AI in Society, where undergraduate students are using artificial intelligence to tackle projects with environmental and social impact.

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Come Together

Come Together

Sep 09, 2019

Atomus, a fledgling USC Viterbi startup, is developing technology that would make it easier for the Marines to 3-D print spare parts for ships, military vehicles and planes, benefitting the Corps, defense contractors and the nation.

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How can AI Revolutionize Transportation?

How can AI Revolutionize Transportation?

Jul 25, 2019

On June 19, 2019, more than 35 guests from USC and DiDi arrived at USC’s University Club to discuss the future of communication, transportation and artificial intelligence as part of the Industry Affiliates Program (IAP).

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Battling Bias in AI

Battling Bias in AI

Jun 06, 2019

USC computer science PhD student tackles algorithmic fairness for social justice in machine learning.

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The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Jun 03, 2019

A blended family of eight, six of whom attended USC, bids farewell to the school as the youngest graduates

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Changing the Narrative

Changing the Narrative

May 09, 2019

Avri Parker, president of the National Society of Black Engineers USC Chapter, lands dream job at Microsoft, sets sights on chief technology officer roles—and aims to start a school for black girls in technology.

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Dreaming Big Pays Off

Dreaming Big Pays Off

May 08, 2019

Computer science student turned entrepreneur Drake Rehfeld is flying high with five ventures under his belt before he’s even graduated—but it didn’t happen without hard work.