Alexa, Where’s My Bus?
Engineering researchers have collaborated with Amazon so that riders can use Alexa to get personalized, real-time information on bus arrivals through the OneBusAway app.
Yao Liu Receives ACM Test of Time Award
Computer Science and Engineering Associate Professor Yao Liu received the Test of Time Award at the 26th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security. The award is given annually by the ACM Special Interest Group on Security, Audit and Control (SIGSAC) for papers that have had the greatest impact on security research and practice over the past decade. 
Alum Uses Engineering to Create Public Art
Whether on display as a flaming spire constructed of rescue ladders in Clearwater or a wave made of used canoes in Lewiston, Idaho, Christopher Fennell’s creativity combines his engineering skills and artistic talent to create assembled sculptures that are on public display in communities across the country.
USF Receives $1 Million NSF Grant to Support Underrepresented STEM Students
The National Science Foundation awarded a team of USF faculty $1 million to provide 92 scholarships — called S-STEM scholarships — to at least 52 master’s students as part of a five-year program designed to improve the retention and academic experiences of STEM master’s students in the United States. 
Engineering Faculty Named as Prestigious AAAS Fellows
College of Engineering Dean Robert Bishop and Medical Engineering Professor and Chair Robert Frisina were two of nine USF faculty members to be named AAAS 2019 Fellows. 
Call for Nominations for Engineering Excellence Awards
Do you know an engineering alum who has made significant contributions to the field of engineering. Nominate them for an Engineering Excellence Award. Honorees will receive their awards at Engineering Honors on April 18, 2020. Nominations must be received by January 31, 2020. Click  here  to nominate an alumni.
Nearly 200 Students Attend the Induction Into the Profession Ceremony
On December 13, 193 student inductees took their engineering oaths. The Obligation of an Engineer and Pledge of the Computing Professional ask engineers to uphold their professional integrity, ethical responsibilities to society and commitment to lifelong learning.
Students Awarded Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship
Three College of Engineering transportation students, Trang Luong , Lori Palaio , and Brian Staes , received the  Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship . The  DDETF Program awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines. This program advances the transportation workforce by helping to attract the nation’s brightest minds to the field of transportation, encouraging future transportation professionals to seek advanced degrees, and helping to retain top talent in the U.S. transportation industry.
Fall 2019 Research in a Flash

Twenty-three research mentors from all seven engineering departments met with students during the Fall 2019 Research in a Flash. The annual event gives students a chance to learn about current faculty research in every engineering department at USF and how they can get involved in ongoing projects. Each faculty member has 90 seconds to present their research, and students have five minutes to speak to each about their work after the presentations.
USF’s Tau Beta Pi Chapter has a new Bent Monument on Campus

Tau Beta Pi - Florida Gamma USF members held a ceremony on November 22 to unveil the new Bent.  Members celebrated with founding chapter members, current student org leadership and College of Engineering Dean, Robert Bishop.  Engineering alum William Collins, ’80 MSE, a charter member of the first chapter, worked with chapter members to design and build the new monument.  The Tau Beta Pi Association is the nation’s only engineering honor society, and USF’s student chapter was founded in 1974. The society’s monument and key figure of its official badge, named the Bent, represents its principle of integrity and excellence in engineering.
Engineering Students Attend NASEC 2019
Traveling to professional conferences, such as the ninth annual Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference, provides College of Engineering students with opportunities unavailable in their classroom studies.
Professor Ranganathan Memorial Scholarship Fund

Ranga, a distinguished university professor of computer science and engineering, was a much loved and respected figure in the College of Engineering.  A fund has been established to provide scholarships for full-time graduate students pursing a major in computer science and engineering.   To contribute, go to  USF Giving   and select Give to a Specific Fund. Enter Professor Ranganathan Memorial Scholarship (#220134).
Joe Rogers Memorial Scholarship Update

We are pleased to report that the scholarship honoring the memory of engineering alum and USF employee Joe Rogers has received enough donations to reach endowment.  If you want to contribute to this fund,  DONATE HERE .
Ralph Fehr Memorial Scholarship

A memorial scholarship honoring the memory of electrical engineering faculty member Ralph Fehr is still receiving donations. This scholarship will support high-achieving students with scholarships and educational supplies.  To contribute, go to  USF Giving   and select Give to a Specific Fund. Enter Ralph Fehr III Memorial Scholarship (#220132)
David Murphy Skypes into Middleton HS Physics Class from Antarctica

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor David Murphy “Skyped” into a physics class at Tampa's Middleton High School to speak to students about his research and life at Palmer Station, Antarctica. Murphy is researching the swimming patterns of Antarctic krill to improve management of the species — an important part of the Southern Ocean’s food web — and general understanding of the ecology of high latitude ecosystems.
Fred Mannering Listed on Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher List

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and Associate Dean of Research Fred Mannering  is  one of five USF faculty members among the highly prestigious Web of Science Group's 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list.The list identifies scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top one percent by citations for their field and year of publication, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers.
USF Hosts International IoT Conference

The International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) hosted its second Internet of Things (IoT) conference at USF. The conference welcomed doctoral students, professors and researchers from Florida and around the world, and covered a range of IoT topics, from the technical specifics of new IoT devices to the environmental and ethical considerations surrounding IoT technologies.
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   
For nearly 25 years, the Engineering Alumni Society has held Bullarney to raise funds in support of engineering students. During this time they’ve raised $700,000 for student scholarships, educational programs, conference travel grants and areas of critical need.  Find out how you can join the fun.
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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