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
August 28, 2020

Developing High Affinity Peptides to Target SARS-CoV-2 Spike (S) Protein

Investigators: Richard Roberts; Terry Takahashi
August 6, 2020

DSCR1, anti-angiogenesis drug target against solid tumors with focus on colorectal cancer

Investigators: Heinz-Josef Lenz; Fariborz Nasertorabi
August 6, 2020

Engineering natural killer cells to target HLA-DR-negative hematologic malignancies

Investigators: Jianming Xie; Alan Wayne