College of Engineering | University of South Florida
USF researchers help reduce lead levels in Madagascar drinking water A team of engineers and public health experts from the University of South Florida is helping Toamasina, Madagascar, residents reduce their exposure to lead – a major global environmental pollutant that causes more than 1 million premature deaths each year. By combining efforts to replace water pumps and educate city technicians, USF researchers helped decrease the blood lead levels of 87 percent of the children tested during their study.
USF researchers to play key role in making Tampa roads safer Researchers from the University of South Florida are partnering with the City of Tampa to develop innovative solutions that will lead to safer travel conditions along busy roads within the city. The initiative stems from a new $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation received by the city and announced by Tampa Mayor Jane Castor.
$17M awarded to Center for Urban Transportation Research to boost railroad workforce The CUTR team of researchers received the grant from the Federal Railroad Administration’s (FRA) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement program.
USF civil engineering students place fourth at the 2023 Water Environmental Federation Student Design Competition Congratulations to Adele Howard, Daniela Montoya, Olta Tarko, and Fabricio Escobar, our talented civil engineering students, for placing fourth out of 23 teams at the Water Environmental Federation Student Design Competition.
Three faculty from the College of Engineering were elected as IEEE Senior Members Congratulations to Shaun Canavan, Chris Ferekides and Ankit Shah for their election to IEEE Senior Member status.