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USF student’s internship at NASA is a ‘perfect intersection of STEM and equity’
USF senior Lisette Melendez has earned a year-long internship with NASA, assisting in its efforts to increase the diversity of its workforce and foster a more inclusive environment for its employees.
March 22, 2021Research and Innovation, Student Success
NASA testing USF technology for possible use on the moon
A technology created at USF could help enable the establishment of a permanent presence on the moon. Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Daniel Yeh has been collaborating with NASA to develop a system that converts human waste into fertilizer and water, which would allow astronauts to grow fresh vegetables in space in a more sustainable way.
August 10, 2020Research and Innovation
NASA Selects USF Researcher for the First Female-Dominated Crew for Underwater Mission to Simulate Space Exploration
Csilla Ari D’Agostino, PhD, research assistant professor of psychology at the University of South Florida (USF), was selected to join NASA’s next underwater mission to study what happens when one lives underwater for an extended period of time.
May 20, 2019Research and Innovation