News & Events

Bob Braden Team Completes Major Power Grid Study

October 5, 2015 An academic-industry team led by ISI's Bob Braden has finished a major survey of electric power grid data networks used by representative North American power companies. Read More >

Ewa Deelman Awarded Prestigious HPDC Honor

September 30, 2015 The prestigious International Symposium on High Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC) has presented its 2015 achievement award to Ewa Deelman Read More >

CNET: What if 'Back to the Future Part II' were set in 2045 instead of 2015?

September 11, 2015 Joe Touch was quoted about how the Internet will change in the near future. Read More >

Deutsche Welle: Summer Camps, NSA Style

September 11, 2015 Clifford Neuman was quoted about an NSA-run summer camp to teach kids cybersecurity. Read More >

ABC News: Men Take Longer Than Women to Respond to E-Mail

August 25, 2015 Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV covered research by Farshad Kooti and Kristina Lerman along with colleagues, finding that men take longer than women to respond to emails Read More >

MIT Technology Review: The Social-Network Illusion That Tricks Your Mind

August 15, 2015 Kristina Lerman and colleagues find that social networks can make certain ideas or behavior seem common when they are in fact, rare Read More >

A Race to Identify Twitter Bots

June 15, 2015 Aram Galstyan and his team create a method for uncovering social media bots. Read More >

TakePart: Tech's New Tool in the Hunt for Human Traffickers Who Hide in Plain Sight

June 14, 2015 Pedro Alejandro Szekely and Craig Knoblock were featured for the Internet search tool they created to combat human trafficking Read More >

WIRED: USC Viterbi's Szekely and Knoblock develop an internet search tool to combat human trafficking

May 20, 2015 Domain-specific Insight Graphs, or DIG, organize publicly available information on the Internet into maps, timelines and tablesfor law enforcement to track missing people. Read More >

Washington Post: Startups Look to Quantum Computing for the Future

May 5, 2015 Daniel Lidar comments on the potential of quantum computing and notes that one of two commercially available quantum computers in the world is owned by Lockheed and USC Read More >

CBS LA: The Danger of Keyless Locks

April 29, 2015 Clifford Neuman discusses the dangers of smart locks Read More >

Seeing Synapses

March 2, 2015 A multidisciplinary team of USC engineers and scientists are collaborating to image synapses in living zebrafish to gain a better understanding of the brain. Read More > USC Viterbi's ISI Plans Photonics Institute Proposal

February 6, 2015 USC ISI to submit a bid to establish a federal photonics institute in Los Angeles Read More >

USC-Led Photonics Institute Proposal One of Three National Finalists

February 6, 2015 Proposal for a federally-funded photonics institute a strong partnership between USC, UC campuses, national universities and the industry Read More >

A Future Where Machines Are Knowledgeable Partners

January 28, 2015 At the Information Sciences Institute, Daniel Marcu and collaborators research artificial intelligence and natural language processing Read More >

IEEE Spectrum: Stopping Hardware Trojans

January 23, 2015 Michael Bajura's ISI team researches how to image chips to detect malicious circuits Read More >

PCMag: SuperBots in Space

January 22, 2015 Wei-Min Shen discusses his research on reconfigurable robots and future uses in space Read More >

ACL Names Two Fellows from Information Sciences Institute

January 20, 2015 Kevin Knight and Daniel Marcu named 2014 ACL Fellows -- just the second time two individuals from the same academic institution have been awarded the distinction Read More >

Armed with Science: Managing Microchips

January 14, 2015 USC Viterbi's ISI helps the DoD by implementing tech that repairs damaged microchips Read More >