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The inventor of the Segway and a co-inventor of technology that revolutionized modern day computing are among the seven newest inductees in the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. The 2021 class also includes Norma A. Alcantar, an engineering professor at University of South Florida who has pioneered advances to decontaminate water and develop biomedical solutions for acute diseases (St. Pete Catalyst).
Florida Inventors Hall of Fame 2021 inductees prove that the creative spark can light a fire of innovation to change the world (EurekAlert!).
USF Professor Norma Alcantar - who engineered an ancient practice of cleaning water with cactus mucilage to create modern technologies - is among seven new inductees to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
USF Senior Withers Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship; Three Other USF Students Earn Honorable Mentions
USF Senior Zachary Withers is selected for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Three additional USF students earn honorable mention in the prestigious program’s annual process.
Prestigious designation recognizes career discoveries on the function of brains and behavior (USFRI Newsroom).
The University of South Florida is one of the top producers of Fulbright scholars in the United States for 2020-21, according to a new list released by the U.S. Department of State and first published by the Chronicle of Higher Education (USF Newsroom).
USF Molecular Medicine Professor Gloria Ferreira and College of Engineering Professor Stephen Saddow have been chosen as new Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, one of the nation’s most prestigious organizations recognizing leaders in medical and biological engineering innovation.
The National Academy of Inventors has named to its new class of Senior Members five USF faculty members who have devoted their careers to inventing high-tech tools for a myriad of applications and blazing a trail for the next generation of innovators.
Cutting-edge innovations to fight disease, enhance learning win USF’s Excellence in Innovation Awards
Faculty inventors who created new technologies and applications to address COVID-19, malaria and literacy barriers are lauded in annual awards (USFRI Newsroom).
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.
As prolific inventors, this year’s faculty honorees developed cutting-edge technology to fight diseases and improve lives (USFRI Newsroom).
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