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Mic.com: More Students Are Going To Space School and It Might Be a Better Idea Than You Think
June 25, 2015
When Mike Gruntman was interviewed about the school's astronautical engineering department, he noted that USC has one of the largest programs in the country targeting a niche area of the space industry.
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Voice of America: The Internet of Things: The Next Generation of Computing Power
June 25, 2015
Bhaskar Krishnamachari was interviewed about how the Internet of Things will change society
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Singularlity Hub: These Robots Will 3D Print a Steel Bridge Over a Canal in Amsterdam
June 25, 2015
Behrokh Khoshnevis was referenced as an innovator for introducing his "contour crafting" technique over a decade ago.
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Los Angeles Times: SpaceX Asks Students to Design Pods for Hyperloop
June 19, 2015
Geoff Spedding comments on a SpaceX competition to design pods for a high-speed "Hyperloop."
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NPR: Emoji Passwords Could Be Coming Your Way. Is That A Good Thing?
June 19, 2015
Michael Orosz was interviewed about the use of emojis as part of passwords
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The Huffington Post: The Future Starts Now
June 19, 2015
The Computer Science department’s free coding camp for girls run by Viterbi Ph.D. students was featured
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The Chronicle of Philanthropy:$50-Million Gifts
June 15, 2015
Andrew Viterbi was mentioned as the namesake of the USC Viterbi School in this article about philanthropy.
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PRI: TV project puts on a search for the next - female - MacGyver
June 15, 2015
Maja Matarić was interviewed about The Next MacGyver competition and inspiring the next generation of female engineers
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LA Business Journal: Twenty in their 20’s
June 15, 2015
Startup Garage team Wauw, which created a fashion app,was featured in publication's annual feature of young entrepreneurs
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ABC News: Government Hacked
June 14, 2015
Clifford Neuman was interviewed about a breach of government personnel data
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TakePart: Tech's New Tool in the Hunt for Human Traffickers Who Hide in Plain Sight
June 14, 2015
Pedro Alejandro Szekely and Craig Knoblock were featured for the Internet search tool they created to combat human trafficking
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Al Jazeera: Problems and Solutions for Plastic Waste
June 10, 2015
Steven Nutt discusses the impact of non-renewable plastics disposal
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NPR Affiliate WHYY: Unlocking Mobile Phone Records is Trickier Than It Seems
June 08, 2015
Bhaskar Krishnamachari was interviewed about the Amtrak train crash and why it is difficult to determine whether a cellphone was in use by the train’s operator
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CNN: Luxury 3D Printed Estate Set to Be Made from Sand, Dust and Gravel
June 08, 2015
Behrokh Khoshnevis referenced for his work on contour crafting in the construction of houses
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MIT Technology Review: Household Robots Are Here, But Where Are They Going?
June 03, 2015
Maja Matarić, director of the Robotics and Autonomous Systems Center, comments on the growing presence of household robots
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President Obama announced his intent to nominate Andrew Viterbi to key Administration post
June 02, 2015
Andrew Viterbi is an Appointee for Member, President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science
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Radio Canada: California Oil Spill Has Lessons for Canada, Pipeline Safety Expert Says
June 02, 2015
Najm Meshkati fears companies are courting disaster if they adhere only to minimum standards
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2015 EDI Conference - Engineering Diversity Session
June 01, 2015
The Engineering Diversity session at the 2015 Engineering Deans Institute on Kiawah Island (South Carolina) on April 14 2015, was chaired by Dean Yortsos and included Professor John Slaughter
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ACM Group to Recognize Innovations that Are Advancing Power of Computing
June 01, 2015
Prof. Shang-Hua Teng awarded prestigious Gödel prize for improvements in the running time for core problems in algorithmic graph theory
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Ph.D. student Parisa Mansourifard receives AAUW fellowship
May 28, 2015
Parisa Mansourifard has been selected to receive a highly competitive American Association for University Women (AAUW) American Fellowship for 2015-16.
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