Do We Trust Artificial Intelligence Agents to Mediate Conflict? Not Entirely
New study says we’ll listen to virtual agents except when goings get tough
New study says we’ll listen to virtual agents except when goings get tough
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.
USC computer science PhD candidate Aida Rahamattalabi is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and social network-based interventions aimed at reducing suicidality among homeless youth, college students, and active duty military members.
USC Viterbi and the Center for Advanced Manufacturing will develop education platform to prepare U.S. workforce for challenges, opportunities in advanced manufacturing
Computer science PhD student Yixue Zhao will participate in the 2019 Rising Stars Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Workshop at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Experts at the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society are teaming with city officials to find technological solutions for aging, vulnerable pipelines.
Working with a clinical radiologist, USC computer scientists combined visual effects techniques and medical imaging to create precise model of the human hand in motion
Yolanda Gil, president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), discusses what it will take to move AI forward without moving safety backward.
By studying artificial intelligence techniques in the context of applications with high environmental and social impact, USC undergraduates are learning to develop innovative solutions to pressing social issues.
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.
CS@SC teaches principles of programming and robotics alongside those of equality and inclusivity
Record-breaking single “Old Town Road” is a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n roll, according to an artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by a USC computer science student
The project, FaceBase III Data Management and Integration Hub, would put USC on the map as the data epicenter for the craniofacial research community.
USC engineers team with researchers and VR game designers to help Parkinson’s patients walk steadily with confidence
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).
Researchers at the USC Viterbi Information Sciences Institute managed vast amounts of genetic data from multi-ethnic populations in a groundbreaking new study.
USC Viterbi Professors Pierluigi Nuzzo, Kelly Sanders and Mahdi Soltanolkotabi receive highly competitive National Science Foundation awards for their leadership and novel research.
USC computer scientists find movement is key to spot manipulated content
USC computer science undergraduate student Zane Durante is using artificial intelligence to identify truthful language in child forensic interviews.
USC computer science PhD student tackles algorithmic fairness for social justice in machine learning.
A U.S. State Department-funded project will allow Mobile Teacher to reach more educators without Internet
A blended family of eight, six of whom attended USC, bids farewell to the school as the youngest graduates
USC Viterbi research team develops technology that may help deaf children better learn sign language
Beyond improving e-commerce, USC Viterbi’s Bhaskar Krishnamachari sees a blockchain-driven future where cars, homes and appliances can buy and sell digital information.
At the 2019 USC Viterbi master’s commencement, graduates shared hugs, smiles and selfies.
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.
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.
Local K-12 students learned about robotics and the value of STEM education at USC’s 2019 Robotics Open House
USC’s largest hackathon event fuses competition, inspiration and wellness
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.
USC students changing hacking culture from competitive to collaborative.
At the 41st Viterbi Awards, NAE President Dan Mote Jr., alumna and Northrop Grumman VP Linnie Haynesworth, and SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell were honored.
USC computer science researchers develop a new way to test machine learning algorithms that control self-driving cars
The film industry will soon be able to better predict MPAA ratings for movies, thanks to a new artificial intelligence tool.
New AI algorithms could allow robots to learn to move by themselves, imitating animals.
Scientists at USC, Queen’s University (Ontario) and Duke University have developed a new tool that can screen children for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) quickly and affordably
A recent community-building symposium, hosted by USC’s Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS), explored how AI could revolutionize the field of conservation.
Bistra Dilkina, USC Viterbi assistant professor in computer science, develops artificial intelligence tools to help protect endangered animals
USC ISI researcher Wael Abd-Almageed and an international research team are building enhanced biometric security technologies to thwart would-be malefactors.
USC researchers found “hidden factors” in medical data that could improve Alzheimer’s disease prediction and lead to better outcomes.
The winners of the regional coding contest will compete against more than 100 teams at the world finals in Portugal this summer.
With donor support, USC Viterbi’s Robotics and Coding Academy provides computer science education to local elementary schools
USC Viterbi Faculty members from Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering join the 2019 class of IEEE fellows.
USC Viterbi’s Sandeep Suresh helped build a website that provides invaluable information to USC’s hidden hungry and homeless population.
As part of a new USC data science course, more than 100 master’s and PhD students unveiled their final research project posters to professors and industry members.
USC faculty members were two of 148 academic inventors selected this year
USC Viterbi students joined forces with Google engineers to inspire the coders of the future.
Computer scientists find a connection between our test-taking abilities and resting
The USC Viterbi assistant professor, who also just received the prestigious IEEE Nanotechnology Early Career Award, hopes to advance computer efficiency and proficiency.
