Alumnus Makes Space Dreams Come True
Propulsion engineer Roderic Vanderscoff helps Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket reach orbit
Propulsion engineer Roderic Vanderscoff helps Firefly Aerospace’s Alpha rocket reach orbit
For second year in a row, a Trojan receives top award in engineering education
Madni is being honored for pioneering contributions to model-based systems engineering, education, and industrial impact using interdisciplinary approaches
Two decades as a Navy pilot taught Will Pressley, M.S. ’17, what it takes to succeed as a military leader. (Hint: The answer’s not in “Top Gun: Maverick.”)
Free, online astronautics course is a humanitarian effort to maintain Ukraine’s academic excellence in astronautics
USC Viterbi Ph.D. student takes music to new heights, combining his love of space with the arts
Astronaut Danny Olivas joins ISI’s Visual Intelligence and Multimedia Analytics Laboratory (VIMAL) to look for ways to use AI in space.
The team was one of 10 selected by NASA to design an AR interface for lunar, Martian exploration.
USC Viterbi adjunct professor and rocket scientist, Michael Kezirian, makes a case for why advancing space safety measures advances space exploration.
At the 2022 commencement ceremony, undergraduates shared laughter, tears and hugs as they embark on a new journey
First in-person, satellite ceremonies in two years feature four-star general and former CEO of Yahoo and Verizon Media as speakers
At the 2022 Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony, 215 new graduates join Trojan forebears like Andrew Viterbi and Wanda Austin.
Finalists in NASA “SUITS Up” Next Generation Astronaut Challenge Hopes to Foster Lunar Exploration
Annual USC Viterbi-Axilor Series Inspires Innovators and Entrepreneurs
Satellite Dodona, with its novel Lockheed Martin La Jument payloads, is part of SpaceX’s Smallsat Rideshare Program, will ride Transporter 3 mission to space
USC Viterbi Adjunct Associate Professor and JPL Principal Engineer Ryan Park will work on a new commission to produce high precision solar system models, potentially improving our ability to navigate and understand outer space.
Over 100 USC Viterbi undergraduates present their year-long research projects virtually at the 2021 Viterbi Research Symposium
A collaboration between the USC WiSE program and the Aerospace Corporation, this prestigious fellowship offers students the opportunity to gain real-life industry experience and develop their skills
In a return to in-person graduation, the Class of 2020 and 2021 celebrate “passage to a post-COVID new world”
Master’s student and class of 2021 graduate Shobhita Rajashekar hopes to get each and every one of us curious about space.
How USC’s renowned Rocket Propulsion Laboratory took one of the most hands-on clubs on campus remote.
An audio conversation about space tourism, sustainability and pizza.
An optimization expert who harnesses mathematics to improve industries and a leader in astronautical and systems engineering are USC Viterbi’s newest members of the National Academy of Engineering.
Joe Landon has spent more than a decade working toward the day when millions of people can live and work in space
USC’s Space and Engineering Research Center looks to the star-shaped sea creature for their groundbreaking soft robotics project.
Professor of astronautical engineering and director of the Systems Architecting and Engineering program receives individual recognition for his contributions to the systems engineering discipline.
U.S. Air Force officer and astronautical engineering graduate student, Edward Proulx, prepares to fly into space at USC.
Jonathan Messer, M.S. ’18, put his systems engineering degree to use during a global pandemic and a humanitarian mission in Central America. He’s now taking it to outer space.
JPL Engineer and Adjunct USC Viterbi Professor Ryan Park confirms that dwarf planet Ceres is water-rich and geologically active.
Both lecture series launch the week after Labor Day, offering students a comprehensive faculty coverage of COVID-19 and a series on sustainable energy with Dean Yortsos
USC Viterbi students design an ionic electrospray thruster to help fill in the propulsion gap for small satellites.
USC students and researchers at ISI SERC are building a lunar landing flight vehicle as part of NASA’s Artemis program.
The design team will present its design on Wednesday, June 17 at 10:50 a.m. PST. Livestream will be available.
Motivated to engineer a better world for all humanity, USC Viterbi celebrates graduates who have pursued academic excellence and impacted their communities.
USC teams take the first three places in the prestigious competition, with USC Viterbi students leading the way.
Annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report also keep USC Viterbi among the top five private engineering schools
The record-breaking student-led USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory launched its latest vehicle, Poise, to test a new propellant, recovery system and more.
