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Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida Announces Selection of 15 New Members for 2022

Dr. Mya Breitbart, a professor and microbiologist at the USF College of Marine Science, is among 15 prominent scholars from throughout the state of Florida who were selected for membership to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL).

May 23, 2022Honors and Awards

College of Arts and Sciences Professor Jay Hopler Named 2022 Guggenheim Fellow

Hopler is USF Professor of English and an Award-winning Poet

April 20, 2022Honors and Awards

Natasha Jonoska is First USF Faculty Member Selected as a Simons Fellow

A distinguished university professor of mathematics, Dr. Jonoska is among just over three dozen scholars nationwide selected for the 2022 Simons Fellows in Mathematics program. This distinguished fellowship allows researchers to devote up to a year to focus solely on research for the long periods often necessary for significant advances.

March 17, 2022Honors and Awards

Four St. Petersburg professors rate among top two percent of researchers worldwide

A recent study ranked four University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus faculty members among the world’s best. Hossam Arshour, Barnali Dixon, James McHale and Joan Reid were recognized among a global database of over 100,000 researchers across all fields of study.

March 7, 2022Honors and Awards, Research

USF leads the nation with six faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

Faculty from the College of Engineering, Morsani College of Medicine and College of The Arts are the new honorees from USF.

February 11, 2022Honors and Awards

The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame 7th Annual Induction Ceremony and Gala

Florida USF alum Israel Morejon (2020), Dr. Jean-François Rossignol (2020), and Dr. Norma Alcantar (2021) were inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

February 11, 2022Honors and Awards, Innovation

Morsani College of Medicine Faculty Members Elected To NAI’s New Senior Members Class

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named two USF Health Morsani College of Medicine faculty members — Loree Heller, PhD, and Juan Sanchez-Ramos, PhD, MD — to its new class of Senior Members.

February 11, 2022Honors and Awards, Innovation

Six USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

From predicting suicidality to disinfecting masks, these faculty members are some of USF’s top innovators.

January 21, 2022Honors and Awards, Innovation

USF wins prestigious award for innovative excellence in response to COVID-19

Throughout the pandemic, USF Information Technology rapidly deployed new solutions that aided in efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and created applications within weeks that provided financial, academic and emotional support to students. It was a tremendous lift that kept students on track in their studies—all made possible by IT’s pre-COVID technical strategy (USF Newsroom).

December 17, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation

From clean drinking water to ‘tumor on a disc,’ these USF inventors are getting national attention

Three University of South Florida faculty members have been tapped as fellows for the National Academy of Inventors. It is the highest honor given to academic inventors. The academy is based at USF and tapped 161 other inventors from 116 research universities and institutes across the globe (Tampa Bay Business Journal / paywall).

December 8, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation

Three USF faculty members selected as new National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Three University of South Florida faculty members whose inventions in engineering, molecular medicine and chemistry are shaping drug discovery, environmental sustainability and modern dental care have been selected as new National Academy of Inventors Fellows.

December 7, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation


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