The Ming Hsieh Institute

By bringing together faculty from USC's renowned programs in engineering, medicine, the sciences and pharmacy, the Ming Hsieh Institute cultivates an environment of creativity and collaboration. Read More »

Ming Hsieh developed a keen interest and skill in technology as a young child in northeastern China, learning from his electrical engineer father how to dismantle and reassemble everything from transistor radios to televisions.

Following in the footsteps of an uncle who earned a master's in mechanical engineering at USC, Hsieh enrolled at USC after two years of college at what is now the South China University of Technology in Guangzhou. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering in 1983 and his M.S. in electrical engineering just one year later. Read More »

Ming Hsieh
February 3, 2023

An Ultrasound Activated Ultrasound Contrast Agent for Urinary Imaging

Investigators: Travis Williams, Andy Chang, Jesse Yen
February 3, 2023

Improving Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer Using Computational Modeling

Investigators: Stacey Finley, Evanthia Roussos Torres
February 3, 2023

Liquid Biopsy Predicts Metastatic Relapse in Primary Bladder Cancer Patients

Investigators: Peter Kuhn, Hooman Djaladat, Jeremy Mason
February 3, 2023

Low-Cost “Smart” mHealth System for Predicting Future Likelihood of Vaso-Occlusive Pain Crisis: Moving Towards Personalized Medicine in Sickle Cell Disease

Investigators: Michael Khoo, Thomas Coates, Saranya Veluswamy
February 3, 2023

Oncology Decision Support in Ovarian Cancer: Artificial Intelligence Based Pathomics to Identify Platinum Resistant Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Investigators: Yan Liu, Joseph Carlson
February 3, 2023

Therapeutic Application of Urinary Extracellular Vesicles for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Investigators: Eun Ji Chung, Kenneth Hallows