Boston Take 1! The Spring semester was a very hectic one with the constant search for an internship. Along with the daily assignments and class work, applying to companies and hoping for an interview call was a pretty stressful time. But, hard work does pay off. The feeling when you finally get the offer letter for the job you have … Read More

Posted: March 20, 2017, 1:09pm   Last weekend, I flew to Washington, DC with a couple other USC students who are also a part of our Graduate Student Government (GSG). As a school with more graduate students than undergrads, USC is a member of the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS), a student-run organization dedicated to “improving the … Read More

Posted: March 16, 2017, 5:53pm Last Tuesday, my mom, brother, and I flew out to meet the rest of our family in Aspen!! We take this trip every year to spend time with one another skiing/snowboarding, cooking, and exploring the city. This year, I decided to spend my time on the slopes snowboarding since I’ve been itching to learn something … Read More

Posted: March 16, 2017, 5:37pm On the last weekend of February and the first weekend of March, the Viterbi Graduate Student Association hosted the annual Viterbi Cup! This is a soccer tournament involving teams from all of the departments in the Viterbi School of Engineering. Because the student population in each department varies from 150 students (astronautical!) to over 1800 … Read More

Posted: February 27, 2017, 4:46pm On Wednesday night, I made a last-minute decision to visit one of my best friends in Salt Lake City, Utah! Stephanie, who is in the Technical Development Program at Edwards Lifesciences, is currently on her second rotation as a manufacturing engineer at the Draper location. I had wanted to visit her for a while now, … Read More

Posted: February 27, 2017, 4:40pm On Friday, my lab, the USC Laboratory for Living Systems Engineering (LLSE), hosted about 80 students from the Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School to show them around our research space and reinforce a few topics they recently learned in school. In their physics class, they have been studying centripetal force (and all of the … Read More

Posted: February 27, 2017, 4:34pm Last week, my family attended the third show included in our Pantages Theater season pass – Finding Neverland! Before we headed over to Pantages, we had a quick dinner at Katsuya across the street. I got to satisfy my chawanmushi craving (a Japanese steamed egg dish) while enjoying other delicious dishes, including a blue crab … Read More

Posted: February 27, 2017, 4:14pm Two weeks ago, the Health, Technology, and Engineering Program at USC (HTE@USC) hosted a mixer on the rooftop of the new Fertitta Hall on the corner of Figueroa and Exposition. Open to a range of students from the Viterbi School of Engineering, the USC Keck School of Medicine, and the Marshall School of Business, this … Read More

Posted: February 19, 2017, 3:33pm    At USC, the over-arching organization for both MS and PhD students is GSG, the Graduate Student Government. Run by an executive board of 17 and a senate of about 70, GSG aims to enhance the USC graduate and professional student experience by providing academic, social, and corporate programming, and representing the voice of the … Read More

Posted: February 18, 2017, 3:10pm    I finally got to hit the slopes for the first time this season! Last weekend, a group of us spent two nights around Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear to enjoy the incredible amount of snowfall we had this year due to the crazy rains. We rented an entire cabin through Airbnb with breathtaking views, … Read More