“We received innovative proposals from our faculty proposing exciting research into various aspects of trustworthy machine learning. The response was so overwhelming that we decided to fund one more project than our original intention.”

Salman Avestimehr, inaugural director of the USC+Amazon Center, Dean’s Professor of ECE and computer science, Amazon Scholar

Back in January, 2021, USC and Amazon announced the establishment of a new center for secure and trusted machine learning. After asking USC faculty for proposals, five research initiatives were recently announced for the upcoming year:

Michael Cox

About Michael Cox

Michael was born and raised in a small island town off the coast of Seattle. He went to USC, but he’s still a Pacfic Northwesterner at heart—he loves hiking, reading, and watching the Seattle sports teams disappoint him. At Viterbi, Michael counsels high school and transfer students in the application process.

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