The new architecture, called “Pretty Good Phone Privacy” or PGPP, decouples phone connectivity from authentication and billing by anonymizing personal identifiers sent to cell towers. The software-based solution does not alter cellular network hardware.
This year’s TAG awards total $250,000 and will fund five projects in life sciences and physical sciences across a diverse range of fields at four USC schools: Dornsife, Keck, Pharmacy, and Viterbi.
Just last year, this sampler was used to better understand the spread of COVID-19, an unexpected but logical adaption, Sioutas said. “COVID-19 is nothing more than an aerosol,” he said. “We can look at it the same way as all other particulate air pollutants.”
The Stevens Center recently received a private donation from a USC alumna specifically to support the Technology Advancement Grants (TAG) program. Diane Kneis made the donation in her daughter, Christina Kneis's, name. Christina earned a BS in mechanical engineering from Viterbi.
The National Academy of Engineering announced that Professors Jong-Shi Pang and Azad Madni of the Viterbi School of Engineering have been inducted in the organization’s latest round of members.
Three professors in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering have been named as Fellows to the Association for Computing Machinery.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Professors Yolanda Gil and Craig Knoblock have been honored as 2021 Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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 School of Engineering.
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 and Principal Scientist at USC Information Sciences Institute, USC Viterbi School of Engineering Leana Golubchik,
Ellis Meng holds the Shelly and Ofer Nemirovsky Chair in Convergent Bioscience at the Viterbi School of Engineering.