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Brain injuries in U.S. Special Operations Forces aren’t easy to detect, USF helping develop a solution

Through its partnership with U.S. Special Operations Command, the USF Institute of Applied Engineering has co-led an illuminating study that found repeated exposure to low-level blasts is associated with signs of brain injury in Special Operations Forces. Such exposure is common throughout many military careers, including in training and operational environments.

April 22, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF opens cutting-edge lab aimed at rapidly providing military solutions

Managed by USF’s Institute of Applied Engineering, the new Rapid Experimentation Lab provides a unique, collaborative space to rapidly test concepts for the U.S. Department of Defense.

March 22, 2024Research and Innovation

 Synapse showcases USF’s leadership in the tech industry

Synapse showcases USF’s leadership in the tech industry

With USF’s largest presence yet, the conference highlighted the university’s endeavors and collaborative initiatives that are shaping the future of technology in Tampa Bay.

February 28, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF’s success securing defense contracts prompts new partnership to broaden nation’s research expertise

USF has become the first university in Florida and one of just a handful of universities in the nation to join a new network that connects research institutions with historically black colleges or universities.

September 19, 2023Research and Innovation, University News

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Hundreds of USF students land internships, secure employment through the university’s partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense

The USF Institute of Applied Engineering sets up and administers custom programs that are based on the customer’s needs and then matches students with the niche skills needed for the project.

August 23, 2023Community Partnerships, Student Success

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USF to rapidly develop technologies for the military with new cutting-edge lab

The Rapid Experimentation Lab, managed by the USF Institute of Applied Engineering, puts engineers with different areas of expertise in the same room, dramatically reducing the amount of time it typically takes to build a prototype. It’s part of a five-year, $85 million contract with U.S. Special Operations Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base.

August 9, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

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Satellites engineered by USF students and faculty launch during world record mission

Three of the 143 satellites aboard spaceflight company SpaceX’s first dedicated rideshare mission were engineered by students and faculty at the USF Institute of Applied Engineering.

January 29, 2021Research and Innovation

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USF Engineering Institute Awarded Contract with U.S. Special Operations Command Worth up to $85 Million

The 萝莉视频 Institute of Applied Engineering and U.S. Special Operations Command 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.

February 19, 2020Research and Innovation

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