Satellites Engineered by Students, Faculty Launch on World Record Mission 
Three of the 143 satellites aboard spaceflight company SpaceX’s first dedicated rideshare mission — named Transporter-1 — were engineered by students and faculty at the USF Institute of Applied Engineering (IAE). Picture courtesy of SpaceX.
Engineering Expo Goes Virtual for its 49th Year
Since 1973, Engineering Expo has conducted a two-day, hands-on science fair for K-12 students at the USF Tampa campus. Amid an unprecedented pandemic, the students of this year’s planning committee pivoted Expo’s experiments and experiences online to continue the tradition of the College of Engineering’s longest running event.
Patel, Greene and Associates Establishes Endowed Scholarship
PGA founders Hiren Patel and Gordon Greene established an endowed scholarship that will benefit students majoring in civil engineering for years to come.  
2021 USF Institute on Black Life Conference
Across the two days of the 2021 USF Institute on Black Life Conference this February, two USF College of Engineering faculty members and a current doctoral candidate presented research encouraging the development of technical and leadership skills for Black students across STEM fields as well as addressing anti-Black racism.
Doctoral Students Combining Engineering and Anthropology to Inform Florida’s Coral Reef Restoration and Monitoring
More than 300 miles of coral reefs stretch across Florida’s Atlantic coast. While this marine habitat is home to hundreds of aquatic species and plays an important role in the state’s economy, it is also in danger of disappearing. But a new project from a team of University of South Florida doctoral students is taking an interdisciplinary approach to protect and restore this vital habitat.
March is Florida Bike Month: Join Us and Ride in the Tampa Bay Bike Challenge

Riding a bike has so many benefits for our physical and mental health. Join the USF team for the Tampa Bay Bike Challenge. Did we mention you could also win some amazing prizes! Find out more and register in 30 seconds.
Three Electrical Engineering Professors Elected 2021 National Academy of Inventors Senior Members
The National Academy of Inventors has named to its new class of Senior Members five USF faculty members who have devoted their careers to inventing high-tech tools for a myriad of applications and blazing a trail for the next generation of innovators.
Is your Employer one of the 450 Best Workplaces for Commuters?
Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) released its 2021 list of just over 450 U.S.-based employers who meet the program’s National Standard of Excellence. These elite employers reap business advantages by providing exceptional commuter benefits to their employees. The BWC is managed by CUTR staff Julie Bond, Christine Epps and Vanessa Wheeler. Is your employer on the list?
Computer Engineering Alum Lakecia Gunter ’95 was appointed to the IDEX Corporation Board of Directors. Lakecia is VP and GM, IOT Global and Strategic Engagement for Microsoft, and a 2016 recipient of the COE Distinguished Alumni Award. Congratulations Lakecia.
Induction into the Profession Ceremony - May 2021

If you were never able to participate in the College’s Induction into the Profession ceremony, now is a great time to do it. The ceremony will be held online again for the spring semester. If you are interested in participating, contact Janet Gillis.

USF Engineering Alumni Society Bullarney Fundraiser

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

Sixth Annual Engineering Honors Event - New 2021 Date!

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

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