Greta Harrison is a writer for the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
Stories by Greta Harrison:
USC research team races to develop COVID-19 vaccine and treatments
USC Viterbi researchers join the global effort to develop a vaccine against the new coronavirus that could halt the pandemic.
Carl Kesselman honored for career achievements in computing
The pioneer of grid computing and professor at USC Viterbi and the Keck School of Medicine of USC has been recognized with the 2020 Harry H. Goode Memorial Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
New nanoparticle can sustainably convert carbon emissions into fuel
USC Viterbi researchers are collaborating with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory on technology to turn carbon dioxide into usable fuel.
Meet the researcher pioneering medical testing using paper and nail polish
USC Viterbi’s Maral Mousavi wants to make medical diagnostics more accessible and affordable.
USC engineering professors awarded $6 million to develop polymer brain devices
The grant will allow Ellis Meng and Dong Song to create cutting edge polymer electrodes for better brain signal monitoring, paving the way for devices that could restore human memory.
New nanotechnology will make it easier to detect blocked arteries
USC Viterbi researchers have discovered how to pinpoint arteries that are partially blocked by symptomless, rupture-prone plaque.
Using artificial intelligence tools to identify levels of violence in movies
A new AI tool, developed by PhD students at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, can assess the amount of violence in movies and help producers, screenwriters and studios predict MPAA ratings.
Researchers develop algorithm through which robot learns to walk
The work opens exciting possibilities for understanding human movement, creating responsive prosthetics and developing robots that adapt to complex and changing environments.
Mahta Moghaddam, Behrokh Khoshnevis elected to National Academy of Engineering
The professors are among the 12 academy members elected from USC Viterbi since 2008.
Student-built app takes novel approach toward reducing L.A. traffic woes
The award-winning app, goodmoov, rewards drivers for avoiding bottlenecks by taking slightly longer routes. The result: Bottlenecks move more freely.
Young programmers join global coding celebration
Google engineers and USC Viterbi students mentor sixth-graders exploring the wide-open possibilities of a new computer programming language.
Ellis Meng, Michael Waterman elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
USC faculty members were two of 148 academic inventors selected this year.