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C. L. Max Nikias Inauguration

About the President

nikias_color.jpgThe eleventh president of the University of Southern California, C. L. Max Nikias is a patent-holding electrical engineer who arrived at USC in 1991 to build a multimedia research center. He rapidly earned distinction as an innovator, leader, fundraiser, and scholar. Following a vigorous four-year tenure as dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, he served as executive vice president and provost for five years before taking office as president in August 2010.

C. L. Max Nikias Biography


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