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University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi is a premier research university that cultivates intellectual development and creativity through the generation, dissemination, application and preservation of knowledge. The university’s key research areas address intellectual and human issues in biological sciences, coastal sciences, education and psychology, health, marine science, polymers and high-performing materials.

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The Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg provides a competitive advantage to logistics and supply chain businesses and government agencies through its Logistics, Trade and Transportation programs. With three locations along the Gulf Coast, CLTT’s areas of expertise include logistics and supply chain modeling, infrastructure security and hazards, geographic information systems (GIS) analysis, transportation systems evaluation and freight-based economic development.

The Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) at the University of Southern Mississippi is a national leader in the study of composites, advanced materials, polymers and plastics. MPI helps companies in the plastics/polymers industry find solutions, train employees, and improve processes and products. The institute has one of the most advanced rapid prototyping systems in the world.

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