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USC ISI - September 22
Pithayuth Charnsethikul is an ISI #student who interned at @amazon this summer!

Pithayuth worked as an Applied Scientist Intern and was part of the Amazon Supply Chain Optimization Technologies (SCOT).
USC ISI - September 21
Come to our AI4Health seminar next Monday!

David Conti is a professor of Population and Public Health Sciences in the Division of Biostatistics. He will be discussing new approaches for effective genetic risk scores across diverse ancestries.

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USC ISI - September 20
Amazing news this morning! @USC_ISI associate director Steve Crago is leading this effort for the Southern California hub, DREAMS, and will work at building the microelectronics of the future. Congratulations!…
USC ISI - September 19
What did ISI #students do during their summers? Meryem M'Hamdi interned at @Microsoft and worked on multi-modal applied #research for ranking in Bing!

@MeryemMhamdi1 learned about "how to do applied data science research for a product in a fast-paced innovative environment."
USC ISI - September 18
Learn about James Blythe - Research Lead and Senior Research Computer Scientist at the Cybersecurity department of ISI!

Find out what Blythe is currently working on, why he became a #researcher, his hobbies, and so on.

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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.

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In 1985, ISI debuted packet video, led by Stephen Casner and Danny Cohen, and transmitted via a satellite on the building's roof, leading to video becoming a wildly popular fixture of the contemporary Internet.


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