Engineering Webinars

The Future of AI Speaker Series

The Future of AI Speaker Series at the Herbert Wertheim College Engineering is aimed at igniting ideas and fostering high level discussion among academe, industry, policymakers and other stakeholders at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.


Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide: The Use of a Cognitive Biometric to Establish Identity in Cyberspace

Featuring Damon Woodard, Ph.D., associate professor in ECE and Director of AI Partnerships, Artificial Intelligence Initiative This seminar discusses the use of artificial intelligence and a cognitive biometric modality, namely online text, to establish identity in cyberspace.


Living to Be 100: Emerging Technologies for Healthy Aging

Featuring Susann Keohane (BS CpE ’98), Head, Emerging AI Health Solutions and Innovation, IBM Watson Health Keohane will share how her passion for innovation drives her exploration of future technology to help bridge the digital divide and improve the quality of life of the aging population.


Human Language Technology for Active Defense against Social Engineering

Featuring Bonnie Dorr, Ph.D., professor, Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering At the cross-section of cyber security and human language technology is a new, cross-disciplinary field, “Cyber-NLP,” wherein lies a problem of widespread importance: detection and thwarting of social engineering attacks.


The I-Street Living Lab: Research & Deployment to Transform Highways

Featuring Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., director, UF Transportation Institute and Barbara Goldsby Professor of Civil Engineering Learn how advanced technologies, such as autonomous vehicles, smart devices, and sensors are tested and deployed to enhance mobility and safety.


AI for Cyber and Hardware Security

Featuring Mark Tehranipoor, Intel Charles E. Young Preeminence Endowed Chair Professor in Cybersecurity, and Director of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research Learn how machine learning and artificial intelligence have played major roles in improving offensive and defensive capabilities in the cyber domain.


AI for K-12

Featuring Christina Gardner-McCune, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering Learn about the new AI for K-12 Initiative: Bringing AI Education to Students and Teachers to Power our Economy and Workforce.


The GPU from Gaming to AI

Featuring Chris Malachowsky (BSEE ’80), Co-Founder and Fellow at NVIDIA Learn about the Chip That Changed the World: The GPU from Gaming to AI.


AI in the Financial Services Industry

Featuring John Avery, Head of AI and Advanced Analytics at Fidelity Investments Learn about critical role of AI and its impact on the financial services industry and Fidelity’s efforts to create an AI enabled workforce.


AI in Space and Communications

Featuring Bill Gattle (BSME ’84, MS ’87), President of Space Systems at L3Harris Technologies Learn about the role of AI in space and communications and what it takes to develop an AI-enabled workforce.


Big Data Drives New Era of Artificial Intelligence

Featuring Walden C. Rhines, Ph.D., President and CEO of Cornami, Inc. The evolution of collection, analysis and protection of big data. Learn how AI and machine learning drive the analysis of data and how fully homomorphic encryption will drive its ultimate protection in the future.

Faculty Insights Webinar Series

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Faculty Insights Webinar Series features talks from experts on cybersecurity, hurricane resilience, and various other fields in engineering.


Biomedical Engineering Advancements in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Featuring Cherie Stabler, Ph.D., professor & Integra LifeSciences Term Professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Stabler will highlight the challenges and recent advancements in engineering cellular implants for treating type 1 diabetes.


Meeting the Storm Head On

Featuring hurricane research expert Forrest Masters, Ph.D., P.E., the Associate Dean for Research and Facilities and a Professor of Civil and Coastal Engineering in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment at the University of Florida.


Cybersecurity: The Skim Reaper

Featuring cybersecurity expert Patrick Traynor, Ph.D., John and Mary Lou Dasburg Preeminent Chair in Engineering and a Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the University of Florida.