Stories by Lisa Heckaman:
Yortsos Elected to Council’s Executive Board
Yannis C. Yortsos, dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, has been elected by his peers to serve on the executive board of the Engineering Deans Council.
USC Experts Present Findings From Japan’s Quake
Within hours of Japan’s catastrophic earthquake and tsunami on March 11, scientists from the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the USC School of Engineering were heading to coastal communities to survey damage.
USC Hosts NAE Meeting on Megacities
Engineering and managing large urban centers was the focus of the National Academy of Engineering’s 2011 national meeting hosted by the USC Viterbi School of Engineering on Feb. 10.
On the Clock With 24 Producer Howard Gordon
A group of USC Viterbi School of Engineering students attended an “armchair interview” with television veteran Howard Gordon on Feb. 15.
Demo Day Showers Attention on New Games
More than 70 game industry representatives joined a crowd of 200 students, faculty members and spectators in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center Dec. 14 for the 11th semiannual GamePipe Laboratory Demo Day to see the future of the gaming field and to offer internships and jobs to innovative USC students.
Great Minds Grasp Grand Challenges
At the national Grand Challenges summit held at USC Oct. 6-8, the issue of improving education and attracting more bright people to technical careers was a continuing theme.