Current Newsletter


EvoRx Technologies completes first collaboration with AstraZeneca

EvoRx Technologies, a Pasadena biotech with roots at USC, recently achieved an exciting milestone: successful completion of its first collaboration with a major pharmaceutical company. In partnering with AstraZeneca, EvoRx was able to help advance drug candidates in respiratory disease… Read more

Where are they now? Stasis Labs: Most Innovative and Trojan Family Choice Award Winners, 2014 USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

Not even a full year has passed since Stasis Labs won the Most Innovative and Trojan Family Choice awards at the 2014 USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase. Yet, the young biotech company lead by then-students Dinesh Seemakurty and Michael Maylahn… Read more

Where are they now? The Steel Glass: Best Business Concept winner, 2014 USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase

In Fall 2014, The Steel Glass entered the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase. It won a top honor: the $7,000 Best Business Concept award. Not bad for the student startup’s first competition. Several months later, the young company won a… Read more

Student-led startup company wins major venture competition

The Steel Glass, the student startup that won the Best Business Concept prize at last year’s USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase, was recently awarded additional funding by the USC Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies by taking first place at… Read more


USC startup grabs national spotlight on Inc. magazine’s Annual List of Coolest College Startups

Along with 15 other university startups, the USC student-run business Stasis Labs was selected for Inc. magazine’s 7th annual tally of Coolest College Startups. Stasis Labs, which won the Most Innovative and Trojan Family Choice honors at the 2014 USC… Read more

$20M gift to advance cancer research

Research of a cure for blood cancers will be advanced thanks to a $20 million gift by Los Angeles entrepreneur Norbert Gehr. Gehr, who lost his own fight with leukemia in February 2015, donated $20 million to the Keck School… Read more

Making a visit to the dentist easier for autistic kids

A USC researcher developing cutting-edge technologies to improve dentist visits for autistic children gets a major boost from an unprecedented $3.1 million government grant. Read the full article at USC News: 


Long commute? USC Viterbi researchers are working on a solution

Two USC Viterbi scientists have taken a universal problem (gridlock) and turned it into a product (ClearPath, a predictive traffic technology). The technology will help reduce LA commute times by 18 percent by re-routing drivers based on real transportation data…. Read more

Peijean Tsai

New Marketing Coordinator Joins USC Stevens Team

This month the USC Stevens Center for Innovation welcomes Peijean Tsai to assist with the center’s marketing efforts. As marketing coordinator, Tsai aims to highlight USC Stevens as a university resource fostering innovation and entrepreneurship and will work to promote… Read more


USC Ranked 20th Among Universities Worldwide in U.S. Utility Patents Granted in 2013

USC Stevens is proud to announce USC has been ranked 20th among the top 100 worldwide universities in U.S. Utilities Patents granted in 2013. With patents issued to inventions originating from USC faculty and graduate students, USC claims a place… Read more