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Dr. Serge Andrefouet was visiting USF when he processed this 2001 Landsat-7 satellite image of sand and seaweed beds in the Bahamas, which won NASA’s Tournament Earth 2020 contest. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory / Serge Andrefouet, USF.

Dr. Frank Muller-Karger Receives 2021 William T. Pecora Award

Dr. Frank Muller-Karger, biological oceanography professor who leads the Institute for Remote Sensing at the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science, has been honored with the prestigious 2021 William T. Pecora Award for his extraordinary contributions and leadership using remote sensing to further our understanding of the ocean.

June 21, 2022Awards

Natalia López Figueroa, CMS Ph.D. candidate

USF CMS student Natalia López Figueroa awarded NOAA Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

CMS Ph.D. candidate Natalia López Figueroa was awarded a Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship administered by NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management.

May 25, 2022Awards, Diversity, News

Mya Breitbart in the lab. Credit, Amanda Sosnowski at Terrene Visions.

Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida Announces Selection of 15 New Members for 2022

Dr. Mya Breitbart, a professor and microbiologist at the USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS), is among 15 prominent scholars from throughout the state of Florida who were selected for membership to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL).

May 23, 2022Awards, News

The new AAAS Fellows span multiple colleges and disciplines, bringing the total number of Fellows at USF to 92.

Ten USF faculty members receive national recognition as AAAS Fellows for academic research

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named 10 University of South Florida researchers as new Fellows.

January 26, 2022Awards, News

Dr. Michelle Guitard, CMS alum and paleoceanographer.

Dr. Michelle Guitard, CMS alum and paleoceanographer, wins prestigious USF award

Congratulations, Dr. Guitard! She was recently honored in a virtual event, which included this short video in which she shared her research interests.

October 29, 2021Awards, News

 Octopus arms. Photo credit, Comparative Environmental Physiology (CEPh) Laboratory

Brad Siebel is being recognized with an Outstanding Research Achievements Award

Congratulations, Dr. Brad Seibel! He is one of 22 USF faculty members who didn’t allow the pandemic to impede productivity.

August 16, 2021Awards

2020 Fellowship and Awards Virtual Celebration

2020 Fellowship and Awards Virtual Celebration: Video Available

On October 1, we celebrated our talented graduate students and the critical fellowships that support their research and education.

October 7, 2020Awards, Blogs and Perspectives

Brock Murch, Senior System Administrator

Brock Murch: One of NASA’s Unsung Heroes

Brock Murch, Senior System Administrator for the Optical Oceanography Lab at the USF College of Marine Science, was just recognized as an “unsung hero” by NASA.

September 29, 2020Awards

Jessica Caggiano was recently awarded funding through the NASA FINESST competition.

Jessica Caggiano Chosen as a Future Investigator in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST)

Jessica Caggiano, was recently awarded funding through the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) competition.

August 26, 2020Awards

Cliff Merz, Ph.D.

USF College of Marine Science’s Clifford Merz Named Senior Member of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Merz, who serves as Program and HF Radar Operations Director for the Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System, is one of 38 leading academic inventors nationwide named as new NAI senior members.

August 11, 2020Awards

Chuanmin Hu, Ph.D.

Five USF Faculty Elected 2020 Members of the Academy of Science, Engineering & Medicine of Florida

Please join us in congratulating Chuanmin, who was elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL)!

August 4, 2020Awards

USF College of Marine Science graduate & communications fellow Carey Schaefer

Carey Schafer announced as a Gulf Research Program Policy Fellow

USF College of Marine Science graduate & communications fellow Carey Schaefer, announced as a Gulf Research Program Policy Fellow.

July 29, 2020Awards

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