Three USF Professors Receive Excellence in Innovation Award
October 14, 2016
The award is presented to faculty members for exceptional achievement in technological innovation and entrepreneurial success
TAMPA, Fla. – Three USF faculty professors received the 2016 Excellence in Innovation Award for exceptional achievement in innovation and research.
Norma Alcantar, Svitlana Garbuzova-Davis, and H. Lee Woodcock were presented with the award, along with a $2,000 check and a plaque of recognition, by USF Provost Ralph Wilcox and Dr. Paul R. Sanberg, senior vice president for research, innovation and economic development and president of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The awards were presented as part of the eighth annual meeting and luncheon of the USF Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors, held Oct. 10, 2016, in the USF Research Park on the university’s Tampa campus.
“These outstanding inventors represent the commitment of our inventive faculty to translating their research into innovations and patents that benefit society and make a difference in people's lives,” said Sanberg. “USF continues to drive economic development, creating and working with our private and public partners to bring economic growth, and jobs for our graduates and citizens to Tampa Bay.”