IUSSTF-Viterbi Program

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and The Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California (USC) have partnered to support the IUSSTF-Viterbi Program. This program provides opportunities to Indian students to undertake Virtual research internship at the Viterbi School of Engineering in the summer of 2021 for a period of 8 weeks.

The IUSSTF-Viterbi Program is envisaged to:
o Provide an opportunity to the best and brightest Indian students to gain exposure and access to world class research facilities in the Viterbi School.
o Promote research and capacity building in frontline areas of engineering and technology.
o Encourage outstanding students to take up research as a career.
o Pave the way for the next generation engineers from India to interact with American peers, thus help building long-term R&D linkages and collaborations.

Eligibility:
o Indian students currently pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree at recognized institutions of higher education in India.
o Open to students of Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computational Sciences.

Scholarship includes:
o Stipend (to cover contingencies including Network access, equipment, computing facilities etc)

Given the COVID- 19 situation and travel restrictions, the 2021 IUSSTF- Viterbi program will be implemented as a complete virtual mode. Only research proposals that can be conducted in a virtual environment will be considered.

Submission Deadline: 11th January 2021

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Additional Info:

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