University of Southern California

USC Leadership Delegation to India

In February 2011, USC President C. L. Max Nikias led a delegation of university faculty, administrators and trustees to India, where they met with key Indian partners in higher education, business and government, and with USC alumni, to build sustainable alliances in the areas of medicine and health care, neurosciences, the arts, communication and journalism, business, and technology and engineering.

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Paul Peterson/Embark LLC

Paul Peterson/Embark LLC

Paul Peterson/Embark LLC

Paul Peterson/Embark LLC

Paul Peterson/Embark LLC

Paul Peterson/Embark LLC

Paul Peterson/Embark LLC

The Taj Mahal

Topic: Faculty Presentations

Day Three: Hooray for Bollywood

Topics: Bollywood, Cinematic Arts, Faculty Presentations

The delegation took a bus from Mumbai to Film City, 90 minutes away. There, they received a lengthy, behind-the-scenes look at India’s flourishing Bollywood film industry.

Faculty in the Spotlight

Topics: Cinematic Arts, Counter-terrorism, Delegation, Engineering, Faculty Presentations, Neuroscience, Research Collaboration

This article from USC News offers more information about the faculty stars accompanying the USC Leadership Delegation to India. Before large crowds of academic, business, media and government leaders, these faculty are showcasing their state-of-the-art ideas that are changing how we think and live in our new, globalized era.

Day Two: Building Bridges

Topics: Academic Cooperation, Faculty Presentations, International Offices, MOU, Mumbai, Neuroscience

The delegation visited the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (Mumbai). The IITs represent India’s elite higher-education research enterprise, which has spawned legions of innovators in India, Silicon Valley and elsewhere.

Itinerary

  1. Depart from USA Feb 18
  2. AMumbai Feb 20-22
  3. BNew Delhi Feb 23-24
  4. CAgra Feb 23-24
  5. DBangalore Feb 25-26
  6. Depart from India Feb 27