When Anna Krylov saw the initial program for a leading international conference in quantum chemistry to take place next year in Beijing, China, she sighed. She was disappointed, but not surprised.
The list of 24 invited… more>
Speaking at a recent symposium held in her honor, USC Dornsife’s Hanna Reisler recalled the early days of USC’s Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) program.
At the time, women with tenured or tenure-track… more>
Fourth-grader Zakar Martin cut a lemon in half. He pushed a nail into the squishy side of one half and a penny into the other half of the fruit’s pulpy side. Then he clamped one end of a wire to the copper penny and the… more>
Dressed in layers of thermal underwear, a wool sweater, raincoat and balaclava, Cara Magnabosco trekked 2 1/2 miles in below-freezing weather lugging 30 pounds of gear to her research destination each morning.
That's how… more>
Nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs) are difficult mathematical problems to study.
Notice it didn’t say "solve."
Ph.D. students researching nonlinear PDEs aren't looking for solutions. They're analyzing the… more>
A decade ago, Hanna Reisler, professor of chemistry in USC College, started a monthly brownbag lunch for women in sciences across departments, providing a place to relax and air issues.
The networking group thrives today,… more>