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CBS LA: The Danger of Keyless Locks
April 29, 2015
Clifford Neuman discusses the dangers of smart locks
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USC News: ISE students Stephanie Chow and Stephen Yortsos won the Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Award
April 29, 2015
ISE students Stephanie Chow and Stephen Yortsos won the Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Award for their research on the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash from July 2013
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USC NEWS: What Will Tomorrow's Computers Look Like? Nothing Like Today's
April 29, 2015
Andrew Gordon predicts future of interactions between technology and humans
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KPCC: Do You Know How Much Water a Shower Takes?
April 10, 2015
Kelly Sanders comments on why it can be difficult to track and ultimately reduce water usage in the home
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MIT Technology Review: Algorithm Predicts When Emails End
April 10, 2015
Farshad Kooti has sorted through billions of emails and created an algorithm that can predict when a thread will end
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NBC LA: Expo Line Placement Has Always Been A Danger Says USC Professor
April 09, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati comments on the dangers of the Expo Line design in light of the recent Metrolink accident near USC
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LA Daily News: Metrolink Trains' Flawed, Dangerous Design
April 09, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati and James E. Moore discuss the Expo Line and the dangers it poses at high-risk areas including intersections and pedestrian crossing zones
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NBC LA: AIO Robotics, a Viterbi-launched Startup, Prints 3D Hand for LA Hospital
April 09, 2015
AIO Robotics, a startup from the first class of the Viterbi Startup Garage, works with the Children's Hospital Los Angeles and printed a 3D hand
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Aerospace: Wanda Austin Selected to Serve on President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
April 08, 2015
Wanda Austin has been selected by President Barack Obama to serve on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
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Faculty Profile: Ali Abbas
April 08, 2015
Meet new faculty member and director of USC's CREATE, Ali Abbas and learn about his goals in research and national security at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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Fast Company: Coding Against HIV
April 08, 2015
Milind Tambe works on an algorithm that looks into reducing the chance of HIV among homeless youth
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Daily Breeze: 3D Technology On the Way to Taking Actors' Jobs
April 07, 2015
Paul Debevec explains how advanced computer graphics will disrupt the entertainment industry and eventually make real actors seem like a luxury
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Wired: Self-Driving Car Cruises Across the Country
April 06, 2015
Jeffrey Miller comments on the self-driving car that successfully drove across the country, noting that the publicity from this, not the technology, will help the most
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Forbes: Free Apps Are Costing You in Other Ways
April 03, 2015
Research conducted by William Halfond shows that free mobile phone applications may not cost money, but drain battery life and increase data costs
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KPCC: Metro Officials Looking Into Cause of Expo Line Crash
March 31, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati discusses the Expo Line crash and points out that the specific design of the line has been criticized for being accident-prone since its opening in 2012
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LA Times: New, Smaller Hospitals Built for Higher Efficiency
March 31, 2015
David Belson comments on the new, smaller MLK hospital, noting that the decrease in size aligns with more updated hospital efficiency perspectives
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USC Games Ranked #1 in Undergraduate and #4 in Graduate Game Design
March 30, 2015
The Princeton Review ranks the USC Viterbi - USC Cinematic Arts undergraduate and graduate game design programs highly
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Bloomberg Business: Germanwings Crash was Highly Unlikely
March 26, 2015
Michael Barr discusses the one-of-a-kind nature of the Germanwings crash
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NPR: Plane from Germanwings Crash Known for Strong Safety Record
March 26, 2015
Thomas Anthony comments on the conditions of the Germanwings airline crash
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AIAA: Aerospace PhD alumnus Russel Cummings is awarded the AIAA 2015 International Cooperation Award
March 24, 2015
Aerospace PhD alumnus Russel Cummings is awarded the AIAA 2015 International Cooperation Award
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