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USC ISI - 23 hours ago
Join our AI seminar tomorrow!

Alex Chen is the CEO and founder of Nexa AI, and Zack Li is the CTO and co-founder of Nexa AI. In this seminar, they'll discuss a new training methodology using functional tokens and their Octopus-series models.

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USC ISI - July 10
AI/nsiders, ISI's podcast, is hosted by AI Division Director Adam Russell.

In this episode, Pei Zhou, a research assistant at ISI, shares why good communication is so important in his field.

Listen here: bit.ly/3zyLmdr
USC ISI - July 10
ISI research is being noticed! Ewa Deelman’s automated workflow management system @nsf Pegasus has been highlighted in a report for the @whitehouse on the Future Advanced Computing Ecosystem. Read more here bit.ly/4aBbmSB & bit.ly/4eVr1PI
USC ISI - June 27
Join our AI seminar!
Dr. Iacopo Masi is an Associate Professor at Sapienza University of Rome. In the talk, he'll discuss a new take on the dynamics of adversarial training by reinterpreting a robust discriminative classifier as an Energy-based Model.
Join:bit.ly/3VKL1M7

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Research Engineer II

Marina del Rey, CA

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The Networking & Cybersecurity Division at ISI is looking for a Research Engineer II. Help develop technologies that tackle two high risk attack vectors for 5G communications.

Senior Research Engineer I

Arlington, VA

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The Reconfigurable Computing Group (RCG) is a leader in disrupting and advancing the fields of front-end ASIC and FPGA design, reconfigurable architectures, and EDA tools. We are looking for a Senior Research Engineer I to help in our research efforts.

Microelectronics Fabrication Engineer

Marina del Rey, CA

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Join the CA DREAMS team, which will play a critical role in providing access to university nanofabs and industry prototyping and production fabs in support of rapid prototyping for Government- and Industry-funded R&D projects.

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Since early 2024, ISI has led a regional hub in the Microelectronics Commons network, funded by the CHIPS and Sciences Act and awarded through the DoD. California DREAMS involves 16 partners and aims to advance microelectronics for future frontiers like 6G, while addressing workforce development needs.

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