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Alfred E. Mann Institute of Biomedical Engineering

AMI-USC is devoted to research, development and commercialization of new biomedical technologies to improve human health and well-being.

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Cell Phones

"Golomb coding" identifies numerical sequences to enable communication over very long distances, including deep space. Golomb's colleague, Andrew Viterbi developed the related Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) as a basis for digital cell phone communication.

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Integration of IRB and DCG Offices

USC has historically operated separate offices for the Department of Contracts and Grants and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) on the Health Science and University Park Campuses. At one time, it was important to have physical presences on the two central campuses because of the paper-flow between academic departments and the research offices. (more…)

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