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Over the course of 15 weeks, USF researchers developed a wireless sensor system which continuously and passively monitors presence and weight of a person in bed, on a couch, chair or similar furniture that could have great potential impact on users’ quality of life comparable to current sensor systems on the market.
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).
A team led by a USF Engineering professor and alum is awarded one of Florida’s top awards for innovation (Mirage News).
A team led by a USF Engineering professor and alum is awarded one of Florida’s top awards for innovation.
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).
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