Current Newsletter


Dr. Mark Humayan receives National Medal of Technology

USC’s Dr. Mark Humayan will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from the President of the United States in a ceremony on January 22, 2016. The medal is the nation’s highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing… Read more

USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase Awards $25K to Student Startups

USC’s brightest student entrepreneurs recently showed their ingenuity for creating viable solutions to global problems with their healthcare innovations, inventive apps and engineering marvels at the USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase, an annual competition held at University Park Campus during… Read more


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

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


USC ranked 14th Most Innovative University in the World

Thomson Reuters recently released its Top 100 World’s Most Innovative Universities report and ranked the University of Southern California as 14th in the world. To determine the rankings, Thomson Reuters focused on academic papers, which indicate basic research performed at… Read more