My First Project in BME 416: Regulations of Medical Devices

Lauren Pelo-2015 Uncategorized 0 Comments

For my first project in BME 416: Regulation of Medical Devices, I got to choose a specific medical device that I wanted to improve, then research existing patents to see what steps I would need to take to create my own, reinvented version of that chosen product. I chose to focus on soccer shin guards because I love soccer and …

My Research with Micro Combustion Engines and Shape Memory Alloys

Sarah Research, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Happy E-Week everyone! E-week is one of my favorite weeks of the spring semester because it’s an entire week dedicated to celebrating engineering. There’s a carnival, a talent show, a day dedicated to showing middle school students what engineering is, and a formal ball to name a few activities. In honor of E-week, we’re spending this week blogging about the …

From Classroom to Lab: Chemical Engineering Laboratory

Lyssa Aruda-2015 Uncategorized 0 Comments

Hey guys! Happy E-Week! This week is all about celebrating engineering.  I have loved learning about engineering so far, and can’t wait to continue my education in this diverse and challenging field.  I’m constantly solving problems that can affect a lot of people.  My favorite quote is that “Scientists discover the world that exists, engineers create the world that never …

Why Engineering: Research

juliana-2016 Juliana, Research 0 Comments

Hey guys! Happy E-Week! I realized it’s been while since I gave you guys and update on my research, so in honor of this week I’m going to blog about my on-campus engineering research on computational modeling of cancer cell movement. I’ve blogged about this topic a few times in the past (check out the reasons I love doing research …

Lost in a Virtual World

Alex-2016 Alex 0 Comments

Every spring semester, towards the end of February, USC’s entire Viterbi school of engineering comes together to celebrate engineering in a spectacular week-long celebration known as E-Week. In honor of E-Week, I would like to celebrate my own achievements, and neat research, in the engineering world, particularly a research project I just started working on this semester. Over the past …

Engineering is Engineering…But What Else Can You Get?

Samantha Kaplan-2015 Why USC 0 Comments

When I was looking at schools, one of the things my dad, a Mechanical Engineer, said to me was “Engineering is engineering is engineering…you have to consider everything that comes with it.”  What my dad meant by this was that an engineering education is pretty similar from school to school – classes and the building blocks you need to earn …

Update: Consulting for SpaceIL

Alex-2016 Alex, Uncategorized 0 Comments

A few months ago, I introduced you all to USC TAMID, an Israeli consulting group here on campus (See my previous blog: USC TAMID: A Consulting Organization). At the time, I had just started consulting for SpaceIL, a non-profit Israeli space company working to put a rover on the moon to win the $20 million Google Lunar X-prize. As I …

My Own, Evolving Definition of Biomedical Engineering!

Lauren Pelo-2015 Viterbi Class 0 Comments

When I was coming into USC and talking to people about what I was about to study in school, I honestly wasn’t sure how to define my chosen major – biomedical engineering. I could come up with a very vague definition of biomedical engineering, but I quickly realized this definition did not please anyone when the question of “what is …

My Major – Astronautical Engineering

Markus Uncategorized, Viterbi Class 0 Comments

Hey guys! Astronautical Engineering constitutes everything outside of the Earth’s atmosphere where as Aerospace Engineering is more involved with things within the Earth’s atmosphere.  However, the disciplines are still closely linked in industry and coursework.  Astronautical Engineering really is Rocket Science!

Being a Rocket Scientist: Astronautical Engineering

Alex-2016 Alex, Viterbi Class 0 Comments

Dear high school senior, You have already applied, and maybe even already accepted, to USC and the prestigious Viterbi school of Engineering. You have expressed an interest in engineering, but what discipline? From aerospace engineering to biomedical engineering to civil engineering to computer science, Viterbi offers many roads to travel.

Fall 2013: My Top Ten Countdown

juliana-2016 Juliana, Viterbi Life 0 Comments

Hey guys! Just like everyone else, I seriously can’t believe this semester is already almost over! This was definitely my favorite semester at USC so far. My classes are getting more and more interesting to me, I’m taking on more responsibility in the organizations I’m involved with, and while the dorms were perfect for freshman year, I love living in …