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Florida tech corridor reaches for the future

Hundreds of innovations are powered by the Florida High Tech Corridor, an initiative anchored by Florida research universities: UF in Gainesville, UCF in Orlando and USF in Tampa.

February 21, 2023Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Research

Five USF faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

Five USF faculty members have been named by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) to its new class of 2023 Senior Members.

February 14, 2023Honors and Awards, Innovation

Researchers are using data mining to learn more about diabetes cases that don’t fit the usual labels

In the ongoing research and treatment of diabetes, the focus is typically on the two forms of the disease that dominate public awareness. Type 1 is caused by the immune system attacking the cells that produce insulin, so that the person requires insulin therapy for life; type 2 is frequently associated with obesity and lack of exercise, resulting in insulin resistance.

February 1, 2023Health, Innovation, Research

USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

With the development of artificial intelligence technologies that maximize the impacts of academic programs and data visualization virtual reality software solutions, these faculty members are two of USF’s top innovators.

January 25, 2023Honors and Awards, Innovation

Patents for Humanity awarded for 3D printed swabs

The USPTO has recognized the University of South Florida (USF) for its patent of the 3D printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swab.

January 15, 2023Honors and Awards, Innovation

Innovation District ‘dives deeper’

As a part of the St. Petersburg Innovation District (SPID), the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus hosted Wednesday night’s State of Science and Innovation event. Mayor Ken Welch, city council members and local officials joined area stakeholders in a packed USFSP ballroom to hear about the cutting-edge work emanating from the district.

January 12, 2023Innovation

USF Health, Northwell Health, Tampa General and Formlabs earn national recognition for 3D-printed nasal swab used in pandemic

The University of South Florida (USF) has been awarded the Patents for Humanity award by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its patent of the 3D-printed nasopharyngeal (NP) swab, created in the early part of the pandemic as a solution to the disrupted commercial production of standard flocked NP swabs critical in diagnostic testing for COVID-19.

January 12, 2023Health, Honors and Awards, Innovation

Innovations Magazine 2023

Delve into the newest issue of Innovations Magazine, spotlighting the student successes, vital research and impactful community and global initiatives on USF's St. Petersburg campus during the past year.

January 9, 2023Innovation, Research

Your Healthy Family: Can doctors diagnose disease using voice?

A new study led by USF Health, Dr. Bensoussan, and Cornell Medicine uses the human voice to diagnose and treat diseases and mood disorders, like depression.

December 23, 2022Health, Innovation

Two USF faculty members receive honors from National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Barry Bercu and Dr. Sylvia Thomas earn one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for academic inventors, being recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions advancing diagnosis and treatment for challenging diseases.

December 8, 2022Honors and Awards, Innovation

Artificial Intelligence Chatbots to Streamline Customer Service Tasks

A new study performed at the University of South Florida analyzes how emotion-expressing AI chatbots have the potential to impact customer service. This comes as online retailers make greater use of artificial intelligence chatbots to simplify customer service tasks and substitute their human counterparts.

December 8, 2022Innovation, Research

Bots with feelings: Study explores deploying AI chatbots with emotions in customer service

As online retailers increasingly use artificial intelligence chatbots to streamline customer service tasks and replace their human counterparts, new research from the University of South Florida examines how emotion-expressing AI chatbots can impact customer service.

December 6, 2022Innovation, Research


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