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Gen. Frank McKenzie

Former chief of U.S. Central Command to lead the University of South Florida’s new Global and National Security Institute

The University of South Florida announced the creation of the Global and National Security Institute, an initiative designed to further place the state of Florida at the forefront of addressing critical issues facing the nation in sectors such as defense, economic and political security, health and human security and infrastructure and environmental security.

June 15, 2022University News

Dean Robert Bishop, College of Engineering

Two places at once? USF leader-turned-hologram proves it’s possible

USF College of Engineering’s forward-thinking mindset may be the future of remote meetings.

June 13, 2022Campus Life, University News

Rep. Kathy Castor, Secretary Jennifer Granholm and Fred Mannering

U.S. Secretary of Energy meets with USF researchers, community partners

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm was joined by U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor for a meeting with leaders of the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research to learn more about efforts of the Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition, which is housed at USF.

June 2, 2022Research and Innovation, University News

USF Assistant professor, Marvin Andujar, and his student demonstrate their brain-painting project

New brain-painting method developed at USF being tested for ADHD treatment

USF computer scientist Marvin Andujar is harnessing the power of concentration and art to develop a new brain-computer interface (BCI) prototype and help study participants use their brain like never before. The goal is to introduce a novel treatment option for individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by tapping directly into their brain activity.

May 20, 2022Research and Innovation

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USF’s culture of innovation sparks global recognition from Times Higher Ed

The University of South Florida continues to make tremendous strides in advancing technologies that meet global demand – now ranking No. 1 among U.S. universities for its commitment to industry, innovation and infrastructure – one of the United Nations’ top Sustainable Development Goals.

April 27, 2022University News

Paris metro line

USF-invented software tool implemented around the world to improve real-time transit data

The public transportation agencies for the country of France and state of California have started utilizing an open-source software tool created at USF that quickly finds errors in a transit agency’s real-time data – providing travelers more accurate information through mobile mapping applications, such as Google and Apple Maps.

April 22, 2022Research and Innovation

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Vital contributions of women create opportunities at USF and beyond

March marks the University of South Florida’s celebration of Women’s History Month and an opportunity to highlight the contributions of women throughout history and contemporary society.

March 1, 2022University News

Woman scrolls feed on cell phone

Researchers find new way to amplify trustworthy news content on social media without shielding bias

Social media sites continue to amplify misinformation and conspiracy theories. To address this concern, an interdisciplinary team of computer scientists, physicists and social scientists has found a solution to ensure social media users are exposed to more reliable news sources.

February 3, 2022Research and Innovation

USF student using a laptop while on campus.

USF’s online graduate programs rank among the nation’s best

The University of South Florida delivers some of the best online graduate programs in the country, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report (U.S. News). Five of USF’s online programs rank in the top 100, including three programs in the top 50 and one in the top 15.

January 25, 2022University News

Sarah Zhong stands with students in her research lab

Six USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

Researchers from the USF College of Engineering and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine are recognized for their innovations that range from artificial intelligence that can detect and predict suicidality, to encrypting and protecting sensitive information from cloud servers, to disinfecting and recharging masks for safe multiple use.

January 24, 2022Honors and Awards

Center of Excellence in Environmental and Oceanographic Sciences

USF to launch new Center of Excellence in Environmental and Oceanographic Sciences on the St. Petersburg campus

The University of South Florida is seeking support from the Florida Legislature and the local community to advance a bold new plan for an interdisciplinary center of excellence that will harness the collective power of colleges and departments from throughout the university to address the existential challenges created by climate change, including sea level rise, high tide flooding events and other coastal hazards.

January 10, 2022Research and Innovation, University News

A prototype device of the home health monitoring system

USF team creates home health monitoring device to boost independence

Over the course of 15 weeks, USF researchers developed a wireless sensor system which continuously and passively monitors presence and weight of a person in bed, on a couch, chair or similar furniture that could have great potential impact on users’ quality of life comparable to current sensor systems on the market.

December 15, 2021Research and Innovation

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