Research & Academia

Analytics and AI boost innovation for agriculture

Written by Alison Kennedy | Analytics, Government, Life Sciences...

How much time, resources and money could farming industries save if they knew when and where the risk of pests was the highest and could take preventative methods before crop damage occurs? This is the kind of industry challenge we’re trying to tackle at the Hartree Centre, through our collaboration with IBM Research. The Hartree ...read more


Advancing medical imaging research with deep learning

Written by Xiaoyu Jiang and Yong Wang | AI/Watson, Education, Healthcare...

With the rise of connected healthcare, medical data is proliferating at an exponential rate. Sources such as electronic health record (EHR) systems, clinical trials, genetic sequencing, research studies and radiologic imaging all generate useful data, but the sheer volume has the potential to overwhelm physicians hoping to better serve their patients. Recent gains in computing ...read more


Advancing academic and industry research with AI

Written by Hossein Haj-Hariri | AI/Watson, Education, Industrial Products...

Students at the University of South Carolina’s College of Engineering and Computing are some of the best in the country, and even the world. As dean of the college, I think it’s critical for the university to support them by providing the richest and most advanced research opportunities possible. Our deep partnerships and long-term research ...read more


USC Marshall: Teaching the art of virtual team collaboration

Written by Peter Cardon | Education, Research & Academia, Social Business

When one of our business school graduates lands his or her dream job, I can’t help but smile. At the University of Southern California – Marshall School of Business, we take immense pride in our graduates’ achievements. However, our own success in evolving the USC Marshall curriculum to boost students’ edge in a super-competitive marketplace ...read more