Natalia Velez is a student at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.
Stories by Natalia Velez:
USC Viterbi teams with Target for data challenge: Predict shoppers’ future purchases
USC Data Science Lab researchers are first-place winners in the innovative marketing competition.
USC Viterbi graduate melds art with science
Lian ‘Lili’ Lash-Rosenberg pursues a career in biomedical engineering while applying her skills as a sculptor.
USC researchers develop tools to simplify the interpretation of brain images
BrainSuite opens the door for sophisticated large-scale studies.
Art, engineering come together at USC Viterbi club
Corpus Callosum bridges science, technology and creativity, bringing bright ideas to life.
Michael and Linda Keston endow position at Information Sciences Institute
Real estate entrepreneur and his wife provide support for research in information processing and communications technologies.
By adding fluorescence to cancer cells, researcher hopes to target the tumor
USC team has already imaged tumors in pre-clinical trials.
With proper direction, drones can boost commerce
USC Viterbi team explores ways to optimize the commercial applications of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Can big data lead to lower costs for health care?
USC Viterbi alum uses data science to determine possible causes for rising costs of prescriptions.
Conference spotlights engineering and equality
USC Viterbi Dean Yannis Yortsos speaks at 27th annual showcase for academic excellence.
Engineering professors among the Popular Science ‘Brilliant 10’
Honorees are ‘well on their way to making the world a safer, smarter place’ for their research of wireless networks and brain-machine interfaces.
Aquatic robotics attracts the attention of a budding engineer
Doctoral student uses scientific knowhow to develop robots capable of gathering environmental data for marine biologists.
Medical team creates first micropacemaker for fetuses
USC engineers and clinicians collaborate on a tiny device implanted through a small tube.
Meet an engineer torn between science and fiction
USC Viterbi sophomore finds time to study biomedical engineering and write novels.
Who says girls can’t become engineers?
A two-week coding camp at USC Viterbi aims to bust stereotypes, giving young women role models in computer science.
Beware of the online war of propaganda
USC team stands out in a race to identify Twitter bots — fake accounts used to influence our opinions on hot topics.
Algorithms move from academia to marketplace
It’s a case of supply and demand for a former USC doctoral candidate who’s turning a prototype into an enterprise.
Two jobs in one: recycling water and producing energy
USC Viterbi engineer Adam Smith conducts research on microbes that consume waste in water.
Follow the pesticides, clean the environment
To protect human health, civil and environmental engineer Felipe de Barros tries to predict how pollutants travel in subsurface water.