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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

Dr. Subhra Mohapatra Named New National Academy Of Inventors Fellow

Subhra Mohapatra, PhD, a professor of molecular medicine at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, was one of three USF faculty members recently selected as new National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows. Dr. Mohapatra is a pioneering scientist/researcher whose work over 26 years has been instrumental in advancing the frontiers of drug delivery and cancer treatment (USF Health).

December 7, 2021Health, Honors and Awards, Innovation

USF physicists selected as finalists for the ‘Nobel Prize of supercomputing’

A team of computational physicists and computer scientists led by researchers from the University of South Florida has reached a new milestone in supercomputing and was selected as a finalist for the field’s most prestigious award.

November 16, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation, Research

Dr. Michelle Guitard, CMS alum and paleoceanographer, wins prestigious USF award

Recent USF CMS graduate, Dr. Michelle Guitard, was one of only four students to win the USF-wide Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award for her PhD dissertation, entitled, “Ocean Forcing of Quaternary East Antarctic Ice Sheet Evolution: An Ice-Proximal Sedimentary Perspective.”

October 29, 2021Honors and Awards, 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 Geosciences Professor Jennifer Collins Elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Society

USF School of Geosciences Professor Jennifer Collins has been elected as a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society in recognition of her contributions to understanding weather, climate and hurricanes and their societal impacts, while leading creative undergraduate research programs and bringing cutting-edge weather science to the community.

August 31, 2021Honors and Awards

22 USF Faculty Members Recognized with Outstanding Research Achievement Awards

The pandemic could not divert USF’s top faculty researchers from making big discoveries that shape our understanding of the past, present and future.

August 16, 2021Honors and Awards, Research

USF professor inducted into Florida Investors Hall of Fame for her work with cacti

USF College of Engineering professor Norma Alcantar has 12 patents for cactus mucilage, the gummy stuff inside the plant, used for everything from water purification to using it in the fight against Parkinson’s disease (Bay News 9).

June 14, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation, Research

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