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Five USF faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

Five USF faculty members have been named by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) to its new class of 2023 Senior Members.

February 14, 2023Honors and Awards, Innovation

Six USF faculty members receive national recognition for research achievements

Six University of South Florida researchers have been named as new Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the world’s most prestigious honors for academic research.

January 31, 2023Honors and Awards, Research

USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

With the development of artificial intelligence technologies that maximize the impacts of academic programs and data visualization virtual reality software solutions, these faculty members are two of USF’s top innovators.

January 25, 2023Honors and Awards, Innovation

Patents for Humanity awarded for 3D printed swabs

The USPTO has recognized the University of South Florida (USF) for its patent of the 3D printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swab.

January 15, 2023Honors and Awards, Innovation

USF Health, Northwell Health, Tampa General and Formlabs earn national recognition for 3D-printed nasal swab used in pandemic

The University of South Florida (USF) has been awarded the Patents for Humanity award by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its patent of the 3D-printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, created in the early part of the pandemic as a solution to the disrupted commercial production of standard flocked NP swabs critical in diagnostic testing for COVID-19.

January 12, 2023Health, Honors and Awards, Innovation

Two USF faculty members elected Fellows of IEEE

Dr. Robert Frisina and Dr. Richard Heller were recognized for their discoveries and applications for medical engineering.

January 3, 2023Honors and Awards

Two USF faculty members receive honors from National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Barry Bercu and Dr. Sylvia Thomas earn one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for academic inventors, being recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions advancing diagnosis and treatment for challenging diseases.

December 8, 2022Honors and Awards, Innovation

Three USF faculty named to the Clarivate 2022 Highly Cited Researchers list

These researchers achieved this distinction for the significant new knowledge they generated in their disciplines of tourism management, mathematics and transportation engineering.

November 15, 2022Global Research, Honors and Awards

Mya Breitbart, “virus hunter” at the CMS, named Distinguished University Professor

Mya Breitbart, a biological oceanography professor at the USF College of Marine Science (CMS), published a landmark paper in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences (PNAS) about a new sequencing technique called viral metagenomics. The method eventually formed the backbone of Breitbart’s impressive research portfolio, and it’s a big part of the reason she has earned so many accolades, most recently, Distinguished University Professor (DUP) at USF.

October 10, 2022Honors and Awards, Research

USF Research Park receives international award

The University of South Florida Research Park has been named the 2022 Outstanding Research Park by the Association of University Research Parks — an international nonprofit organization that represents research parks and innovation districts.

September 23, 2022Honors and Awards, Research

Robert H. Weisberg was elected as an AGU Fellow

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus Robert H. Weisberg was elected as an American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fellow. Professor Weisberg was selected for his pioneering observational and theoretical work explaining tropical and coastal ocean phenomena of interdisciplinary and societal importance.

September 19, 2022Honors and Awards

Twenty-six USF faculty members recognized with Outstanding Research Achievement Awards

USF’s faculty continue to make big discoveries and important contributions with outstanding research achievements.

August 26, 2022Honors and Awards, Research


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