University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft announced today that the university’s research funding for FY2007/2008 rose by 17 percent over last fiscal year’s figure to top out at $360,169,573, a more than $50 million increase over the FY2006/2007 figure.
USF’s College of Engineering has just received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for $600,000 to fund its new scholarship and retention initiative of undergraduate and graduate students with financial needs who are pursuing degrees in Computer Science and Engineering.
USF Health celebrated the grand opening Sept. 4 of its state-of-the-art core laboratories for biological imaging – the dazzling centerpiece its research cores.
Aging Baby Boomers – members of the generation that values independence – will, over the next two decades, become victims of cognitive decline, limiting their abilities to drive automobiles and take care of themselves.
Two University of South Florida biologists have each received new federal grants to fund research that promises to help in the fight against cancer by advancing knowledge of various genetic aspects of the disease.
Dr. David Fries, one of the original members of the Center for Ocean Technology at USF St. Pete, founded Voda LLC to commercialize his most recent developments in outdoor sensor networks which are used primarily for environmental monitoring.
Business incubators help create and build university-engineered designs.
The graduate program at USF’s Center for Entrepreneurship was ranked the fifth best program of its kind in the nation.
In a joint venture between The George Washington Foundation, USF assistant professor Dr. Philip Levy, and a team of students who were enrolled in Levy's archeological field school program, the plantation home where George Washington spent his childhood was discovered.
The word "earmark" conjures up images of an Alaskan bridge to nowhere and a billion-dollar Boston tunnel mired in muck. But properly done, earmarks create powerful returns on investment.
Dr. Michael Barber, distinguished professor and associate dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, successfully obtained a grant from the National Postdoctoral Association for the establishment of an innovative program for Responsible Conduct of Research for postdoctoral students.
This month's edition of the Florida Trend has a special feature entitled, “Floridians Who Will Change the World.” USF faculty and/or employees who made the list include Engineering Professor Stephen Sundarrao, orthopedic resident/surgeon Eric Henderson and Mike Griffin, chair of the USF Finance Corporation.
Thomas L. Crisman, Ph.D., Patel Professor of Environment, was elected chair of the board of advisors for the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation(BSF)based in Jerusalem.
Stephen K. Klasko, dean of the USF College of Medicine and senior vice president for USF Health, has been named CEO of the Johnnie B. Byrd Alzheimer's Center & Research Institute.
Join the Office of Research & Innovation in a weeklong celebration of research; this year’s theme is “Research One.”