Recognition From Professional and Other Organizations
Two USC scientists called to serve on Biden’s renewed Cancer Moonshot initiative
John Carpten and Peter Kuhn will serve in the research effort aimed at reducing the national cancer death rate by 50% over the next 25 years.
Three USC faculty named 2021 AAAS Fellows
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected three USC faculty to become AAAS Fellows in 2021: Andrea Armani, Yannis Yortsos, and Mark Humayun.
Andrea Armani, Sri Narayan, and Cyrus Shahabi Elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
Three USC professors have been elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
USC’s Paul Ginsburg elected to National Academy of Medicine
USC Professor Paul Ginsburg has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for his leading role in shaping health policy by founding three influential organizations.
Architecture Professor Doris Sung wins Cooper Hewitt 2021 National Design Award
USC Architecture Professor Doris Sung has won the Cooper Hewitt 2021 National Design Award for climate action for her design: InVert Self-Shading Window.
USC’s John Carpten to chair President Biden’s National Cancer Advisory Board
President Joe Biden has appointed John Carpten to serve as chair of the administration’s National Cancer Advisory Board, which plays an important role in guiding the director of the National Cancer Institute in setting the course for the national cancer research program.
Mark S. Humayun
Dr. Humayun has devoted much of his career to clinical and scientific research in ophthalmology and bioengineering, becoming both a biomedical engineer and professor of ophthalmology.
Doris Sung brings active systems to sustainable design far beyond the simple "greening" of a building.
Peter Kuhn is a scientist, educator and entrepreneur with a career long commitment in personalized medicine and individualized patient care. He is focused on the redesign of cancer care.