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  • 1. “Newport University Visit to the College of Engineering – USF"Sustainability and its Trans-disciplinary Challenges: A Complex System Perspective" “Introductions and Welcome to USF-ISTEC” Tampa, Florida – January 30th - February 2nd, 2012
  • 2. Agenda Objetivo de la presentación La Universidad del Sur de la Florida ISTEC: iniciativas, programas proyectos y sus alianzas estratégicas Preguntas
  • 3. Objetivo de la Presentación Compartir con la audiencia experiencias del trabajo en Redes (ISTEC), Llamar a reflexionar sobre los desafíos a nivel local, regional y global y como prepararnos para afrontarlos Oportunidades de cooperación en proyectos internacionales utilizando la RED de Miembros del ISTEC Dejar la semilla por la inquietud (PASIÓN) en la Colaboración en Redes
  • 4. Innovación …. “En realidad la mayoría deinnovaciones son creadas a través de REDES – grupos de personas trabajando en “concordancia” Dr. Andrew B. Hargadon Professor of Management Director, Technology Management Programs Faculty Director, UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship Chancellors Fellow Ph.D., Stanford University
  • 5. We are not in “South” Florida
  • 6.  USF, * the doctoral granting institution, located in Tampa USF St. Petersburg* USF Sarasota-Manatee* USF Polytechnic, located in Lakeland
  • 7. Total USF System Enrollment
  • 8. Degrees 2010-2011Academic Profile 2010/11
  • 9. USF Financials Summary
  • 10. USF Factoids Over 47,000 students (all 50 states, 110 countries) Second largest in Southeast, top 20 in nation “Research I” designation by Carnegie Foundation Over $380 Million in sponsored research 11 Colleges (Engineering, Medicine, Education, Arts and Sciences, Marine Science, Business….)
  • 11. USF Factoids Affiliated with 4 hospitals (Moffitt Cancer Center, TGH…) R & D Park, Center for Entrepreneurship… USF is ranked 44th in total research expenditures and 34th in federal research expenditures for public universities for FY 2009 by the National Science Foundation. USF ranks 9th world-wide of 14 universities ranked among 300 organizations that earned the most patents in 2010, according to the Intellectual Property Owners Association. Over Sixty professors from Latin America have earned their Ph.D. degrees in Engineering since 1991
  • 12. ISTEC es una organización sin fines de lucro formada por instituciones educativas, industriales, centros de investigación y organizaciones multilaterales localizadas en las Américas y la península Ibérica.
  • 13. Explored Opportunities (Summer 1990) Dr. Ramiro Jordan, ISTEC Founder - UNM Is Science & Technology a priority? Does R&D (innovation and creativity) play a role in socio- economic development? Level of undergraduate and graduate programs, laboratories, instructional methodologies/platforms, accreditation and certification? Mobility of talent and work opportunities? Investment and incentives for R&D? Inter/multi/trans-disciplinary and international collaboration? Access to Information ? Entrepreneurial activities? Public & private funding opportunities?
  • 14. Developed Initiatives Create GATEWAY for Information, R&D, Education, and Entrepreneurial activities Digital Library Linkages (DLL)Advanced Continuing Information Los Libertadores (LL) Education (ACE) Technology Programs: ICTSD,Program: GRANA STEED R&D Laboratories ISTEC-Salud Dr.R&D Director Wilfrido Moreno
  • 15. VisionISTEC will be a leading force in fosteringsocio-economic and educational change inIbero-America, by creating prosperity andimproving the quality of life in the region. ISTEC será una fuerza de vanguardia para promover cambios educacionales y socio-económicos, creando prosperidad y mejorando la calida de vida en la región.
  • 16. Mission The mission of ISTEC is to foster sustainable socio- economic development in Ibero-America by carrying out programs focused on:  Advancing the state of higher education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)  Promoting the culture of quality, innovation and sustainability,  Generating and disseminating knowledge and information,  Establishing cost-effective vehicles for technology transfer,  Encouraging joint national/international research and development,  Fostering an environment for entrepreneurship and collaboration,  Promoting leadership models that adhere to the principles of responsibility and accountability.
  • 17. ISTEC es: Compartir, Colaborar, Participar... ISTEC fomenta alianzas estratégicas entre la academia, industria, agencia gubernamentales y organizaciones multilaterales con el objetivo de promover desarrollo socio-económico. Ha promovido colaboración por 21 años desde adentro y entre más desde 30 países.
  • 18. Trust – “Confianza” ISTEC’s Success is Based on TRUST Transparency Efficiency Effectiveness Professionalism Competitiveness Competence Knowledge Accountability“Reponsabilidad por las Acciones”
  • 19. Alianzas Estratégicas• Sun Microsystems • Franklin Mining Corp• Hewlett-Packard • DCC• Bright Star • MobileTec• Citibank • Integrated Architectures• Skype • Stratum Broadband• YIP • Global IP Clearinghouse• Google • Native American Television• WebEx Network• CEOexpress • Latin American Television• Gridline • Parquesoft• Clipmarks • FON• ASI Group / Flycom • American Broadband Group• LENC • Hostopia• Interedge • CapeCodVentures• Piramide (Bolivia/Germany) • Catholic Church• Echostar • CNRI• A-Wit • Quanser • NanoProfessor
  • 20. Ibero-American Nanotechnology Centers Network (IBANCN)  Faculty/Student Exchange  Educational Initiatives  Research Collaborations  Community Engagement  Technical Support  Equipment & Supplies Acquisitions
  • 21. Ibero-american Trans-disciplinary Network in Complex Systems Education
  • 22. NANOTECNOLOGIA Luis Fernando Cruz MD. PhD(c)
  • 23. CERTIFICATE IN MICROELECTRONICSPROCESS ENGINEERING
  • 24. CERTIFICATE INRENEWABLE ENERGY
  • 25. Innovación ….“In reality most innovations are created through networks -- groups of people working in concert.”“En realidad la mayoría de innovaciones son creadas a través de REDES – gruposde personas trabajando en “concordancia” Dr. Andrew B. Hargadon Professor of Management Director, Technology Management Programs Faculty Director, UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship
  • 26. “Necesitamos una manera de pensar que re-conectelo que esta incoherente y compartimentalizado, querespete la diversidad así como reconozca la unidad, y que trate de discernir las interdependencias.Necesitamos de una manera radical de pensamiento(el cual llegue a la raíz del problema), una manera de pensar multidimensional, y una manera sistemática de pensar” -Edgar Morin, Anne Brigitte Kern
  • 27. The Millennium Project Cont.. “It is time of unusual opportunity and optimism as new technologies not only improve the human condition but also enable the creation and flourishing of new communities and social institutions more capable of addressing the needs of our society” “Son tiempos de grandes oportunidades y optimismo puesto que la aplicación de las nuevas tecnologías emergentes no sólo tienen la capacidad de mejorar lacalidad de vida, pero también permiten la creación y el florecimiento de nuevas comunidades y institucionessociales mejor preparadas para afrontar las necesidades de nuestra sociedad" http://milproj.ummu.umich.edu/home/
  • 28. Deception Reality ? Honesty Complaint Excuse Reality “Be Happy” PROPOSE EXECUTE SOLUTIONSCETYS Universidad victormercader@msn.com
  • 29. Words of Appreciation ……. FAMILY & FRIENDS………………..
  • 30. Muchas Gracias ……. wmoreno@usf.edu www.usf.edu www.istec.org

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