Detroit is a captivating study in urban evolution. Once one of America’s richest cities, it is now among its poorest. This summer, under the guidance of Professor Michael Thom, twenty USC Price students had the opportunity to help reverse the decline, addressing the challenges of transit, land use, education, and nonprofit innovation.Read more >
METRANS News & Announcements
USC undergraduates Andrina Dominguez (Public Policy), Erica Fine (Public Policy) Rayed Khan (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering) and Todd Nguyen (Public Policy) were selected to participate in the 19th Annual California Transportation Foundation's (CTF) Educational Symposium in Santa Cruz, where they gained a unique opportunity to learn by doing with transportation professionals iRead more >
On Friday, September 26, 2014, Marco Dean, Bartlett School of Planning, University College London presented his research regarding decision making for mega projects to students, faculty, and practitioners at the University of Southern California as part of the METRANS Transportation Research Seminar Series and the Volvo Educational Research Foundations (VREF) Educational Exchange program.Read more >
On September 8, METRANS Faculty, USC Viterbi School of Engineering Vice Dean for Academic Programs and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE), Civil Engineering, and Public Policy Professor, and President Elect of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) James Moore joined the approximately one million new ALS donors to be doused in ice water to help raise funds for the disease.Read more >
Seven transportation PhD students from USC have been selected to present their research at the 54th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference, Big Ideas, Global Impacts, to be held October 30 to November 2 in Philadelphia. The students are: Sandip Chakrabarti, Andy Hong, Yuting Hou, Mohja Rhoads, Eun Jin Shin, Xize Wang, and Quan Yuan.
More information regarding the conference is at http://www.acsp.org/conferences/annual_conferenceRead more >