• Biomedical Engineering MS, PhD
  • Chemical Engineering MS, PhD
  • Civil Engineering MS, PhD
  • Computer Science MS
  • Computer Engineering MS
  • Computer Science and Engineering PhD
  • Electrical Engineering MS, PhD
  • Engineering Management MS
  • Environmental Engineering MS, PhD
  • Industrial Engineering MS, PhD
  • Information Technology MS
  • Materials Science and Engineering MS
  • Mechanical Engineering MS, PhD
From Left: Kevin Orner, Ph.D. and Pablo Cornejo, Ph.D.

Two PhD Alums Win Best Paper Award at 2019 ASEE Conference and Exposition

William Serrano Garcia Awarded Fulbright Grant

Photo: William Serrano-Garcia (right) stands with Sylvia Thomas (left), his major professor, while presenting research as a Ph.D. student and member of the Advanced Materials Bio & Integration Research Laboratory at USF, which Thomas leads.


Earnest “Earnie” Hansley, Ph.D.

Engineering Inspirations: Earnest Hansley and Ransford Hyman

Background photo: Ransford Hyman (front row, right) takes a photo with other San Francisco Bay Area members of /dev/color — a nonprofit that helps black software engineers grow into industry leaders.

Justin Nussbaum works in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, designed in part to provide a world-class environment for fostering breakthroughs in additive manufacturing.

Justin Nussbaum ’14 PhD has developed a new 3D printing method

Flying Drones with your brain
isolating key chemical compounds
combine engineering and medicine in the medical engineering department
bridge aging and structural deterioration
The Mechanics of sea butterflies
biomedical engineering
sensing the future of technology
USF's center for urban transportation research: no. 1 in florida
using big data to accomplish great things

academic and career support

American Association of University Women in Engineering (AAUW)
NSF Florida-Georgia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Bridge to the Doctorate
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation University Center of Exemplary Mentoring (UCEM)
McKnight Doctoral Fellowship Program
GEM Fellowship Program

points of pride

USF is one of nine institutions (MIT, Georgia Tech, Cornell, Duke, UC-San Diego, Univ. of Illinois-Champaign, Penn State, and USF) awarded a prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Foundation University Center of Exemplary Mentoring (UCEM) for its national leadership in minority graduate student success.

In 2016, Sarina Ergas, Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was awarded SACNAS Distinguished Mentor Award for her leadership and mentorship in preparing students from diverse to solve complex public health and environmental problems.

Three recent PhD graduates, Colleen Naughton, Ryan Locicero, and Joseph Bonivel, Jr., have been selected as AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows to apply their PhD training and knowledge toward important societal challenges.

Devin Walker MSChE’12 and Timothy Roberge MSCHE’12 cofounded T2C-Energy, a renewable energy R&D company as a result of their thesis research.

Rachana Vidhi, PhD’14, 2019 College of Engineering Outstanding Young Alumna was selected to the GreenBiz 30 Under 30 in 2018 for her leadership in demonstrating the world-changing promise of sustainability.

Mel Butcher, ’14 MSCE, wants women to reach their highest goals. Her podcast, STEMxm, features women distinguishing themselves in a variety of occupations.