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Two USF faculty members receive honors from National Academy of Inventors

Two University of South Florida faculty members, recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions in drug delivery and medical engineering, and diagnosis and treatment for challenging diseases, especially Alzheimer’s and cancer, are among the 2023 Fellows elected to the National Academy of Inventors.

December 15, 2023Honors and Awards

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New global patent ranking places USF among world’s top institutions

The University of South Florida continues to stand with the world’s top universities in producing new U.S. utility patents, according to a new ranking released today by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

September 7, 2022University News


New methodology predicts coronavirus and other infectious disease threats to wildlife

USF study successfully tests a tool that can be used to predict infection risk and disease transmission from wildlife.

September 1, 2022Research and Innovation

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New online portal to streamline process for licensing USF inventions

The new USF Technology Transfer Office portal protects, manages and supports the commercialization of inventions and other intellectual property at USF.

September 1, 2022Research and Innovation

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Twenty-six USF faculty members recognized with Outstanding Research Achievement Awards

Impressive discoveries and advancements include the development of novel COVID-19 therapeutics, NASA funding to improve human spaceflight conditions and new defenses for wireless network security systems.

August 26, 2022Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

COVID-19 mortality rate five times higher among labor, retail and service workers, study reveals

A USF College of Public Health study shows correlations between COVID-19 mortality rates and the socioeconomic position, gender, ethnicity and race of working adults.

May 31, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health

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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

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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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USF researchers release findings from statewide public opinion survey on war in Ukraine, approval ratings and COVID-19

Researchers at the University of South Florida have released results from a statewide survey that measures public opinion on several current policy issues. The results presented in this report address the U.S. response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, presidential/gubernatorial job approval and COVID-19.

April 14, 2022Research and Innovation

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Religious service participants faced less isolation-related anxiety during COVID-19

USF researchers have published a study that shows religiously observant people coped better with periods of isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic because of a sense of belonging derived from their religious belief.

February 15, 2022COVID-19, Research and Innovation

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USF leads the nation with six faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

The newly elected faculty members have devoted their careers to inventing high-tech tools for a myriad of applications and blazing a trail for the next generation of innovators. Their work spans a range of research areas, including robotics, molecular microbiology and neuroscience.

February 11, 2022Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation

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Ten USF faculty members receive national recognition as AAAS Fellows for academic research

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named 10 University of South Florida researchers as new Fellows, including a College of Education associate professor who will become the university’s first Black faculty member to receive one of the world’s most prestigious honors for academic research.

January 26, 2022Honors and Awards

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