Institute for Advanced Discovery & Innovation

About the Institute

The IADI comprises scientists and innovators from across the country, including senior research professors; industry professionals; members and Fellows of such prestigious organizations as the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), National Academy of Inventors (NAI), National Academy of Engineering (NAE), National Academy of Sciences (NAS), and National Academy of Medicine (NAM); recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, and inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF).

IADI faculty offer guidance and collaborate in a wide range of areas, including materials science, engineering, education, technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and industry outreach and engagement, but they follow a single shared focus: impact. Using their knowledge and experience in the innovation arena, they work to impact USF faculty and leadership, USF students, and the greater community.

In the Media

Institute for Advanced Discovery & Innovation Prospectus 2020

Institute for Advanced Discovery & Innovation Prospectus 2024 (PDF)

Innovation Is No Accident – Invite It In With These 4 Steps
August 30, 2018

How to Train Your Brain to Be More Innovative
Fast Company
April 13, 2017

USF Institute, Course Encourages Students to 'Get Innovative'
March 14, 2017

Thoughts on Improving Innovation: What are the Characteristics of Innovation and How Do We Cultivate Them?
Technology and Innovation, Vol. 18, Number 4
March 2017 (pp. 319-330)