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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 (USF Newsroom).

March 22, 2021Research, Student Research

USF engineering department launches satellites on SpaceX rocket, plans to continue investing in technologies

USF’s Institute of Applied Engineering launched three satellites equipped with “revolutionary” communication technology into space Jan 24, leading the way for new collaboration among universities on future projects (USF Oracle).

March 9, 2021Innovation, Research, Student Research

USF student-built satellites launched into orbit by SpaceX

A recent SpaceX launch took three satellites built by University of South Florida students to space on a communications mission (Fox 13).

February 17, 2021Innovation, Research, Student Research

Satellites engineered by USF students and faculty launch during world record mission

Three of the 143 satellites aboard spaceflight company SpaceX’s first dedicated rideshare mission were engineered by students and faculty at the USF Institute of Applied Engineering (College of Engineering).

January 29, 2021Innovation, Student Research

Lost African American Cemeteries Researched By USF Students

The research team's focus will center on Zion Cemetery in Tampa and St. Petersburg's Oaklawn Cemetery (Patch).

January 4, 2021Research, Student Research

Campus Food Waste Recovery Project earns USF Student Success Team Collaboration award

Up to 40 percent of food that is produced in the U.S. goes to waste and it’s impacting our health, according to USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Whitney Fung Uy.

December 21, 2020Honors and Awards, Research, Student Research

Jr Scientist program expands their virtual reach with help from USF College of Marine Science students

Developed in 2014 by CMS students, the goal of the Jr Scientist program is to give middle and high school students the opportunity to volunteer at the festival, as a way to engage them in science.

December 11, 2020Research, Student Research

USF lab developing breathalyzer to detect COVID-19

A strange looking device in an engineering laboratory at the University of South Florida could lead to a big medical breakthrough and a big prize. It’s called the Bull Nose and when it’s perfected, engineers believe it will electronically ‘smell’ COVID-19 on the breath of people who are infected (Fox 13).

October 6, 2020Health, Innovation, Student Research

USF Partner in Costa Rica Launches the Country’s First Program to Detect Coronavirus in Wastewater

With more than 5,000 beach surveys, 500 behavioral observations, and 80 interviews to digest, and water quality data to crunch, it was time to celebrate this phase of their NSF-funded coastal health study called MERA, which included several trainings by the USF team to help their colleagues get up to speed on a suite of environmental monitoring techniques (USF College of Marine Science).

July 29, 2020Global Research, Research, Student Research

USF Students Recognized in National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program

In the oldest fellowship of its kind, these students shine as future leaders in research, innovation and teaching (USFRI Newsroom).

June 19, 2020Honors and Awards, Research, Student Research

Tell Me About Your Thesis. You Have 3 Minutes. Go!

Meet the graduate student winners of USF's 3MT® Skills competition (USF Newsroom).

April 28, 2020Innovation, Student Research

USF Grad Student Researchers Celebrate Achievements in Florida High Tech Corridor Projects

Students are a key part of the USF's partnership with the Florida High Tech Corridor's effort to grow the regional STEM talent pipeline (USF Research).

April 14, 2020Student Research


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