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The Southern California Earthquake Center

SCEC sponsors research of earthquake phenomena in Southern California, including fault-system dynamics, earthquake physics, seismic wave propagation, and seismic hazard analysis.

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Innovation

RSA Algorithm

Cryptography

The RSA algorithm, co-invented by the Viterbi School's Len Adleman (the "A" in RSA), is amathematical method to ensure secure communications. The RSA algorithm is used worldwide to secure internet, banking, smart card and credit card transactions.

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Announcements

SOCRA RESEARCH COORDINATOR PREP-COURSE & CERTIFICATION

The Office of Research is sponsoring a Clinical Research Coordinator Certification prep-course and exam, given by the Society for Clinical Research (SOCRA), on Feb 5 and 6, 2015. More information HERE.

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