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Three USC Viterbi researchers elected as ACM Fellows

Three professors in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have been named as Fellows to the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a prestigious honor that recognizes individuals among a select group of computing leaders around the world. The USC researchers… Read more

Two USC Viterbi professors named IEEE Fellows

USC Viterbi School of Engineering Professors Yolanda Gil and Craig Knoblock of USC’s Information Sciences Institute have been honored as 2021 Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement… Read more

Developing a deep learning-based portable diagnostic system for sleep apnea syndrome detection

The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, and that 80 percent of the cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea are undiagnosed. It is most common in men over 40, especially those… Read more

Three USC Faculty Elected as Fellows to National Academy of Inventors

University of Southern California professors Keith Chugg, Jay Kuo, and Gerald Loeb have been elected as Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors. All three are professors with the USC Viterbi… Read more

Six USC researchers elected to AAAS

Six USC researchers have been elected as fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a prestigious honor from the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society. They are: Yolanda Gil, Research Professor of Computer Science and Spatial Sciences… Read more

Next-Generation Liquid Biopsy Technology Licensed to Epic Sciences

Epic Sciences and USC Michelson Center Convergent Science Institute in Cancer recently announced a new partnership. USC Stevens Center for Innovation helped USC’s Dr. Peter Kuhn with the process of executing the license and collaboration agreement with Epic Sciences. The… Read more

USC Startup Behavioral Signals Voted Innovative Company of the Year in AI

Behavioral Signals, a startup company based on the research of USC Professor Shrikanth “Shri” Narayanan, received a 2020 Hacker Noon Noonies Award for “Innovative Company of the Year: Artificial Intelligence Technology.” The Noonies Awards are determined by votes from Hacker… Read more

USC startups to present at First Look SoCal Showcase

Microscape and Optimal IC Technologies, two startups with roots at the University of Southern California have been selected to present at the upcoming First Look SoCal Showcase. This annual event hosted by the Alliance for SoCal Innovation, Alexandria Real Estate… Read more

USC Researchers Develop First-in-Class Polarization and Color Sensitive Infrared Detectors

By Peijean Tsai, USC Stevens Center for Innovation Published: August 11, 2020 Two investigators at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering are leading research efforts to develop a new cutting-edge infrared detector technology that could enable a wide range of… Read more

USC Professors Earn IEEE Honors

Two University of Southern California researchers are among the latest to be recognized with prestigious honors by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Congratulations to Professor Paul Daniel Dapkus and Professor Mark Humayun who have each won medals… Read more

Stevens Center Awards 2020 Technology Advancement Grants to USC Researchers

For the fourth consecutive year, USC Stevens Center for Innovation has awarded Technology Advancement Grants (TAG) to University of Southern California researchers. This year’s TAG awards total $150,000 and will fund three projects across a diverse range of fields at… Read more

USC Computer Science Professor Wins Most Influential Paper Award

USC Professor of Computer Science Nenad Medvidović was recognized with the honor of the Most Influential Paper Award at the 15th International Symposium on Software Engineering for Adaptive and Self-Managing Systems (SEAMS 2020). The award recognizes his 2007 paper, “An… Read more

USC joins leading universities in expediting COVID-19 technologies

USC Stevens Center for Innovation, the technology licensing office for the University of Southern California, has partnered with leading universities worldwide and created a humanitarian use express license agreement to accelerate the transfer and development of COVID-19 discoveries into solutions… Read more

Stevens Center Recognizes USC Researchers for 2019 Achievements

Each spring for the past several years the USC Stevens Center for Innovation has hosted a special reception to celebrate inventors at the University of Southern California. Researchers whose technology was licensed for the first time during the previous calendar… Read more

COVID-19 Research and Technologies at USC

Researchers at USC are working on a wide range of topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Stevens Center for Innovation homepage links to a searchable database of COVID-19 technologies that are available from USC and other institutions. Summaries of… Read more

Colorado startup to commercialize semiconductor design technology developed at USC

Optimal IC Technologies purchases license from USC to begin development of products that would improve production yields and revolutionize semiconductor design optimization LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2020) – The USC Stevens Center for Innovation has licensed a set of technologies… Read more

Radhika Palkar Awarded Howard Bremer Scholarship

Licensing Associate Radhika Palkar was selected as a 2020 Howard Bremer Scholar by AUTM, a professional association that supports and advances technology transfer at universities, research centers, hospitals, businesses and government organizations. AUTM awards only five Bremer scholarships each year… Read more

USC Startup Catapower Featured in Trojan Family Magazine

A startup launched by Professor Travis Williams and postdoctoral researcher Zhiyao Lu of the USC Dornsife Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute is featured in How Trash Turns into Treasure in Labs at USC in the Winter 2019 edition of Trojan Family… Read more

Keck and Viterbi Faculty Members Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Dr. Gianluca Lazzi of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the Viterbi School of Engineering and Dr. Neil Siegel of the Viterbi School of Engineering were named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). They join a… Read more

USC Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at Stevens Showcase

USC Student Entrepreneurs Win Big at Stevens Showcase Story by Peijean Tsai | Photos by Nikolaus Traitler Published: November 12, 2019 The USC Stevens Center for Innovation recently hosted its 13th Annual USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase, where USC student… Read more