IMSC Retreat 2014 was held on March 13, 2014 at Davidson Conference Center at USC. Attendee list included researchers and engineers from Microsoft, Google, Oracle, Chevron and so on, and scholars from USC and other universities.
IMSC’s recent startup ClearPath will showcase its next-generation navigation system to key industry leaders at the Connected Car Expo’s FASTPITCH competition. ClearPath is selected as one of the eight finalist start-ups that have emerged as clear front-runners among many.
IMSC has been awarded the 2013 Oracle Spatial and Graph Excellence Award in the Education and Research category. IMSC was selected for its use of Oracle Spatial and Graph technologies to teach USC masters and doctoral students, its work with the Transportation Decision-Making (TransDec) project, and its presentations at leading database conferences.
IMSC participated in news coverage of 2013 US presidential Inauguration with the college reporting team sponsored by PBS NewsHour. PBS selected and sponsored 15 students in college journalism to cover the 2013 inauguration.