Ben Paul is communications manager for the Ming Hsieh Institute at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
Stories by Ben Paul:
Latest tests on 6G technology return surprising results
The new USC research may help lead to haptic internet, mobile edge computing and holographic communication.
What we know about water may have just changed dramatically
USC researchers discover some strange properties about water that could have a remarkable impact on all water-related processes, from purification to drug manufacturing and beyond.
Maryam Shanechi to lead brain research supported by new NIH award
The $3 million grant will help develop new neurotechnology to treat neurological and mental disorders.
Engineering breakthrough aims to change the shape of light as it moves
The theoretical model by USC Viterbi’s Mercedeh Khajavikhan and doctoral student Yuzhou “Nathan” Liu could have profound implications on many aspects of our lives.
For patients with anxiety or depression, personalized deep brain stimulation may be the key
USC researchers believe they have unlocked the brain and opened the door to new, personalized therapies for mental disorders.
A very tiny alteration can help deepfakes escape detection
Two USC Viterbi master’s students have exposed a glaring vulnerability that can affect even the most sophisticated fake video and image detectors.
NIH honors Maryam Shanechi as a ‘new innovator’
The USC Viterbi assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering is one of only 53 people to receive this year’s award for high-impact researchers.
USC COVID-19 forecasting model helps predict the pandemic’s spread
Data scientist Ajitesh Srivastava of USC Viterbi answers questions about their unique modeling tool that tracks what’s next for COVID-19.
Next generation of wearable devices will stay charged longer and track movements better
USC Viterbi researchers have developed a far more efficient wearable prototype that is powered by magnetic induction.
Research works to guarantee safety and performance with AI components
Two USC Viterbi electrical and computer engineers win grant to bring systems and AI closer together.
Artificial intelligence gets multimillion-dollar boost at USC Viterbi
Three electrical and computer engineers will use $2 million from DARPA to address the challenge of training AI.
Research into machine-learning specialty finds new home at USC Viterbi
A $1.5 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will help USC build a foundation in the burgeoning field of transfer learning.
Can depression and anxiety be treated by stimulating brain signals?
Maryam Shanechi of USC Viterbi expands upon her revolutionary research into treating neuropsychiatric disorders via brain-machine interfaces.
The next step in AI? Mimicking a baby’s brain
Alice Parker of USC Viterbi has spent years trying to build artificial systems that learn like the human brain, and her latest efforts may have cracked the code.
Mahta Moghaddam, Behrokh Khoshnevis elected to National Academy of Engineering
The professors are among the 12 academy members elected from USC Viterbi since 2008.
What is coded computing and why is it vital for cellphones and the internet?
Engineering student Qian Yu wins a Google Fellowship for his work in a new field that began at USC.
Trojan helps build eye implants for people with retina degeneration
Electrical engineer reveals what to know about triggers — and how the right ones, at the right time, can change everything.
Sodium-based batteries could make your smartphone cheaper and cleaner
USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers create a solution that brings better batteries within reach.
Andrew J. Viterbi and Ming Hsieh named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
Prestigious honor recognizes USC trustees for their innovations in cellular technology and fingerprint identification.
Shri Narayanan named first holder of the Niki and C. L. Max Nikias Chair in Engineering
The chair honors the legacy of USC’s 11th president and his wife.
Imagine talking to a 3-D projection of a friend on your phone
That fantastical technology could one day be a reality, thanks to research from three prize-winning USC researchers.
A look at engineering’s version of The Breakfast Club … with lasers
Alan Willner embraces the cultural and religious differences among the 14 doctoral students in his USC photonics lab.