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USF Computer Science and Engineering receives grant to attract and retain more women computer scientists
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering received a three-year, $579,737 grant from the Center for Inclusive Computing at Northeastern University for funding evidence-based approaches to attract and retain more women computer science, information technology, and cybersecurity students.
A new and inspiring project to help rural, non-traditional Polk State College students attain an Associate of Arts degree at PSC and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering at USF's Tampa campus recently received a $3 million National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics grant.
October 1, 2020Research and Innovation
USF researchers win $1 million EPA grant to prevent and treat harmful algal blooms in Lake Okeechobee
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded a team of engineers and geoscientists at USF a $1 million grant to research new methods for preventing and controlling harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Okeechobee.
September 30, 2020Research and Innovation
A USF interdisciplinary team is working to develop an inexpensive and non-invasive “electronic nose” that can detect virus in an infected person.
September 28, 2020Research and Innovation
Agreements coincide with USF civil and environmental engineering Professor Daniel Yeh’s team being named a winner of the 2020 Patents for Humanity Award from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A new national TV commercial produced by the University of South Florida is now airing during American Athletic Conference football games. The ad features researchers involved in two high-profile projects and a USF student as the voiceover talent.
September 15, 2020University News
Created by a team of USF engineers led by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Daniel Yeh, human wastewater converter NEWgenerator will be recognized as a winner of the 2020 Patents for Humanity award by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
August 28, 2020Research and Innovation
A USF interdisciplinary team was building a predictive analytics tool to help nursing homes manage staffing shortages when the pandemic presented a new challenge.
June 16, 2020Research and Innovation
A team of researchers from the University of South Florida College of Engineering is developing a digital tool to give government agencies, researchers and health professionals unparalleled insight into COVID-19.
May 20, 2020Research and Innovation
USF engineers create ‘ear savers,’ providing relief to health professionals treating coronavirus patients
Medical professionals are required to wear face masks, often continuously during 14-hour shifts. The elastic bands can be painful, and cause sores and headaches. In order to improve their comfort, engineers at the USF College of Engineering have manufactured a special plastic strip that’s lined with hooks, making the straps adjustable.
A technology created at the University of South Florida by Distinguished University Professor Yogi Goswami has been implemented into the Molekule Air Pro RX, an air purification device that was recently cleared by the FDA via the 510(k) premarket notification process as a Class II Medical Device.
April 23, 2020Research and Innovation
While working on her master’s degree in mechanical engineering, Fatemeh Rasouli decided she wanted to use her knowledge and skills to help people in a tangible way. Fatemeh focused her studies on gait rehabilitation and discovered the work taking place at the University of South Florida’s REED lab. Upon graduation, Fatemeh reached out to the lab’s director, Kyle Reed, who suggested she apply to USF’s doctoral program. Today, Fatemeh is working toward her Ph.D. and has been able to have an impact on those living with disabilities.
April 8, 2020University News