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USC ISI - June 18
ISI researchers @JLHabif and Justin Brown are trying to make quantum sensing tools, such as atomic accelerometers, more compact and accurate so they can replace GPS.

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USC ISI RetweetedCA DREAMS - June 14
CA DREAMS First Look Project Pitch Day was a success!

On Thursday June 13, 2024, the teams presented their initial concepts for projects that CA DREAMS could put forward in response to the Call for Topics for the Microelectronics Commons. Thank you all for attending!
USC ISI - June 12
AI/nsiders, ISI's podcast, is hosted by AI Division Director Adam Russell.

In this episode, Rebecca Dorn, a research assistant at ISI, explains what drew her to studying inequity in AI.

Listen here: bit.ly/3z26711
USC ISI - June 11
Frustration with the American healthcare system begins with the very first step: finding doctors. Now, @USC ISI researchers have teamed up with Kaiser Permanente to improve the quality of its search tool by 20%.

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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.

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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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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Featured Job Openings

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.

Research Engineer II

Marina del Rey, CA

Hybrid Eligible

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

Hybrid Eligible

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

Hybrid Eligible

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.

Did you know

ISI's Carl Kesselman partnered with Argonne National Laboratory and University of Chicago colleagues in 1997 to create grid computing, the prototype for the now-standard Globus open-source software. Grid computing became fundamental to genetics and other data-intensive research.

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