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UF Engineer is Using $11M Research Award to Make Steel Manufacturing More Energy Efficient
Backed by a nearly $11 million award from the Department of Energy, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, Michele Manuel, Ph.D., professor and chair, MSE, is leading an industry-national laboratory-university consortium in developing an Induction-coupled Thermomagnetic Processing (ITMP) method.
Engineering Agriculture of the Future with IoT and AI Technology
Engineering Agriculture of the Future with IoT and AI Technology
Through the IoT4Ag Engineering Research Center, faculty from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, including David Arnold, Ph.D., ECE and Alina Zare, Ph.D., ECE, will play a pivotal role in providing data communications via the Internet of Things (IoT) and application of AI to problems facing the agricultural sector.
UF Researchers Find Viable Viruses in Aerosols that Cause COVID-19
A team of UF researchers, led by John Lednicky, Ph.D., and Chang-Yu Wu, Ph.D., ESSIE, provides strong evidence that aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may be possible. Their research sparks the need to reevaluate current safety protocols to reduce transmission in indoor spaces.
Driving to Success With America’s Top Executives
Edwin Marcial (BS, ECE ’92) captures drives and tech talks for his Techrides website. He has interviewed Dean Cammy Abernathy as well as leaders from Delta, Virgin Galactic, and Intercontinental Exchange, among other Fortune 500s, about what makes their companies successful.
Herbert Wertheim’s Portrait Unveiled at Five-Year Anniversary Celebration
Five years ago, Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim and the Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation gave a $50 million gift that catalyzed a $300 million public-private partnership, leveraging support from the state, the university and from private donors to bring about the biggest transformation in the history of our college. Watch the anniversary celebration and the unveiling of Dr. Herbert Wertheim's portrait.
QuaranTailgate with Gator Engineering!
Though we’re not able to gather in person this year, we still want to see how you’re celebrating the Florida Gators. Send us a photo of how you’re tailgating at home on game days. Three randomly selected winners will receive a Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering giveaway package. With your permission, we’ll also feature your photos on our Facebook page!
Please send your entries to now through Dec. 12. Winners will be selected the week of Dec. 14. In addition, each person who makes a donation of $50 or more will also receive a giveaway package.
We look forward to seeing you all in person next year!
The Future of AI Speaker Series - Watch Now
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.
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Meeting the Storm Head On
Featuring hurricane research expert Forrest Masters, 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.
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.
Engineering Recovery Fund
As people gradually return to the UF campus, we would like to call on your support to help bring their labs back online with equipment repairs and supply replenishments, and to help students whose work has been adversely affected by disruption caused by COVID-19. Be a part of the Engineering Recovery process.