Too Close for Comfort: USC Viterbi Students Use AI to Prevent Aircraft Collisions
USC had two teams among top 10 finalists in national FAA Data Challenge 2023.
USC had two teams among top 10 finalists in national FAA Data Challenge 2023.
A new robotic tool developed by a team of experts in computer science and biokinesiology could help stroke survivors more accurately track their recovery progress.
USC computer science faculty and students present their latest work in the field of human-robot interaction.
Interdisciplinary work receives 2023 Deswarte Prize in Digital History
USC computer scientists evaluate data representation methods for a number of applications.
According to a new study, fire buffers composed of banana trees could slow and calm wildfires and generate profit for residents of fire-prone regions
USC Computer Science Associate Professor Harsha Madhyastha and his team introduce FABLE, a new system that finds broken links and redirects users to the correct page
USC computer scientists can detect large-scale human events by looking at IP address activity.
ISE Professor and Alumnus recognized at the White House with the highest honor for technological innovation
Sujata Banerjee and Vibhu Mittal, who met at USC Viterbi decades ago, reflect on a life together and their recent decision to support Ginsburg Hall
USC computer science alumni worked on Google’s “first-of-its-kind” robot AI model, the Robotic Transformer 2 (RT-2)
USC researcher analyzed millions of tweets to shed light on a new dimension of K-Pop’s influence: public health.
Combining her interest in computation and human language, Swabha Swayamdipta explores the growingly complex study of natural language processing.
USC researchers present 14 papers at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), showcasing leading-edge research in robotics.
Boehm is remembered as a dedicated researcher and a “wonderful advisor”, who greatly shaped the life of his students and colleagues.
The progressive pedagogy of the pioneering distance learning program has changed the lives of graduate students worldwide.
The new faculty members hail from top universities, leading laboratories and innovative industry sectors across the nation
The department will be housed in the new LEED-Platinum certified building, the Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Human-Centered Computation Hall.
USC computer scientists present a better way to measure the performance of generative AI models at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML).
Natalie Humber created the first scoping review for diabulimia, a potentially fatal disorder that occurs when people with Type 1 diabetes stop taking insulin to lose weight
An ISI team identifies limitations in dynamics prediction and proposes a solution.
USC Viterbi’s Bhaskar Krishnamachari and USC economist Matthew Kahn have proposed an ethical plan to promote power and water conservation that targets the biggest users while protecting the poor.
USC researchers will present nine papers at the 40th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2023), the leading international conference on machine learning
The NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty will boost USC research in disease modeling, groundwater systems, machine learning and robotics.
A new USC study finds that by sharing knowledge with each other at the same time, AI agents can quickly learn a wider range of tasks, with applications in medicine and beyond.
USC’s Information Science Institute (ISI) brings a host of research to the conference – from dialogue models to machine learning to semantic understanding and more.
Researchers dive into the study of teacher-student natural language interactions to achieve a shared goal in the fantasy world game, Dungeons & Dragons.
USC Information Sciences Institute researchers dive into the nuances of human behavior and how cultural markers affect decision-making.
A collaborative effort with UCLA will predict psychological health risk factors
USC researchers have proposed a novel method to give personalities to language models.
Russell sees AI from an anthropologist’s perspective – looking at human behavior in an era of machines, with an expertise in collective intelligence and cross-disciplinary thinking.
USC researchers will present four papers on topics including scalable robot data collection, simulating complex materials and transferring assembly tasks from simulation to reality.
Emily Nguyen and James Flemings were recognized for their contributions to deep generative models focusing on wildfire prevention and privacy in machine learning.
As a member of the award-winning, international group, Nathan Dennler is empowering LGBTQ+ voices in AI research.
The papers cover topics spanning from vision-and-language navigation, 3D human reconstruction, representation learning and more.
Despite the spread of misinformation, USC Information Sciences Institute researchers find that social networks play a key role helping those in distress.
NASA SUITS challenges students to boost astronauts’ capacity for safe and ambitious exploration.
ISI researchers are developing technology that can detect logical fallacies in AI and classify hate speech in internet memes
Sixty student games featured in the annual carnival-like event, held in person for the first time since 2019
The Information Sciences Institute Fellow will receive the prestigious award.
The class of 2023 is “the best educated, the most representative in our history.”
This year’s ceremony at Alumni Park was headlined by alumnus and venture capitalist, Mark Stevens, who praised the power and versatility of an engineering degree
The 2023 Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony honors 133 new graduates and Jiaoyang Li, winner of this year’s best Ph.D. thesis.
Graduating senior Shannon Brownlee connects her computer science skills to explore biology and virtual art, all while building her own tech startup
First interviewed by USC in 2019, Ojuolape Ajose (’23) shares how her resilience, ambition, and passion for data science shaped her USC experience
For senior Christopher Merino Brito, who joins Microsoft next fall, graduating with a degree in computer science means honoring his father’s memory
Inspired by his own health crisis, graduating computer science PhD student develops empathetic robots for therapy
Postdoc Scholar Emmanuel Johnson is part of a team receiving a $20M National Science Foundation grant to research AI-augmented learning.
