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USF students create medtech device to help fight ventilator shortage

University of South Florida engineering students have created a device that could help patients in the wake of a national ventilator shortage spurred by the Covid-19 pandemic (Tampa Bay Business Journal).

October 8, 2021Health, 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 (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 students create lifesaving medical innovation to help end worldwide ventilator shortage

Biomedical engineering graduates from the University of South Florida are receiving national accolades for a prototype device that may help solve the critical shortage of lifesaving ventilators seen around the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic (USF Newsroom).

September 27, 2021Health, Innovation, Student Research

USF alumni win nationwide competition with innovative ventilator prototype

A group of USF alumni won $20,000 in a national competition for the creation of a low-cost ventilator prototype. Biomedical engineering alumni Abby Blocker, Carolyna Yamamoto Alves Pinto and Jacob Yarinsky created Eucovent, a device resembling a small box that splits the airflow from one ventilator to two patients (USF Oracle).

September 7, 2021Health, Innovation, Student Research

Matching Grants Research Program gives 60 USF students funding for advancements in many disciplines

The Florida High Tech Corridor Matching Grants Research Program allows selected researchers to extend the scope and boundaries of their projects through partnerships and funding, helping to advance important findings that the university is working toward (USF Oracle).

July 6, 2021Research, Student Research

USF Zimmerman School students create COVID-19 vaccination campaign being implemented by professional business organization

The Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC) is in the process of implementing a campaign created by students in the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications that would assist in its efforts to encourage communities of color to get the COVID-19 vaccine (USF Newsfeed).

June 29, 2021Health, Student Research

Florida High Tech Corridor Program Matches Emerging USF Talent, Startups & Industry

From autonomous vehicles to drug development to cybersecurity, USF researchers exploring new frontiers in these rapidly expanding fields are part of a larger mosaic of innovation that extends across the state through the Florida High Tech Corridor (Mirage News).

June 23, 2021Innovation, Research, Student Research

Florida High Tech Corridor Program Matches Emerging USF Talent, Startups & Industry

USF Research & Innovation asked students who are part of the Florida High Tech Corridor's Matching Research Grants Projects to share their experiences. Here are their stories.

June 22, 2021Innovation, Research, Student Research

The Byrne lab goes West: three CMS students set sail on 45-day Pacific Ocean cruise

The major goal is to understand trends in the Pacific Ocean, with a specific focus on environmental parameters that influence ocean acidification — a major threat to ocean health, food security, economies, and more (USF College of Marine Science).

June 15, 2021Research, Student Research

New method to improve durability of nano-electronic components to help further semiconductor manufacturing and resilience

USF Mechanical Engineering assistant professor Michael Cai Wang and his research team recently developed a novel approach to mitigating electromigration in nanoscale electronic interconnects that are ubiquitous in state-of-the-art integrated circuits (USF Newsroom).

May 18, 2021Innovation, Research, Student Research

USF Senior Withers Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship; Three Other USF Students Earn Honorable Mentions

USF Senior Zachary Withers is selected for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Three additional USF students earn honorable mention in the prestigious program’s annual process.

April 21, 2021Honors and Awards, Research, Student Research

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