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Center for Intelligent Environments human-building interaction
CENTIENTS' Co-directors Burcin Becerik-Gerber and Gale Lucas will use funding from the National Science Foundation to explore projects like smart desks and VR-based learning for construction workers and robots. (Photo/Avni Shah)

How can we design smarter buildings? A new USC research center will pave the way

The Center for Intelligent Environments will study how to incorporate AI and automation into our built environment in ways that reinforce trust, safety and comfort.

Health
ribbon-cutting Max Nikias Lisa Hansen Norris Healthcare
Cutting the ribbon are, from left: Laura Mosqueda, interim dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC; President C. L. Max Nikias; Lisa Hansen, daughter of the late USC Trustee Harlyne Norris; Tom Jackiewicz, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC; and Rod Hanners, chief operating officer of Keck Medicine and CEO of the Keck Medical Center of USC. (USC Photo/Steve Cohn)

State-of-the-art Norris Healthcare Center opens for business

The building is home to an infusion center, a women’s care center, the Transplant Institute and the Outpatient Surgery Center