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Los Angeles Times: 10 Up-and-Coming L.A. Innovators to Watch Out For
August 31, 2015
Los Angeles Times: 10 Up-and-Coming L.A. Innovators to Watch Out For Maja Mataric was featured as one of 10 up-and-coming L.A. innovators.
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The New York Post: Drone Comes Dangerously Close to Plane Landing at JFK
August 27, 2015
Harrison Wolf was interviewed about an aerial drone flying within 25 feet of a landing jetliner at John F. Kennedy Airport
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CNN: Renewed Focus on Flight MH370
August 27, 2015
Thomas Anthony was interviewed about the wreckage believed to belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370
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Intercept 1961 - The Birth of Soviet Missile Defense
August 27, 2015
Mike Gruntman's new book tells the little-known story of the earliest breakthroughs which paved the way for the emergence of a powerful missile defense complex in the Soviet Union, a major factor in the Cold War
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Gizmodo: Finally, A Convincing 3D Display That Doesn't Require Glasses
August 25, 2015
The article featured ICT’s display at SIGGRAPH and the auto-multiscopic projector they have developed for interaction with digital humans
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San Francisco Chronicle: How Tech’s Lack of Diversity Leads to Racist Software
August 25, 2015
Hao Li was interviewed about image recognition technology, and how Silicon Valley's lack of diversity can inadvertently create racist software
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ABC News: Men Take Longer Than Women to Respond to E-Mail
August 25, 2015
Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV covered research by Farshad Kooti and Kristina Lerman along with colleagues, finding that men take longer than women to respond to emails
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Los Angeles Times: Virgin Galactic: 'Single Human Error' Led to Catastrophic Crash, NTSB Says
August 25, 2015
Thomas Anthony was quoted about a need for safety regulations in the space industry after the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo
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The Huffington Post: Technological Solutions for a Thirsty World
August 25, 2015
Research by Amy Childress and colleagues on a desalination process that uses salt water to drive down energy use was featured
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International Business Times: MH370 Debris?
August 25, 2015
Glenn Winn was interviewed about a piece of debris believed to be from the MH370 air crash
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Dean's Message: 2015 Fall Welcome
August 20, 2015
Dean Yortsos welcomes faculty, students and staff back for another school year at USC Viterbi
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IEEE: Petros Ioannou Receives 2016 IEEE Transportation Technologies Award
August 20, 2015
Ioannuou received the award for contributions to the design, analysis, and implementation of adaptive cruise-control systems
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SIGGRAPH: ICT Team Wins Competition at SIGGRAPH
August 19, 2015
The ICT team won the SIGGRAPH 2015 Immersive Realities contest, which encouraged developers to create and showcase the best augmented/virtual reality experiences possible using today’s technologies
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IEEE: Massoud Pedram Receives 2015 IEEE CAS Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award
August 18, 2015
IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CAS) awarded Pedram The Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award for his exceptional technical contributions to a field within the scope of the CAS Society
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IEEE: IEEE Computer Society Awards Viktor Prasanna 2015 W. Wallace McDowell Award
August 18, 2015
Prasanna received McDowell award for fundamental algorithmic and application-specific architectural contributions to reconfigurable computing
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Fraunhofer: Giuseppe Caire Receives the Vodafone Innovation Prize from Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung
August 18, 2015
Caire received the award from Vodafone Stiftung für Forschung (Vodafone foundation for research) in Germany for his contribution to the development in the field of wireless communications
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Fortune: Coming soon to your TV: A female MacGyver?
July 17, 2015
The publication featured "The Next MacGyver" competition to create a new TV show with a female engineer protagonist
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Los Angeles Business Journal: Twenty In Their 20s
July 17, 2015
Viterbi alumnus Ramin Ghaneeian was featured for his startup LotPlans.com, founded with fellow Trojan Ramtin Ghaneeian
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Wallet Hub: 2015’s Best & Worst Cities to Be a Driver
July 17, 2015
Jim Moore was interviewed on various transportation topics, including self-driving cars and how cities can address pollution and traffic
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USC News: USC-LA effort lands another $2.5 million to spur manufacturing economy
July 17, 2015
The article documents a visit to campus by U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams
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