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USF researchers secure $1.5 million federal grant to improve water quality and reduce runoff into Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico

USF researchers secure $1.5 million federal grant to improve water quality and reduce runoff into Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico

An interdisciplinary team of researchers will install novel bio-infiltration systems around Aaran’s Pond to reduce harmful runoff water from contaminating the pond and cascading into the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay.

September 20, 2023Research and Innovation

Power grid failure simulation

USF researchers work to create a safer, more prepared Florida for hurricane season

From testing new structural materials that can better withstand natural disasters to identifying gaps in emergency management, USF is investigating solutions to many of the horrors faced during storms like Hurricane Ian.

June 6, 2023Research and Innovation

John Cotter building lumber alternatives

USF student invents lumber alternative using recycled plastic

The material will be used as a replacement for wood to create fence posts that can last 30 to 50 years, about three times longer than a traditional wood fence.

August 4, 2022Research and Innovation

Creating wearable technology

USF engineers secure federal funding to advance wearable electronic technology

Electrical engineering professors are advancing wearable electronics with clothing wired to connect to a range of devices, such as headphones nestled inside a hat.

July 22, 2022Research and Innovation

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

University of South Florida campus

USF online MBA program soars inside top 30 in new U.S. News and World Report rankings

The University of South Florida is among the best in the nation for delivering online graduate programs, according to new rankings released by U.S. News and World Report.

January 26, 2021University News

autonomous vehicle in parking lot

USF Researcher Uses NSF Grant to Improve Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

As the development of autonomous vehicles (AV) gain steam and continue to disrupt the automobile industry, an associate professor at the University of South Florida believes advanced radar may be key in improving the safety of these driverless cars.

October 22, 2019Research and Innovation

Dr. Robert Frisina and faculty member experimenting with medical engineering device

Preeminence Dollars Helping Boost Job Prospects with New Medical Engineering Program

A rare joint program between the USF College of Engineering and USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is celebrating its success, made possible by funding from the State of Florida’s preeminence program.

January 16, 2019Research and Innovation

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