11th President of the University of Southern California
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C. L. Max Nikias first arrived at USC in 1991, and has served as a professor, national research center director, engineering dean, provost, and president. He serves the university as a life trustee and as its president emeritus. During his tenure as president, Nikias advanced USC’s premier academic and global standing, led a generational upgrade and expansion of both of the university’s campuses, and created college pathways for low-income students.
Nikias Makes Major Address: “The Geopolitical Storm Surrounding Semiconductor Chips”January 21, 2022 5:09 pm
USC President Emeritus C. L. Max Nikias delivered a major lecture, “The Geopolitical Storm Surrounding Semiconductor Chips,” at the historic library of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation in Piraeus, Greece.
Nikias Introduces Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, at the Ambassadors’ ForumSeptember 21, 2021 1:32 pm
USC President Emeritus C. L. Max Nikias kicked off a lively high-level discussion of important bilateral issues facing Greece and United States when he introduced the U.S. ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, at the inaugural Ambassadors’ Forum held recently via Zoom in Athens, Greece.
Nikias Leads Panel on Semiconductor Chips at Delphi Economic ForumMay 18, 2021 5:54 pm
USC President Emeritus and Professor of Electrical Engineering C. L. Max Nikias organized and led a panel, “The Global Race for Advanced Semiconductor Chips and the US-China Tech War” at the recent international Delphi Economic Forum.