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UF online programs see new gains in 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings
University of Florida online degree programs saw new gains in the 2020 U.S. News & World report rankings. UF was recognized for maintaining its leadership role among the best online graduate programs, while the university’s online graduate engineering program climbed one spot and is now tied for No. 15.
UF Engineer Testifies Before U.S. House Committee about Election Security
Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., The Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor and chair of the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, testified as an expert witness regarding election security during a hearing by the House Administration Committee earlier this month.
David Hibbitts, Ph.D., CHE
Hibbitts Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award
David Hibbitts, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award winner.
For UF Engineering Alumnus and Wife, a Big Part of Living is Giving
Category 5 Hurricane Dorian devastated the Abacos and other areas of the Bahamas, leaving nearly 70,000 people homeless, most without food, water or shelter. As the dreaded news of the major impact caused by Dorian started pouring in, Charles “Chick” (BSCE ’72) and Lisa Gregg began making plans on how to help the devastated island.
Ed Phelps, Ph.D., BME
Engineering Research Deepens Understanding of Glucose-Insulin Interaction
UF biomedical engineer Edward Phelps, Ph.D. and an interdisciplinary research team have discovered an alternate mode of GABA release from pancreatic beta cells.
Engineers from the Structural Extreme Events through Reconnaissance research group inspected buildings damaged after the hurricane to capture how failures happened. (photo credit: Justin Marshall)
Aim for Reform, Not Just Relief
Dorian, like so many others recently, was a monster storm. But blaming disasters on nature – or human-induced climate change – allows those with power to maintain the status quo and to avoid their responsibility for the failures of development. Rethinking how to rebuild after a hurricane
Online engineering graduate education program ranked #15 by U.S. News & World Report
Expand Your Opportunities with a Master’s Degree in Engineering
UF offers both online (UF EDGE) and on-campus options to earn your master’s degree from 9 unique UF Engineering departments, as well as the part-time OEM program designed for full-time working professionals. Start advancing your engineering career by choosing a degree track that works for you!
Curtis Taylor, Ph.D. and President Fuchs with Thomas Lutza holding award
Thomas Lutza Awarded UF Outstanding Four-Year Scholar
Thomas Lutza (BSCE ’19) was named a University of Florida (UF) Outstanding Four-Year Scholar at the Outstanding Leaders & Scholars ceremony on December 13. Lutza just received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.
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