Epic MegaGrant Awarded for ITP's Newest course ITP-499: "Game Programming in Unreal"
September 13, 2021
Well-known video game company "Epic Games, Inc", has awarded Professor Sanjay Madhav and ITP for the development of ITP's newest video game programming course, ITP-499: “Game Programming in Unreal.”
Spring 2021 ITP awards
May 7, 2021
This year, the USC Viterbi Information Technology Program wanted to recognize excellent faculty, staff, and course teaching assistants who have worked hard to embody the ITP mission of providing technology education for all.
usc Gerald a. lawson fund for black and indigenous students
May 6, 2021
USC Games, in conjunction with Take-Two Interactive Software, has announced the establishment of the Gerald A. Lawson Endowment Fund for Black and Indigenous Students as an initiative to increase the representation of minority students in games and tech. Read more about USC Games and the new initiative below!
usc viterbi dean's award for innovation and teaching excellence
May 4, 2021
Congratulations to Professor Joseph Greenfield for receiving the Dean's Award for Innovation and Teaching Excellence at the 2021 USC Viterbi Faculty and Staff Award ceremony. His creativity and dedication to ITP and the Cyber Security and Forensics field makes him a perfect fit for this award. Click below to read more about this year's staff and faculty awards!
Staff update: Meet itp's newest academic advisor!
March 7, 2021
Meet Annie Le, ITP's new Academic Advisor! Annie has been working with ITP for a number of years as our Academic Scheduler and Events Coordinator and has now joined the advising team. Her dedication to ITP has helped ITP grow and develop into the program it is today.
Porting video games - interview with Matt whiting
March 1, 2021
ITP Professor and former Video Game Programmer Matt Whiting discusses best practices for optimally porting a game to various platforms. He is currently working on "Maquette", a first-person recursive puzzle game developed by Graceful Decay and published by Annapurna Interactive.
VIRTUAL TEAM BUILDING - MURDER IN ANCIENT EGYPT
December 13, 2021
Tis the season! It’s been all hands on deck this year as we’ve tried to shape what has hopefully been a robust ITP experience for our students even inthis remote environment. Now let’s take a peek into what ITP faculty and staff get up to around the holidays!
Featured acm member: rob parke interview
September 8, 2020
Robert Parke, Senior Lecturer at USC's Information Technology Program and Program Chair for this year's ACM Richard A. Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, discusses inclusive teaching practices and issues regarding social justice and equity in this interview.
May 13, 2020
With COVID-19 cyberscams rampant, industry pros from firms worldwide watch as USC digital forensics students show their crime-fighting smarts in front of a real-life judge online.
FACULTY AWARDS SPRING 2020
May 8, 2020
Trojan faculty and staff celebrate virtually during the 2020 USC Viterbi Faculty and Staff Awards! ITP wants to congratulate Trina Gregory, Kendra Walther, and Nitin Kalé for their awards, and for their outstanding efforts and contributions to ITP!
Student-Led Fund Supports Student Entrepreneurs
May 22, 2020
ITP 496 students underUSC Viterbi lecturer Eric Chung build first student- led organization that will provide micro-grants to student projects.
Web technologies and Applications
December 9, 2019
Zune Nguyen, lecturer of information technology at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, talked to us about how the web classes at ITP prepare students to work not only in web development but also in mobile development, software engineering and project management.
November 26, 2019
Nitin Kalé, associate professor of information technology and industrial and systems engineering practice, taught USC’s first class in blockchain in Fall 2017. Since then, he’s helped create ITP’s minor in blockchain, making USC Viterbi School of Engineering one of the first schools in the world to offer an academic program in the field.