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An Unnatural Way to Make Natural Products
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
USF Awarded $7.5 Million to Establish New National University Transportation Research Initiative
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
Building Biologically-Inspired Software
USF electrical engineers look to the human immune system for clues on how to best protect digital networks.
April 2, 2019Research and Innovation
Turning a Lottery Windfall into Opportunities for Others
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
Riding Into the Future
An autonomous shuttle is being tested at the University of South Florida campus in a first-of-its-kind research trial run by USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research.
February 12, 2019Research and Innovation
Students Compete in USF’s First Brain-Drone Race
More than 300 attendees from the USF and Tampa community gathered at the University of South Florida to watch student pilots fly drones with nothing more than brain power.
Human Waste Converter Invented at USF Recognized as Ready for Commercial Use
Created by USF Engineers, the NEWgenerator is making an impact in sustainability efforts around the world.
November 7, 2018Research and Innovation
Mind & Machine: Students to Compete in USF's First Brain-Drone Race
The 2019 USF Brain-Drone Race, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9, will feature teams from across USF as they race drones using brain-power.
October 30, 2018Research and Innovation
New Institute for Applied Engineering to Work Closely with SOCOM at MacDill AFB
USF’s ‘core competencies’ to make a difference in helping make the nation safer.
July 31, 2018University News
College of Engineering Helps Ensure a Smooth Ride on the Sunshine Skyway
One image broadcast viewers are sure to see when the Tampa Bay area hosts major televised events, like a Super Bowl, is of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge spanning the water between Manatee and Pinellas counties.
July 26, 2018University News
New Major in Cybersecurity is a First at USF
The University of South Florida College of Engineering plans to launch a new major designed to prepare students for careers in one of the country’s fastest growing industries – cybersecurity.
June 19, 2018