November 13, 2015

Celebrating The Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

Rarely do 10 year olds possess a world-class, cutting edge mastery of chemical engineering. Not so, in the case of the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, which Thursday celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Mork family’s transformative $15 million naming gift to the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. The donation brought together the disciplines of chemical engineering, materials science and petroleum engineering under a single named department.

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October 21, 2015

Bryan And Julie Min Launch Social Challenge

Their recent gift to USC Viterbi will establish a student business plan competition to fund startups with a socially assistive bent. The competition will encourage would-be social entrepreneurs to build businesses that benefit society, ranging from technological problems facing under-served communities to frugal engineering in developing countries, including access to clean water and affordable energy.

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