University of South Florida News

Transponders highlighted on the Selmon Expressway

Swerving prevention method prompts new patent for USF engineers

In the midst of reviewing data for the federally funded Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority Connected Vehicle Pilot, USF researchers have been awarded a U.S. patent for their algorithm that detects one of the greatest roadway hazards – swerving.

December 3, 2021Research and Innovation

Portrait of sociologist Beatriz Padilla in her office

Beatriz Padilla

Social justice inspires sociologist Beatriz Padilla’s research. Working from communities where voices are often unheard, Padilla focuses on inequalities at the intersection of gender, race/ethnicity and migration.

December 1, 2021University News

An obelisk erected on the roundabout at 22nd Ave. North in East Tampa's College Hill neighborhood

Telling a community’s story: New media partnership provides USF journalism students field reporting experience

A new collaboration between the University of South Florida Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications and 83 Degrees Media is giving undergraduate students the chance to tell the stories of a Tampa community while gaining valuable work experience.

December 2, 2021University News

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