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e-Nose technology research team garners $400K accelerator grant from NSF

An AI-powered, gas-sensing technology developed by researchers at the University of South Florida, University of Texas-Dallas and Linkoping University has received a $400,000 NSF accelerator grant. The team is led by Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Arash Takshi.

February 22, 2024Innovation

USF to tackle environmental challenges through new initiative with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District

USF continues to strengthen its collaboration with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District through the creation of a new program that addresses some of the nation’s most pressing environmental concerns.

February 21, 2024Innovation

Iovance’s AMTAGVI™ receives FDA approval for treating advanced melanoma

Iovance Therapeutics, which has a presence in the USF Research Park, has received FDA approval for AMTAGVI, a new treatment for advanced melanoma.

February 20, 2024Innovation

USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

Three University of South Florida professors who have developed new technologies for stroke identification, blood flow monitoring and neural implants have been named recipients of the university’s Excellence in Innovation Awards.

February 16, 2024Honors and Awards, Innovation

USF ranks among the top 15 public universities in new patents

For the 11th consecutive year, the University of South Florida is one of the top 15 American public research universities for producing new U.S. utility patents, according to a new ranking released today by the National Academy of Inventors.

February 15, 2024Innovation

St. Petersburg Science Festival & MarineQuest return with exciting new STEM and art exhibits

The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will return with more hands-on activities than ever before, including a mobile aquarium, seagrass maze and a shark show utilizing virtual reality. The event aims to inspire creativity, engage curiosity and deepen knowledge of science and the arts.

February 8, 2024Innovation

USF partners with Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to preserve more than a century of law enforcement history

USF’s internationally recognized Institute for Digital Exploration is helping the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office preserve more than 80,000 items that date back to the late 19th century – some for historical purposes, others than can hold the key to solving crime.

February 7, 2024Innovation

A team of USF professors and students turns environmental data into performance art

Why not bring music and science together? That’s the premise of an innovative group at the University of South Florida, who present data-driven music played by the USF Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble.

February 2, 2024Innovation

USF expands artificial intelligence research with new business lab

The University of South Florida has launched its first lab dedicated to providing students and faculty high-tech tools to help better understand the opportunities and impact of artificial intelligence in business.

January 25, 2024Innovation

Despite turbulent seas and equipment challenges, USF team emerges victorious in race across the Atlantic

Salty Science, the rowing team led by USF Professor Chantale Bégin, has won first place in the women’s class in the World’s Toughest Row-Atlantic – the first North American team to ever win in their category.

January 24, 2024Innovation

Stroke therapy shoe invented at USF empowers patients’ recovery

New research finds the iStride device improves gait speed and symmetry within one week of use. Its success inspired a stroke patient to fly in from Mexico for therapy. She’s now climbing stairs, dancing and taking walks with friends.

January 17, 2024Innovation

Dr. Sylvia Wilson Thomas named vice president of research & innovation

At the USF Board of Trustees meeting on December 5, 2023, President Rhea Law and Provost Prasant Mohapatra announced that Dr. Sylvia Wilson Thomas has agreed to take on the permanent role of Vice President for Research & Innovation.

December 6, 2023Innovation, Research

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