Why CSE at USF?
INFORMATION ON USF DEPARTMENT
The Department has 25 tenure-stream faculty and is ranked in the top one-third of all Computer Science programs by Research Quality in the latest National Research Council data-based assessment of research-doctorate programs. Our faculty includes ten NSF CAREER award recipients, seven IEEE, four AAAS, four IAPR, three AIMBE Fellows, one National Academy of Inventor Fellows, and one Distinguished University Professor. In the 2015 - 2016 academic year research grants awarded to Department faculty totaled $3,080,061. USF CSE faculty members have 31 issued patents, own seven copyrights, and have executed eight license/option agreements between FY12 - FY16.
Faculty Research areas include: Theory and algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Computer
Assisted Learning, Computer Graphics/Visualization, Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive
Science, Security/Information Assurance, Distributed System and OS, Social Computing/Social
Informatics, Databases/Information Retrieval, Software Engineering, Robotics/Vision,
Hardware/Architecture, Networks, Programming Languages/Compilers, Pervasive Computing/Sensing.
THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
The University of South Florida, established in 1956 and located in Tampa, is a high-impact,
global research university dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three,
separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee.
Serving more than 49,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion
and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is ranked in the Top 30 nationally
for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science
Foundation. In 2016, the Florida Legislature designated USF as "Emerging Preeminent,"
placing USF in an elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is
a member of the American Athletic Conference.
THE CITY OF TAMPA
Located on the west coast of Florida, the City of Tampa is the third most populous
city in the state. Tampa's economy is founded on a diverse base that includes tourism,
agriculture, construction, finance, health care, government, technology, and the port
of Tampa. Local attractions include the following: Busch Gardens, Florida Aquarium,
Lowry Park Zoo, Museum of Science and Industry, Glazer Children's Museum, Ybor Museum
State Park and many more. Tampa is the ideal city for potential computer science and
engineering students to live during their studies and possibly begin their careers
PLACEMENT OF CSE STUDENTS