Doctoral student I-Hung Hsu has won the prestigious fellowship for his research in advancing interactions between voice and technology
USC Viterbi VAST programs gain attention for community engagement in computer sciences, landing new partnerships from leading STEM organizations
New program establishes partnership between the USC Computer Science Department and major technology companies
New Algorithm Can Improve Outcomes in Assigning Housing to Homeless Youth and Change Housing Policy
New USC Viterbi course focused on engineering solutions for social good takes students from seven USC schools in a close encounter with problems inside refugee camps
The prestigious Amazon Alexa Innovation Fellowship will allow the USC Viterbi School of Engineering to infuse voice technology into several of its innovation programs.
New AI forecasting technology might also aid fleets of autonomous cars navigate future traffic.
Want to discover the next big thing in music? A new USC study used data mining to predict what artists will hit the big-time in the next year.
How To Launch A Million Dollar Software Firm? A Family Helps. Specifically, the Trojan Variety.
Computer science master’s students sifted through thousands of documented sightings of UFOs to tackle one of the greatest unsolved mysteries: Are we alone in the universe?
USC computer scientists leverage artificial intelligence to analyze the performance of individuals in online team-based games, producing unique insights into the psychology of performance
New wearable creates “haptic illusion” using tiny speakers to simulate gestures used in social touch
In an exciting, experiential new class, the U.S. Department of Defense supplies national security problems, while students develop ideas for solutions.
First ever Games Expo sets the stage for the biggest night of games at USC
After long nights that muddled into early mornings in SAL, CED, and Leavey, they’re ready to set sail
2018 USC Viterbi master’s students shared hugs, laughs and memories at graduation ceremonies.
Accomplishments of Viterbi Master’s students celebrated at the second annual event
At the 2018 USC Viterbi Ph.D. Hooding and Awards ceremony, the intellectual descendants of Curie, Drexler and Viterbi took the stage.
Annie Song, who graduates this month with a bachelor’s in computer science and minor in cinema studies, shares her experiences and lessons learned during her time at USC
The 2nd Annual Viterbi Graduate Hackathon brought together aspiring developers to keep the Internet of Things safe from cyberattacks.
Passions for dance and computer science combine in Botswana for adventure-seeking student
The annual WiSE Research Horizons Symposium at USC brought together some of the best minds in academic research
Student-athlete balances sports and academics, training 20 hours per week while earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years
In a groundbreaking project, USC Viterbi School of Engineering and USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work to identify at-risk active military personnel and veterans.
USC Robotics Open House leads the way for the next generation of STEM professionals
Hundreds of LA kids participate in a hackathon designed by USC students especially for them
Legendary alums and engineering pioneers honored at the 40th Viterbi Awards
More than 50 prospective students explored USC’s Department of Computer Science and made new connections during this year’s PhD Visit Day.
The Information Sciences Institute and the American Art Collaborative began a partnership that proves that STEM and the arts actually can get along.
Three USC Viterbi Assistant Professors receive a National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award for outstanding, innovative and promising approaches to research
The USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society is transforming public health by calibrating real-life, human intervention
Prestigious KPCB summer internship program offers top U.S. college students experience and mentorship with prominent Silicon Valley startups
New project led by Yolanda Gil receives $13 million DARPA award to apply artificial intelligence to large-scale integrated modeling
New research suggests studying and avoiding all-nighters could lead to greater student happiness
An algorithm created by USC researchers leverages social networks to optimize substance abuse intervention groups for homeless youth
Li will develop artificial intelligence techniques to create more realistic computer-generated humans for U.S. Navy immersive training simulations
Len Adleman, recent inductee to the National Inventors Hall of Fame, talks Internet memes and helps protect e-commerce as we know it.
Can virtual audiences make you a better public speaker?
In 2016, Facebook gave Brandon Schlinker a fellowship. In 2017, he and new fellow finalist Yi-Ching Chiu are making the network faster than ever.
USC stem cell scientists used a new “ecosystem of tools” designed by ISI researchers to analyze massive amounts of data to document the similarities and differences between kidney development in humans and mice
Stephanie Kemna, a PhD student who researches autonomous underwater vehicles, was part of a team recently honored with a 2017 NATO Science and Technology Organization’s (STO) Scientific Achievement Award
USC Viterbi’s Yan Liu uses machine learning to fight the opioid addiction crisis sweeping the nation.
An algorithm developed by USC researchers could help public health programs better locate, and treat, people living with undiagnosed infectious diseases, says a new study.
Bacterial spores use “chemical magic trick” to create protective shell, study finds
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing recipient Bekah Agwunobi plans to use computer science to drive social change
App utilizes virtual reality and natural language processing to create immersive space for unconscious bias training
Researchers receive $16.7 million grant to automatically translate and summarize “low-resource” language documents into English
From 3-D origami battles to VR journalism, the GamePipe Laboratory Fall 2017 Showcase showed the range and creativity of USC Games students
Over a thousand students participate in Viterbi’s “Code Dojo” for National Computer Science Education Week
A high school student’s family history leads her to team up with USC Viterbi students to build an app that can save farmworkers from heat death
Sven Koenig and Paul Rosenbloom recognized for outstanding contributions to science