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USF technology identifies locations of mosquitoes and helps eradicate malaria

Technology created by a USF public health researcher is being implemented by insect control agencies throughout Africa and across the Tampa Bay region. Associate Professor Benjamin Jacob created a smartphone app that pairs his algorithm with a drone and satellite images to identify locations of previously unknown mosquito breeding habitats to treat them within the same day.

May 10, 2022Global Research, Health, Research

USF tech helping combat malaria and other tropical diseases across the world

Following his success eradicating a major source of malaria, technology created by a USF public health researcher is being implemented by insect control agencies throughout Africa and across the Tampa Bay region. Associate Professor Benjamin Jacob created a smartphone app that pairs his algorithm with a drone and satellite images to identify locations of previously unknown mosquito breeding habitats to treat them within the same day.

May 9, 2022Global Research, Health, Research

Study recommends widening visibility of supply chain network for customers and suppliers

A joint project between the USF Supply Chain Innovation Lab and global manufacturer Jabil has concluded that it’s good business to have a more visible supply chain network.

April 27, 2022Global Research, Research

USF’s culture of innovation sparks global recognition from Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

The University of South Florida continues to make tremendous strides in advancing technologies that meet global demand — now ranking No. 1 among U.S. universities for its commitment to industry, innovation and infrastructure — one of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which were established to forge a global partnership among all countries to create a shared vision in addressing the world’s greatest challenges.

April 27, 2022Global Research, Innovation

Software created to solve Tampa public transit problem helps other agencies in California, France

A University of South Florida researcher, Sean Barbeau, created software to help transit agencies share better real-time arrivals and it's now being used around the world.

April 25, 2022Global Research, Innovation, Research

USF tech being used in France and California to boost transit ridership and beat time delays

The tool allows transit agencies to save time, money and see an increase in ridership (Tampa Bay Business Journal / paywall).

April 25, 2022Global Research, Innovation, Research

USF-invented software tool implemented around the world to improve real-time transit data

The public transportation agencies for the country of France and state of California have started utilizing an open-source software tool created at USF that quickly finds errors in a transit agency’s real-time data—providing travelers more accurate information through mobile mapping applications, such as Google and Apple Maps.

April 22, 2022Global Research, Innovation

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

No, the Sky isn’t Falling. But the Ocean is Losing Oxygen.

USF marine scientist Brad Seibel at the USF College of Marine Science is teasing out the mysteries of what scientists call ocean deoxygenation.

March 23, 2022Global Research, Research

Scientists Can Spot Shrimp Eggs From Space

By analyzing the light it reflects, scientists can say whether that floating blob in a satellite image is made up of shrimp, seaweed or something else. University of South Florida optical oceanographer Chuanmin Hu and his colleagues have worked out ways of spotting aggregations of small floating objects, such as shrimp eggs, algae, and herring spawn, from space.

February 10, 2022Global Research, Research

Study finds Rwandan genocide chemically modified the DNA of victims and victims’ offspring

Scientists with the USF Genomics program and the Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease Research have taken a significant step in providing the people of Rwanda the scientific tools they need to help address mental health issues that stemmed from the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi ethnic group.

January 10, 2022Global Research

Study of Antarctic ice’s deep past shows it could be more vulnerable to warming

In a study published in Nature, an international team of scientists, including USF College of Marine Science Associate Professor Amelia Shevenell and graduate student Imogen Browne, documented the evolution of Antarctica’s ice sheets about 20 million years ago.

December 15, 2021Global Research, Research

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