A team of USC students is one of 10 finalists awarded $10K to build a water extraction tool for NASA’s Moon to Mars challenge.
New series “For All Mankind” explores alternate history of NASA with guidance from USC Viterbi professor of astronautics
Kevin Moran, astronautical engineering transfer student and U.S. Navy veteran has his eyes set on fusing engineering with humanitarian work
The AIAA recognized students from the rocket lab for being the first undergraduate student team to design, build and successfully launch a rocket into space.
Garrett Reisman’s USC micro-seminar convenes incoming undergraduates to help navigate expectations and pressures and mitigate stress
Azad Madni, executive director of the USC Viterbi Systems Architecting and Engineering Program, receives the 2019 ASME CIE Leadership Award.
Traveler IV is reportedly the first entirely student-designed and built rocket to pass the Kármán line into outer space
Professor Dan Erwin to assume the leadership role of the Department of Astronautical Engineering beginning in July.
USC Viterbi students get hands-on with spacecraft hardware, successfully delivering a CubeSat mini-satellite for launch into Earth’s low orbit.
Undergraduate students enrolled in AME 441A show off their semester’s work
The Liquid Propulsion Lab successfully tested the world’s first 3D printed rocket engine made entirely on campus
Jonathan Yoke, Navy veteran and astronautical engineering graduate student, prepares for Mars at USC
“First Man” screening event celebrates Neil Armstrong (M.S. ’70), spotlights Trojan space pioneers and “the next giant leap” in space exploration
Master’s student spends summer modeling nuclear generators for space expeditions
The USC Viterbi outreach program premiered its second annual STEM education camp for middle school girls, featuring major voices from aerospace engineering
USC Viterbi students design a deep-space transport with artificial gravity, earning first place in the graduate division of NASA’s student competition
Garrett Reisman, Director of Space Operations at SpaceX and former NASA astronaut joins USC’s Department of Astronautical Engineering
After long nights that muddled into early mornings in SAL, CED, and Leavey, they’re ready to set sail
2018 USC Viterbi master’s students shared hugs, laughs and memories at graduation ceremonies.
Accomplishments of Viterbi Master’s students celebrated at the second annual event
At the 2018 USC Viterbi Ph.D. Hooding and Awards ceremony, the intellectual descendants of Curie, Drexler and Viterbi took the stage.
Astronautics grad Conor Cimo followed his passions for rocket engines and sustainability while at USC, and hopes to one day combine them
The student-led USC Liquid Propulsion Lab teams up with Japan’s Kyushu Institute of Technology to build and launch a liquid rocket
Entrepreneurs of young, exciting companies gather in SCilicon Beach for an evening of networking and dual-use ventures
At the 68th International Astronautical Congress, USC Viterbi School of Engineering joins notable space organizations like NASA, ESA and SpaceX as a member of the IAF
PhD student given the Outstanding Achievement Award from NASA’s Johnson Space Center for his work designing space flight trajectories
Since its establishment in 2004, this unique space engineering department has awarded more than 500 Master of Science degrees.
Phillip Muntz, Emeritus Professor of Astronautics, passed away Aug. 1, 2017
Professor Azad Madni uses model-based, data-driven stories to enhance collaboration, engagement, and decision making in complex systems engineering
From designing a ship to sustaining life, students create a fully-functional manned mission to Mars.
USC Viterbi Astronautical Engineering offered a Spring 2017 course featuring practical training for satellite tracking and antenna communications.
Research Professor David Barnhart and SERC students participate at the annual Space Tech Expo
Accomplishments of Viterbi Masters students celebrated in inaugural event
Graduating students from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering were recognized on May 10th at the 2017 Undergraduate Viterbi Awards for their academic, leadership, and service achievements.
Honoring the work and dedication of USC Viterbi faculty and staff
The 15th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER)
Viterbi faculty and students receive awards from the Orange County Engineering Council.
ASTE faculty and students receive awards from the San Fernando Valley Engineers’ Council.
Student-run RPL launches rocket of own design to 144,000 feet
Adjunct Associate Professor and JPL Manager Ryan Park Studies the Motion and Physical Property of Solar System Objects
Professor of Astronautics Mike Gruntman was elected as a full member of the International Academy of Astronautics for contributions to astronautics and the exploration of space.
Professor Azad Madni was honored by Boeing at their 100th Anniversary for his contributions to aerospace engineering research and education.