In tribute to his homeland, graduating computer science student unveils first video game set in Kyrgyzstan at USC Games Expo
Through the generosity of the Lord Foundation, the naming gift is part of USC’s $1-billion-plus Frontiers in Computing initiative
USC CAIS researchers from seven USC schools come together to solve the world’s most pressing problems using AI.
Juniors Jordan Cahoon and Allen Chang were recognized for their research in, and beyond, computer science.
At the event, the first in-person since 2019, five local L.A. schools were able to visit five different USC Viterbi robotics labs.
Global interactive entertainment brand, HoYoverse, announced as a new partner for the school’s annual program showcasing the future of the games industry
USC Viterbi computer scientist joins luminaries such as Emmanuelle Charpentier and Lin-Manuel Miranda among 2023 members.
The winning paper describes the team’s work on defending against cyber attacks
The same USC software that aided the discovery of gravity waves now automates a unique 3D microscope that first revealed COVID-19.
USC Viterbi Ph.D. student Kushal Chawla teaches AI how to negotiate with emotional awareness
The Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Human-Centered Computation Hall is scheduled to open in spring 2024
AI is running on mobile phones, sensors, and home appliances thanks to the engineering innovations that make the most of the limited memory, reduced computational power, and little energy available in these devices.
Computer science researchers create software that “learns” how to play a video game and fields it for glitches.
Nhu Nguyen returns to USC to lead the construction of Ginsburg Hall.
In a new paper, USC computer science researchers “teach” robots how to predict human preferences in assembly tasks.
Computer scientists and clinicians are designing AI solutions to improve surgical training and create better patient outcomes.
New computer science study offers a radical new way to think about agriculture and its potential benefits for farming
More than 400 students took part in USC’s hackathon for marginalized gender identities, now in its seventh year.
USC computer science study addresses key challenge of teaching machines to perform tasks in realistic environments
Xisen Jin selected for his work in speech and natural language processing
Ukrainian-born computer scientist and artist Lina Kogan ’00 has a unique spin on the “modern” in modern art
The Information Sciences Institute, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2022, was a tech innovator from the beginning. Bob Parker was there, and recounts the early days.
From “eureka moment” to deployment, USC Viterbi alumni played a key role in the creation of ChatGPT
USC Viterbi collaborates with the National Polytechnic University of Armenia to offer an online program to select engineering students in Armenia
USC computer science experts share their perspectives on the meteoric rise of generative AI application ChatGPT
Researchers Ewa Deelman and Yolanda Gil have received USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute’s highest honor.
USC to lead Industry-University Cooperative Research Center for Soil Technologies
A joint team between USC Viterbi Information Sciences Institute and the University of Minnesota won first place in part of the DARPA AI for Critical Mineral Assessment Competition
Bistra Dilkina joins a global team addressing pangolin poaching and trafficking
Researchers at USC’s Information Sciences Institute are proposing an artificial intelligence system that addresses several of the machine learning challenges in the medical space.
Bored? Frustrated? Tired? New AI models could help robots read emotions and provide more personalized feedback.
A USC-led multidisciplinary team aims to create inclusive coding technology for persons with physical disabilities.
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is considered the highest honor for engineers
USC Viterbi researchers have developed a fairness enhancing algorithm that also keeps data secure.
Researchers at USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute are developing an algorithm that teaches machines to learn without human supervision.
USC researchers present 12 papers, and received a AAAI Classic Paper Award, at this leading venue for machine learning research
USC computer scientists and biologists have teamed up to tackle harmful algae blooms using “smart” robots
The computer research institute established in 1972 was building the internet on the Westside decades before the tech industry took over.
ISI’s KNIC program works to build AI that can help new employees kick start their new jobs more efficiently
Cybersecurity researcher Jelena Mirkovic weighs in on recent security breaches, talks about her work and gives password tips.
Inspired by the plastic pollution problem in his home country, USC computer science student receives $25,000 prize in global IBM competition.
Information Sciences Institute researchers use machine learning to invent an impartial way to recognize faces
A machine-learning framework developed by USC researchers reveals a pattern of stereotyped actions by male and female characters in films over 100-year period
The trio joins a distinguished class of 169 new inductees whose innovations have tangibly impacted society.
Robert Balzer was employee No. 1 at USC’s Information Sciences Institute. He remembers the early days of this Silicon Beach trailblazer.
USC researchers present 17 papers at EMNLP 2022, one of the world’s top natural language processing conferences.
A USC computer science, business administration alumnus’ curiosity for algorithms and new environments pushes the frontiers of AI.
USC researchers present 23 papers at this leading venue for machine learning research.
In 1972, USC’s Information Sciences Institute was given the power to design, develop and run the Internet. What followed was one of the greatest explosions of information in human history.
A computer science and economics duo has created a software company that streamlines the influencer brand deal process.
USC’s Information Sciences Institute Ph.D student Rizvi published the “playbook” at the prestigious USENIX Security Symposium.
USC Viterbi New Faculty Hires 2022-2023