A $2.3M Dept. of Energy Grant will Help Turn Trash to Diesel or Jet Fuel
Turning trash into fuel could potentially be a big part of achieving energy sustainability. A DOE grant will help chemical engineering researchers, John Kuhn and Babu Joseph, further develop a process that produces diesel and jet fuel from garbage.
USF’s Institute of Applied Engineering Signs RDAs Worth $1.18M
The newly established Institute of Applied Engineering (IAE) at the University of South Florida has secured two important collaborative agreements with DefenseWERX that have a total value of $1.18M.
CARRT Community Partnership Gives Local Students Tech Career Experience
Developed in 1998 and a CARRT partner since 2017, Hands On Education provides paid vocational training experiences to young adults with mild or moderate learning disabilities or physical disabilities.
Paul Rosen Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Uncertainty Visualization
Computer science and engineering professor Paul Rosen will use the award to investigate new methods for visualizing uncertainty using Topological Data Analysis.
Bulls L.E.A.D Program
Bulls LEAD, a technical leadership program for engineering students developed by the Engineering Dean’s office, continues to expand. The second cohort of students started this semester.  Inspired by institute models at universities nationwide along with research findings supporting the importance of engineering leadership, the program includes interactive training outside the classroom to strengthen the interpersonal, professional and leadership skills of future engineers. Please consider a contribution to support this important initiative and to ensure future students have access to the program.   Give :  Select “Give to a Specific Fund”  Select Dean’s Strategic Engineering Fund (#220010)
Learn About the Business of Space | November 6, 9 a.m. to 2p.m. Tampa Campus 
Join NASA and International Space Station U.S. National Lab scientists as they discuss how companies in diverse industries and academic institutions, such as Eli Lilly & Co., Target Corporation and University of Pittsburgh, are working with the ISS U.S. National Lab to use the ISS for commercial research and technology development. 
Kiesha Pierre Receives Fellowship Designed to Empower Women

Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student Kiesha Pierre has been awarded the prestigious  American Fellowship by the  American Association of University Women  (AAUW) – an award meant to help women overcome obstacles they may face in their pursuit of education. 
Ossie Douglas is Seizing Opportunities

Having completed a summer internship with Intel, mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Ossie Douglas talks about his path to doctoral research and what it takes to succeed in engineering.

Your Brain and the “Cocktail Party Effect”

The human brain sends  hundreds of billions of neural signals each second. How does each signal get to its intended destination?  Research by Electrical Engineering Professor Salvatore Morgera explains this complex feat.


14 th Franz Mantini USF Scholarship Benefit Concert | Sunday, November 3, 2019, 4 p.m. - USF School of Music Concert Hall 
Engineering alum and pianist Franz Mantini '87, '91 MSEM, and violinist and Florida Orchestra Concertmaster Jeff Multer will present a program of classical music by Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Gershwin and more. This special concert benefits scholarships in the USF School of Music and the USF College of Engineering.  Go to Mantini Concert for more info and to purchase tickets.     
2019 Transportation Achievement Awards | November 7, 5:30 p.m. USF Marshall Student Center Ballroom 

Registration is now open for the event hosted by CUTR. This year’s Hall of Fame Inductee is  Ysela Llort , managing principal of Renaissance Planning, Miami.  Learn more . Speakers include:  Diana Furchtgott-Roth , U.S. DOT Deputy Asst. Secretary;  Kevin J. Thibault , PE, Secretary of FL DOT;  David Gwynn , PE, FL DOT District 7 Sec.;  Dean Robert Bishop.

Fall Induction Into the Profession Ceremony – Friday, December 13, 2019, 5 p.m. | USF Marshall Student Center Ballroom  
If you’re a USF engineering alum who would like to be inducted into the Order of the Engineer or the Order of the Computing Professional and receive that steel ring or lapel pin, please contact Janet Gillis to be added to the December ceremony invitation list.

2020 Engineering Expo – Friday & Saturday, February 20-21, 2020 | USF College of Engineering  
Can you believe that Engineering EXPO will be celebrating its 48 th year in 2020?  Do you remember your first time at Expo? Bring your kids, your grandkids, the neighbors’ kids and join the fun at the College of Engineering on the Tampa campus.

USF Engineering Alumni Society Bullarney Fundraiser – Saturday, March 28, 2020, 6 p.m. | Gibbons Alumni Center, Tampa campus  
Stay tuned for updated details.

6 th Engineering Honors Event – Saturday, April 18, 2020, 6 p.m. | Armature Works 
Engineering Honors celebrates and recognizes significant contributions to the field of engineering by the College of Engineering's most illustrious alumni and friends around the world. More information to come.

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