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USF Research Park Chief Operating Officer Allison Madden elected to AURP Board

Allison Madden, Corporate Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the USF Research Park, was recently elected to a second three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP).

December 7, 2023Honors and Awards

Dr. Sylvia Wilson Thomas named vice president of research & innovation

At the USF Board of Trustees meeting on December 5, 2023, President Rhea Law and Provost Prasant Mohapatra announced that Dr. Sylvia Wilson Thomas has agreed to take on the permanent role of Vice President for Research & Innovation.

December 6, 2023Innovation, Research

Undergraduate Research Initiative commits $110K to support more than 70 USF students

The Florida High Tech Corridor and USF Research & Innovation will deploy $110,000 for the second year in a row to support more than 70 students in undergraduate research programs at the University of South Florida.

December 5, 2023Student Research

Study reveals crucial role of herbivorous fishes and sea urchins in restoring coral reefs

A new study by Dr. Lindsay Spiers (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) and Professor Thomas Frazer (College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida), published in PeerJ Life & Environment, presents crucial findings on the feeding preferences of herbivorous fishes and the sea urchin Diadema antillarum in Little Cayman.

December 1, 2023Research

Does Tampa Bay have a shot at being a hub for tech business?

Tampa Bay's mission to become a global tech hot spot had made great strides of late. One notable advantage, says one executive, comes from a talent pool without an "extensive entitlement" mindset.

December 1, 2023Innovation

USF business students benefitting from first-of-its-kind app, Peabj

The need to help business students find people to collaborate with on projects is where "Peabj" comes into play. It's an app being used by business students at USF to build professional connections.

November 27, 2023Innovation

USF team gets ready to race in the ‘World’s Toughest Row’ across the Atlantic

Following 2 1/2 years of intense training and extensive preparation, a team led by a USF biology professor will row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean.

November 22, 2023Innovation

IDEx team 3D scans Holocaust artifacts to create an interactive museum experience

The Institute for Digital Exploration (IDEx) at the University of South Florida has assisted the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center (HDEC) in Dania Beach, Fla. by 3D scanning hundreds of artifacts and digitizing tens of thousands of documents for a brand new ‘Interactive Learning Center’ smart table experience.

November 22, 2023Innovation

USF researchers help reduce lead levels in Madagascar drinking water

A team of engineers and public health experts from the University of South Florida is helping Toamasina, Madagascar, residents reduce their exposure to lead – a major global environmental pollutant that causes more than 1 million premature deaths each year.

November 17, 2023Innovation

Two USF faculty named Highly Cited Researchers

Two USF faculty were named to the 2023 Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list released today: Faizan Ali in the School of Hospitality and Tourism, Muma College of Business; and Fred Mannering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering.

November 15, 2023Honors and Awards

USF among three AAU universities funded by the USDA to understand disease transmission

The University of South Florida is one of three members of the Association of American Universities awarded a grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the transmission drivers of infectious diseases.

November 13, 2023Research

USF researchers to play key role in making Tampa roads safer

Researchers from the University of South Florida are partnering with the City of Tampa to develop innovative solutions that will lead to safer travel conditions along busy roads within the city.

November 8, 2023Innovation


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