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From chemistry to computer science and clean water, these faculty members are some of USF’s top innovators.
Neuroscientists Discover Brain Pressure Controls Eye Pressure, Revealing New Avenues for Glaucoma Treatment
Researchers at the University of South Florida have discovered a novel feedback pathway from the brain to the eye that modulates eye pressure – a significant advancement in the effort to diagnose and treat glaucoma.
January 13, 2020Research and Innovation
A popular tool used in the public transportation industry has entered a new era of GPS capabilities by providing hyper-specific navigation to new transit riders and passengers with visual impairments or cognitive disabilities.
December 18, 2019Research and Innovation
An engineer with the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research is working with Amazon to upgrade its voice personalization feature for public transit.
December 11, 2019Research and Innovation
About 10 lives are lost each day to unintentional drowning in the United States, but a newly-patented technology developed in a Chemical and Biomedical Engineering senior capstone class may lead to personal flotation products that can enhance safety in the water.
November 20, 2019Research and Innovation
USF students received a unique opportunity to learn about NASA, the international space station and much more. Don Thomas shared stories about becoming an astronaut and his experiences in space exploration.
November 6, 2019University News
Turning trash into fuel could potentially be a big part of achieving energy sustainability, and a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will help researchers associated with the College of Engineering further develop a process that produces diesel and jet fuel from garbage.
October 28, 2019Research and Innovation
University of South Florida PhD student Kiesha Pierre has been awarded the prestigious American Fellowship by the American Association of University Women – an award meant to help women overcome obstacles they may face in their pursuit of education.
From medicine to fragrances, nature provides many of the key chemical compounds needed in an endless number of pharmaceuticals and consumer products. Now, a cutting-edge technique engineered by researchers at University of South Florida is changing the way scientists isolate these precious molecules.
June 11, 2019Research and Innovation
The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that the University of South Florida will receive a $7.5 million grant to establish a national university transportation center aimed at advancing research and education programs that address the nation’s critical transportation challenges.
June 5, 2019Research and Innovation
USF electrical engineers look to the human immune system for clues on how to best protect digital networks.
April 2, 2019Research and Innovation
A University of South Florida alumnus is sharing his multi-million-dollar lottery winnings with the College of Engineering to help financially support students there.
February 18, 2019University News