Norma Alcantar is Elected to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame
The chemical engineering professor will be inducted during the 7th Annual Induction Ceremony in November. She is being honored for pioneering advances in natural technologies to clean and purify contaminated water, novel therapies for Alzheimer’s and cancer, detection of IEDs, removal of pollutants from contaminated soil and methods advancing ocean oil spill clean-up.
The College Graduates the First Cohort of Students Participating in NAE Grand Challenges Scholars Program
To properly prepare students to address global challenges, the GCSP identified five pillars that each student must achieve before graduation. These five competencies include the following: research, interdisciplinary studies, entrepreneurship, global outreach, and service learning.
The Institute of Applied Engineering is Fast Becoming a Pivotal Community Partner
The Institute of Applied Engineering (IAE) has secured several contracts, including an $85M, five-year contracts from U.S. Special Operations Command, in both the military defense space and other institutions across the nation. Engineering Dean and IAE CEO Robert Bishop reveals what lies ahead.
CUTR is part of a Team Receiving $571M Grant to Establish a Transportation Technology Center
The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) is part of a team of surface transportation research organizations led by ENSCO, Inc. (ENSCO) that was recently awarded a $571 million USD contract by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to provide research, testing, engineering, and training services at the Transportation Technology Center (TTC).  
Engineering for Public Health: COPH, COE Partnership brings Safer Drinking Water to Madagascar
Faculty members from the College of Engineering and the College of Public Health collaborate to replace lead water pump components with locally-manufactured iron parts for coastal communities in Madagascar.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Undergraduate Programs Certified as Global Pathways
This April, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s undergraduate programs were certified as Global Pathways by the university-wide initiative The Global Citizens Project.
USF AIChE Chapter Wins 2021 AIChE Southern Student Regional Conference Chem-E-Car Poster Competition
During the virtual 2021 Southern Student Regional Conference hosted by the University of Louisville in March, this year’s USF American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) student team placed 6th in the conference’s Chem-E-Car Competition and placed 1st in the competition’s poster presentation section.
Six engineering seniors will receive the Golden Bull Award, one of USF’s highest honors given annually in the spring semester to deserving undergraduate and graduate students who encompass the spirit of USF and have demonstrated its values. Recipients exemplify exceptional leadership and service to University and community. The 2021 Engineering Recipients are:

Sahiti Priya Akinapalli, B.S. Chemical Engineering
KaLeigh Biss, B.S. Civil Engineering
Prantik Chakraborty, B.S. Chemical Engineering
Mistelle Haughton, B.S. Civil Engineering
Maisha Khan, B.S. Chemical Engineering
Carolyna Yamamoto Alves Pinto, B.S. Biomedical Engineering

The winners will be recognized on Thursday, April 29 at 5 pm in a virtual ceremony.
Quanser Podcast, Episode 4
Dean and Professor Robert Bishop recently spoke with Quanser CEO Paul Gilbert. Listen to the full interview about today's changing engineering education landscape and highlights from Dean Bishop's career.
May 1-31 National Bike Month Join the CUTR team and start pedaling for fun and prizes. Register or log into your Love to Ride app and accept the next challenge.

Induction into the Profession Ceremony - May 7, 2021

USF Commencement - May 8, 2021

NEW DATE Join in the fun and help celebrate 25 years of raising funds for Engineering students on September 25, 2021.

Engineering Honors will be on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Armature Works in Tampa. More info to follow.

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