Center for Undergraduate Research in Viterbi Engineering (CURVE) Fellowship

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Lab Info Sessions


Schedule 

Please note that all lab positions have been filled for the 2022-23 academic year.

Monday, July 11, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 AM
CURVE General Info Session
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This session will provide an overview of the CURVE fellowship, including program components and application process. All interested applicants are welcome to attend. There will be time for general Q&A.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

9:00 - 10:00 AM
Applied Movement and Pain Laboratory (AMPL)
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Faculty: Jason Kutch
Project: Neuromodulation and neural recording in urologic chronic pelvic pain  

10:00 - 11:00 AM
HFE Lab
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Faculty: Yalda Khashe
Project: Improving Quality of Care for Patients Receiving Care through Digital Health

11:00 - 12:00 PM
McCurry Lab
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Faculty: Daniel McCurry
Projects:

  • Oxidation of trace organic contaminants in recycled wastewater with heterogeneous catalysts
  • Quantification of parabens as contaminants in decentralized greywater reuse systems, and identifying their formation pathway to halogenated byproducts

2:00 - 3:00 PM
Irimia Laboratory
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Faculty:  Andrei Irimia
Project: Deep learning & brain MRI for Alzheimer's disease

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 PM
Application Specific Intelligent Computing Lab
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Faculty:  Akhilesh Jaiswal
Project: Intelligence at Extreme Edge

Thursday, July 14, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Savla Research Group
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Faculty:  Ketan Savla
Project: Experimental modeling of dynamic choice in uncertain and resource-constrained environment

1:00 - 2:00 PM
M.C. Gill Composites Center
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Faculty:  Steve Nutt
Project: Processing of Composites

Friday, July 15, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Signal Transformation Analysis and Compression (STAC)
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Faculty:  Antonio Ortega
Project: Applications of Graph Signal Processing

1:30 - 2:30 PM
Safe and Intelligent Autonomy Lab
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Faculty:  Somil Bansal
Project: Vision-based navigation in new and unknown environments

Monday, July 18, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 AM
HaRVI Lab
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Faculty: Heather Culbertson  
Projects:

  • Dense Haptics
  • Design of Customizable Haptic Wearable System
  • Electrical Stochastic Resonance
  • Rapid Modelling of Haptic Buttons
  • Tangible Block-Based Coding for Visually Impaired Individuals
  • Variable Spring Haptics
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Khan Lab
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Faculty: Yasser Khan
Projects: (1) Stretchable MRI receive coils; (2) Optoelectronic sensing with ingestibles 

3:00 - 4:00 PM
Language Understanding and Knowledge Acquisition Lab
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Faculty: Muhao Chen   
Projects: Robust and Minimally Supervised Knowledge Extraction from Natural Language Tech

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 AM
Next Generation Digital Systems
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Faculty / PI:
Sandeep Gupta
Projects:
Computer-Aided Discoveries: Methods and Applications

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Networked Systems Lab
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Faculty / PI: Ramesh Govindan
Projects: Outdoor Augmented Reality Tracking; Volumetric Video

12:00 - 1:00 PM
STEEL Lab
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Faculty: Luis Garcia
Projects: 

  • Cyber-physical fuzzing simulation framework
  • Decoding how humans encode memory

1:00 - 2:00 PM 
Muin Research Group
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Faculty: Sifat Muin
Projects: Printed strain sensor arrays for large-area structural health monitoring

2:00 - 3:00 PM
Grounding Language in Actions, Multimodal Observations, and Robots (GLAMOR) Lab
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Faculty: Jesse Thomason
Project: Continuous Scene Representations for Agent Reasoning

Thursday, July 21, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Laboratory for Design of Medical and Analytical Devices (MAD Lab)
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Faculty: Maral Mousavi
Projects:

  • An Affordable Diagnostic Device for Early Screening of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Caffeine detection: A point-of-care saliva sensor
  • Jaundice Screenings in Low-Resource Settings
  • Point-of-care drug monitoring for bipolar disease
  • Safer Management of Chronic Kidney Disease with a Calibration-free Multiplexed Point-of-care Sensor
  • Smart health management: A point-of-care diagnostic tool for vitamin-D detection
  • Wearable Microneedle-based Biomarker Monitoring Device

2:00 - 3:00 PM 
USC Center for AI in Society
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Faculty: Bistra Dilkina
Projects:

  • AI for Biodiversity Conservation
  • Machine Learning for Treatment of Substance Use
  • Predict Child Malnutrition in Kenya
  • Using AI for Disaster Mitigation Planning
Friday, July 22, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advanced Composites Design Team
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Faculty: Bo Jin
Projects: Composite Beam Design using COSB (Composite Oriented Strand Board) and Additive Manufacturing Technology

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Gait Rehabilitation and Motor Learning Lab
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Faculty: Kristan Leech   
Projects: Walking rehabilitation for People Post-stroke

3:00 - 4:00 PM
Nanoscale Nonlinear and Quantum Photonics Lab
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Faculty: Mengjie Yu
Characterization of electro-optic material

Published on July 7th, 2022

Last updated on November 7th, 2022