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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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The Internet

Scientists at USC's Information Sciences Institute invented the domain name system that translates.com, .gov, and other names into Internet Protocol addresses worldwide. ISI was instrumental to the creation of the TCP/IP communication protocol used on the Internet.

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USC Stevens Process Review Update

USC is exceptional in metrics of IP creation, particularly in patents issued. USC is also in the top 10 among private universities in patent applications and invention disclosures.Full announcement.

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