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Partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave aims to make region major fintech hub with new St. Petersburg-based accelerator

An innovative partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave is launching a fintech accelerator, designed to assist startups in the financial technology industry through mentoring, pitch coaching and investment training (USF St. Petersburg campus).

November 2, 2021Innovation

USF engineers invent ultra-fast manufacturing technology

A team of engineers at the University of South Florida has invented new technology that could forever change the manufacturing of wearable, electronic sensors (USF Newsroom).

November 1, 2021Innovation, Research

Smithsonian scientist lauded for pioneering novel ‘reef health’ approach

The award recognizes Dr. Melanie McField’s work to gauge the health of Mesoamerican coral reefs, and her role in building an international coalition to protect them.

October 31, 2021Research

Dr. Michelle Guitard, CMS alum and paleoceanographer, wins prestigious USF award

Recent USF CMS graduate, Dr. Michelle Guitard, was one of only four students to win the USF-wide Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award for her PhD dissertation, entitled, “Ocean Forcing of Quaternary East Antarctic Ice Sheet Evolution: An Ice-Proximal Sedimentary Perspective.”

October 29, 2021Honors and Awards, Research

Renowned Researchers, Policymakers, and Academic Leaders to Converge in Tampa, FL for NAI Conference

Over 400 constituents of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) will convene in Tampa, Florida on October 31-November 3 for the Tenth Annual Conference of the NAI (PR Newswire).

October 29, 2021Innovation, Research

USF researchers hope electrochemical nose will ‘sniff’ out COVID

University of South Florida electrical engineers believe they are on track to build a device that can detect the presence of the COVID virus in the air (Tampa Bay Times).

October 22, 2021Innovation, Research

USF researchers develop N95 mask-disinfection technology

As face masks continue to be a daily necessity for many people, they could potentially become environmentally threatening waste. However, USF researchers are working on solutions to sterilize the masks and alleviate this growing issue as part of the COVID-19 Rapid Response Research Grants program (USF Oracle).

October 21, 2021Research

Article by USF Professor Kathy Black published in 'The Gerontologist'

University of South Florida Professor Kathy Black examines how communities benefit by working together to help their age-friendly programs grow and become more successful in Theories of Community Collaboration to Advance Age-Friendly Community Change, published in the Sept. 16 issue of “The Gerontologist” (USF Sarasota-Manatee campus).

October 14, 2021Research

USF Coral Researcher Joins with International Colleagues in Identifying Better Ways to Save the World’s Reefs

In the race to save the world’s fragile corals from climate change and disease, USF Department of Integrative Biology Assistant Professor John Parkinson is among an international group of scientists looking for better ways to restore damaged reefs.

October 12, 2021Global Research, Research

Team that includes USF marine chemist awarded grant as part of NOAA’s largest 5-year investment to fight climate crisis

For the last 21 years and counting, a fleet of Argo floats roaming the top half of the global oceans have helped scientists keep their fingers on the pulse of the planet — collecting critical data that help us better understand how the oceans are changing in response to human activities (College of Marine Science).

October 12, 2021Research

Tsunami sensing buoy recovered in Tampa Bay

An interdisciplinary group of scientists and engineers at USF developed a new type of buoy capable of detecting tiny changes in the ocean floor that can be precursors to large natural events such as tsunamis (USF College of Marine Science).

October 11, 2021Research

USF-led team awarded NSF grant to link the green and blue economies

USF engineers and marine scientists will work with blue-green “frontline” communities to co-develop a platform for exchanging information that improves public health, environmental quality and the economy (USF News).

October 8, 2021Research

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