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U.S. Air Force selects USF physicist to identify new methods to improve efficiency and eco-friendliness of computers
New funding will allow Jacob Gayles to explore materials to create more efficient technologies while reducing cost and waste.
March 8, 2023Research and Innovation
USF researcher attempts to set world record by living underwater for 100 days – hopes to emerge ‘super-human’
Following his military career as a diving saturation officer, Joseph Dituri will examine how exposure to increased pressure will impact the human body and break the world record for days spent in an underwater habitat.
March 1, 2023Research and Innovation
USF Research & Innovation and the Florida High Tech Corridor partner to fund Early-Stage Innovation Awards
The funding supports a first-of-its-kind, AI-based language translation tool for stroke patients with aphasia, a prototype device to reduce structural malfunctions in critical manufactured products and infrastructure and an AI-based tool to deliver custom music therapy to aging populations.
February 28, 2023Research and Innovation
USF researchers build platform that connects human trafficking victims with critical care and resources to transition into new life
An online platform developed by researchers at the University of South Florida, in close collaboration with anti-trafficking professionals and survivors, will help victims of human trafficking escape their situations and get back on their feet by streamlining efforts to connect them with organizations and resources in Tampa Bay.
February 24, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation
USF faculty members encourage colleagues to explore the possibilities of AI across disciplines
In a series of seminars and workshops, University of South Florida faculty are addressing the myriad effects artificial intelligence technologies, such as ChatGPT, will have on research and teaching in higher education.
February 23, 2023Research and Innovation
Nearly 90 'forgotten' cemeteries now included in national database created at USF
The Black Cemetery Network launched in 2021, documenting the stories and grassroots efforts to uncover and preserve historic Black cemeteries across the nation.
February 21, 2023Research and Innovation
Five USF faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors
NAI Senior Members are active faculty, scientists and administrators who have demonstrated remarkable innovation producing technologies that have brought real impact on the welfare of society. They also have growing success in patents, licensing and commercialization, while educating and mentoring the next generation of inventors.
February 15, 2023Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation
Rapid7 and USF Partner to Establish the Rapid7 Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab
A $1.5 million investment by The Rapid7 Cybersecurity Foundation will fund the joint endeavor, providing hands-on learning opportunities to the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
February 13, 2023Research and Innovation, Student Success
USF program aims to expand pipeline of addiction researchers from underrepresented backgrounds
The program addresses a national and global need for researchers from different backgrounds to mitigate existing health disparities, seen in crises such as the opioid epidemic.
February 8, 2023Research and Innovation
USF awarded its largest grant to prepare students for federal cybersecurity careers
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of South Florida a $3.7 million grant – helping prepare students for in-demand, high-paying cybersecurity jobs in the federal government and other public institutions.
February 2, 2023Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, Student Success
Marine biology student helps rescue distressed manatee in Bayboro Harbor
Kierstyn Benjamin shares her story of how she noticed a small, distressed manatee in Bayboro Harbor and acted quickly, playing a major part in rescuing the animal right near the USF St. Petersburg campus.
January 27, 2023Research and Innovation
USF engineers awarded $2.5 million federal grant to expand harmful algal bloom research along Florida coasts
USF engineers are leading a team of scientists across the state in the development of a new, state-of-the-art system that allows water districts to better predict and manage harmful algal blooms in Lake Okeechobee, St. Lucie River and Caloosahatchee River watersheds.
January 13, 2023Research and Innovation