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USC ISI - 10 hours ago
Journalists are spread thin. The question of what is newsworthy becomes more complex. Can AI weigh in?

ISI student @AlexanderSpangh set out to reduce this manual burden in a four-pronged project automating the more tedious aspects of journalistic work.
USC ISI - November 29
We're excited to announce a collaboration with @SkyWaterFoundry to enable design-to-manufacturing for integrated circuit prototyping and production utilizing SkyWater’s CMOS process technologies.

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Research & Development

Part of the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering, ISI is a pioneer in research and development across an exceptionally wide range of advanced information processing, computer, and communications technologies.

Our broad expertise spans artificial intelligence, computational systems and technology, emerging technologies, informatics systems research, and networking and cybersecurity. Bridging multiple technology disciplines through both academic and industry expertise, ISI continues to shape the technologies of tomorrow.

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Flask Dropper


ISI Centers are internationally renowned for pioneering research in a multitude of areas and disciplines, with collaborations with Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, and numerous other organizations. From quantum computing to global space applications, ISI Centers push forward the boundaries of innovation.

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In 1981, a request from DARPA led to USC establishing The MOSIS Service at ISI — a silicon prototyping and low volume production service for custom and semicustom integrated circuits.

Over the past 40 years, The MOSIS Service has collaborated with over 50 US government laboratories and agencies, 800 domestic and foreign colleges and Universities, and more than 100 commercial companies, and continues to support the advancement of microelectronics.

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Join the Future

To build upon its successes and global reach, ISI actively recruits exceptional talent. We are dedicated to investing in tomorrow’s leaders, providing numerous internship, job, and program opportunities for students, as well as unique opportunities for exceptional researchers in information sciences and related fields.

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In 1997, ISI extended its reach for talent and funding by establishing an office in Arlington, Virginia, in the Washington, DC, Metro area. In addition to enabling people living in the area to work at ISI, this also gave the Institute a presence close to the many Federal agencies that provide research funding.


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Information Sciences Institute

As a world-class institution, ISI offers a prestigious, intellectually vibrant environment, combining the best of major research universities and industry labs on both coasts.

ISI is committed to forging a better future. To learn how you can become a part of the ISI community, click here for opportunities.