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Science in Southern California
Southern California is a vibrant place for science and technology. With 7 major
research universities in the region and numerous international conferences held here every
year, Southern California attracts scientists from all over the world. Seven Nobel Prizes in
Chemistry have been awarded to researchers in Southern California during the 1990's !
The region is also a center for high technology industries: aerospace, biotechnology, multimedia and software development. It is no surprise then that Seminar Series at USC attract outstanding speakers, and a large number of visiting scientists to the department - this leads to an exciting atmosphere for pursuing research.