Summary: The 20112012 Graduate Student Challenge Grants:
Building Research Partnerships Across Disciplines
The Graduate School and the Office of Research and Innovation are pleased to announce the selected
proposals for the 2011-2012 Graduate Student Challenge Grants: Building Research Partnerships
Across Disciplines. These one-year projects are designed for students to develop research skills that
will allow them to excel in their chosen fields. It is part of the mission and strategic plans of USF and
the graduate school to build leaders through excellence in collaborative graduate education and
research. Each proposal was submitted by a team of four students, where at least two of the students
were from two different colleges. All of the projects advance the students' academic programs and
were signed and approved by the student mentors & Colleges.
Congratulations to the awardees, and we ask that all students keep checking this website for
information about future research opportunities!
1. Title: A System Dynamics Approach to Water and Energy Resources Management in
Research Team: Click HERE to see the abstract.
o Yilin Zhuang College of Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering
o Haiping Yin College of Engineering Electrical Engineering
o Edward Dimarco College of Business and Arts & Sciences Communication
o Keshay Pokhrel College of Arts and Sciences Mathematics & Statistics