The Institute of Applied Engineering Awarded $85 Million SOCOM Contract
The USF Institute of Applied Engineering and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) have entered into a new contract that paves the way for researchers and students to collaborate with SOCOM to help solve significant challenges facing the nation.
Story Musgrave Gives Advice for Living on Earth and in Space to Engineering Expo Students
Retired NASA Astronaut Story Musgrave visited Engineering Expo in a special talk designed to motivate and inspire students to follow their dreams, their hearts, and their passions.
Engineering Solutions for an American Hero
A new partnership between the USF Center for Assistive, Rehabilitation and Robotics Technologies and nonprofit Quality of Life Plus is helping USF engineering students make a difference in the lives of local veterans.
Alum Creates a Scholarship Honoring her Mother’s Legacy

Lakecia Gunter recently established the Barbara Griffin Memorial Family Scholarship, which reflects her personal commitment to supporting the aspirations of engineering students.
Electrical Engineering Faculty Receive NSF Grant to Research Wearable Technology
Arash Takshi PI and  Sylvia Thomas Co-PI received an  NSF grant in the amount of $369,574 over three years to support their research of wearable technology integrated into fabrics.
Emeritus Professor Carlos Smith Honored by Universidad del Norte
For more than 25 years, Dr. Smith collaborated in a committed and generous manner to the academic activity of Universidad del Norte, Colombia, supporting the formation of doctoral faculty at USF, in different areas of expertise, and in a dual-degree bachelor’s program between the institutions. In honor of these collaborations, the school unveiled the new name of the Conference/Meeting Room of Uni Norte’s College of Engineering: Carlos Smith ,   located in the 9 th floor of the Engineering building.
Amazon VP and Distinguished Scientist Visits USF
The Institute for Artificial Intelligence hosted a seminar by USC Emeritus Professor  Gerard Medioni , Amazon VP and Distinguished Scientist on Feb. 12, in USF Research Park. Medioni presented his 40-year personal journey of computer vision research.  

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.

Spring Induction Into the Profession Ceremony – Friday, May 8, 2020 (2 ceremonies) | 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 Pledge of the Computing Professional and receive that steel ring or lapel pin, please contact Janet Gillis to be added to the May ceremony invitation list.  

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