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Rogue waves ... in Tampa Bay?

Laura Azevedo is a PhD student at the College of Marine Science. She studies rogue waves in Tampa Bay, which are large, unpredictable and dangerous. She was lead author of a study in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering that is the first to identify and describe rogue waves in this region.

May 10, 2022Student Research

Graduate students accepted into prestigious History Ph.D. programs in U.S. and England

Morgan Greig will attend the prestigious University of Cambridge in England, and Hannah Tweet will attend top-ranked University of Michigan in Fall 2022. Both are some of the most renowned research universities in the world.

May 9, 2022Research, Student Research

USF students collaborate with peers in Moldova during international crisis

In the midst of war and with an international humanitarian crisis on their doorstep, law students from Moldova are collaborating on research with USF St. Petersburg campus students in an effort to form cultural bonds during a time of chaos.

April 19, 2022Global Research, Student Research

Students uncover Florida's past at archaeological site

Students gather at Weedon Island Preserve to excavate one of Florida's most significant archaeological sites. The field school—where students learn the proper methods to conduct digs and identify artifacts—is held every two years and is part of a course at USF called Florida Archaeology.

March 9, 2022Student Research

USF team creates home health monitoring device to boost independence

Over the course of 15 weeks, USF researchers developed a wireless sensor system which continuously and passively monitors presence and weight of a person in bed, on a couch, chair or similar furniture that could have great potential impact on users’ quality of life comparable to current sensor systems on the market.

December 15, 2021Innovation, Student Research

USF students create medtech device to help fight ventilator shortage

University of South Florida engineering students have created a device that could help patients in the wake of a national ventilator shortage spurred by the Covid-19 pandemic (Tampa Bay Business Journal).

October 8, 2021Health, Innovation, Student Research

USF Medical Technology Startup SPKL Wins Coveted Cade Prize

A team led by a USF Engineering professor and alum is awarded one of Florida’s top awards for innovation (Mirage News).

October 4, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation, Student Research

USF Medical Technology Startup SPKL Wins Coveted Cade Prize

A team led by a USF Engineering professor and alum is awarded one of Florida’s top awards for innovation.

October 1, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation, Student Research

USF students create lifesaving medical innovation to help end worldwide ventilator shortage

Biomedical engineering graduates from the University of South Florida are receiving national accolades for a prototype device that may help solve the critical shortage of lifesaving ventilators seen around the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic (USF Newsroom).

September 27, 2021Health, Innovation, Student Research

USF alumni win nationwide competition with innovative ventilator prototype

A group of USF alumni won $20,000 in a national competition for the creation of a low-cost ventilator prototype. Biomedical engineering alumni Abby Blocker, Carolyna Yamamoto Alves Pinto and Jacob Yarinsky created Eucovent, a device resembling a small box that splits the airflow from one ventilator to two patients (USF Oracle).

September 7, 2021Health, Innovation, Student Research

Matching Grants Research Program gives 60 USF students funding for advancements in many disciplines

The Florida High Tech Corridor Matching Grants Research Program allows selected researchers to extend the scope and boundaries of their projects through partnerships and funding, helping to advance important findings that the university is working toward (USF Oracle).

July 6, 2021Research, Student Research

USF Zimmerman School students create COVID-19 vaccination campaign being implemented by professional business organization

The Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC) is in the process of implementing a campaign created by students in the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications that would assist in its efforts to encourage communities of color to get the COVID-19 vaccine (USF Newsfeed).

June 29, 2021Health, Student Research


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