The Information Sciences Institute


The Information Sciences Institute (ISI) is a world leader in research and development of advanced information processing, computer and communications technologies.

A unit of the University of Southern California’s highly ranked Viterbi School of Engineering, ISI is one of the nation’s largest, most successful university-affiliated computer research institutes. The Institute attracts nearly $60 million annually for basic and applied research from federal agencies and the private sector.

Our work ranges from theoretical basic research, such as core engineering and computer science discovery, to applied research and development, such as design and modeling of innovative prototypes and devices.

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Leadership

Michael Keston Executive Director
and Research Professor

Director, Intelligent Systems

Director, Space Technology
and Systems

Director, Computational
Sciences and Technology

Director, Advanced Electronics

Director, Informatics
Systems Research

Chief Information Officer

Director, Strategic Initiatives

Chief Financial Officer

Director, Internet and
Networked Systems


The Institute for Creative Technologies

At the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT), leaders in the artificial intelligence, graphics, virtual reality and narrative communities are working to advance immersive techniques and technologies to solve problems facing service members, students and society.

Established in 1999, ICT is a DoD-sponsored University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) working in collaboration with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory. UARCs are aligned with prestigious institutions conducting research at the forefront of science and innovation.

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Leadership

Executive Director

Director of Finance,
Operations and Human
Resources

Managing Director

Director of Advanced
Prototype Development

Chief Technology Officer
and Research Professor