USC researchers honored at National Academy of Inventors induction ceremony

USC professors P. Daniel Dapkus, Scott Fraser and Andreas Molisch (pictured below, left to right) were inducted as fellows into the National Academy of Inventors in a ceremony held in Washington, D.C. on April 15, 2016. The three prolific researchers… Read more

USC to honor Mark and Mary Stevens

Mark and Mary Stevens, long-time donors and supporters of USC, will receive honorary degrees from USC at the upcoming university commencement ceremonies in May 2016. The Stevens couple is the namesake behind the USC Stevens Center for Innovation, which Mark… Read more

New research partnership aims to accelerate new drug for fatal childhood muscle disease

A prominent disease research foundation has invested in RASRx, a startup company formed by USC researchers working to develop a novel therapy for Duchenne, a rare and deadly form of muscular dystrophy. The financial support by CureDuchenne Ventures, the venture… Read more


Innovative Startup Ideas Sought for Next Student Innovator Showcase

USC student entrepreneurs have an opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars to fund their startup ideas, as the USC Stevens Center for Innovation is launching its call for applications this April for the 10th Annual Student Innovator Showcase. The… Read more

USC Stevens awards innovation at USC Biomedical Engineering event

USC Stevens recently awarded $500 in prizes to USC biomedical engineering students at the 20th Annual Fred S. Grodins Graduate Research Symposium. In honoring projects embodying innovation, the USC Stevens Center for Innovation awarded $350 for 1st prize winner Yuta… Read more


USC Viterbi professor awarded research grant of over $11.2 million

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded USC Viterbi professor Maryam Shanechi with an $11.25 million research grant to lead an interdisciplinary team developing brain-machine interfaces to enhance human decision making. The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grant will award… Read more

Funding Opportunity: USC Stevens announces TAG program

The USC Stevens Center for Innovation is pleased to announce a new competitive grant program to support early stage technologies invented at USC through validation or proof-of-concept development. The USC Stevens Technology Advancement Grants (TAG) program offers competitive awards of… Read more