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Historic Scans (June 23, 2014)
USF AIST 3D scans a capsule used in training at Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 4 BOMARC building (courtesy AIST)

What do a French arch, a Revolutionary War-era tunnel in South Carolina, and launch pads at Cape Canaveral have in common? They’re all sites recently captured by the 3D imaging tools of USF’S Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies (AIST)....

 
USF AIST's Jeff Du Vernay uses a 3D laser scanner to survey the underground tunnels at the Ninety-Six National Historic Site. (courtesy AIST)

While some historic structures around the world are deteriorating, members of USF's Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies (AIST) are using high-tech 3D imaging tools to help capture a virtual version of them for future use.
And as...

 
Historic Scans / Culinary Innovation Lab (rebroadcast) (June 16, 2014)
USF AIST 3D scans a capsule used in training at Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 4 BOMARC building (courtesy AIST)

What do a French arch, a Revolutionary War-era tunnel in South Carolina, and launch pads at Cape Canaveral have in common? They’re all sites recently captured by the 3D imaging tools of USF’S Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies (AIST)....

 

Officials at USF Sarasota Manatee would like to have one of the country’s best hospitality schools by the year 2020, and to help them on the way, the school has opened a Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. This week’s rebroadcast of...

 
Culinary Innovation Lab (rebroadcast) / Pint of Science (June 2, 2014)
Chef Joe Askren (center), Dir. of the USF Sarasota-Manatee Culinary Innovation Lab, works with students in the lab

‘On the job’ training for students at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership just got a little easier with the opening of the school’s new Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch. We’ll take you to the grand...

 
A beer at the Pint of Science Festival stop at the Florida Ave. Brewing Co.

Scientists from USF and Moffitt Cancer Center recently traded in their lab goggles for beer goggles. It was all part of “Pint of Science,” a worldwide festival that saw researchers pull up a stool at local bars to talk with people about their...

 
Forensic Imaging (May 26, 2014)
USF's Erin Kimmerle (center) & NCMEC's Joe Mullins (right) assist a student in the forensic imaging workshop.

A dozen law enforcement professionals from around the world recently visited USF to take part in an annual workshop that teaches them how to use forensic imaging tools, like facial reconstruction and age progression, to help identify suspects and...

 
NCMEC's Joe Mullins age progresses a photo in the forensic imaging workshop.

In April 2013, a body was found in Sumter County, and investigators turned to the USF Forensic Anthropology Lab for help in identifying it.
On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we take a look at the forensic imaging tools the...

 
Forensic Imaging / Biomedical Research Roundtable (May 19, 2014)
USF's Erin Kimmerle (center) & NCMEC's Joe Mullins (right) assist a student in the forensic imaging workshop.

A dozen law enforcement professionals from around the world recently visited USF to take part in an annual workshop that teaches them how to use forensic imaging tools, like facial reconstruction and age progression, to help identify suspects and...

 
USF & Moffitt reps (left table) and local lawmakers (right table) at a biomedical research roundtable at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Biomedical research has a multi-billion dollar presence in the Florida economy, thanks in part to federal funding. But those funds are threatened by previous sequestration cuts and possible new ones.

A recent roundtable gave a trio of Bay...

 
Healthcare Innovation Competition / USF Graduation (May 12, 2014)
The 12 teams of students from 8 universities who took part in the 2nd Annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition (photo courtesy Candace Kaw)

It’s “Shark Tank” – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology. Find out who came out on top and took home the 10-thousand...

 
USF Students celebrate their graduation at a May 3 ceremony at the USF Sun Dome.

The University of South Florida awarded over six-thousand degrees during spring commencement – a new record for USF. Among the highlights were a family with three graduates – a father and two of his children – and the final time names of...

 
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