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Artist's rendering of University of Florida's new AI supercomputer based on NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD architecture.
UF Announces $70M Artificial Intelligence Partnership With NVIDIA
The University of Florida announced a public-private partnership anchored by a $50 million gift—$25 million from Chris Malachowsky (B.S., E.E. ’80) and $25 million in hardware, software, training and services from NVIDIA, the Silicon Valley-based technology company he cofounded and a world leader in AI and accelerated computing. Along with an additional $20 million investment from UF, the initiative will create an AI-centric data center that houses the world’s fastest AI supercomputer in higher education.
David Arnold, Ph.D.
UF Partners on $26M Grant to Produce More Crops With Less Water and Energy
University of Florida is partnering on a $26 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop new technologies and systems that will help farmers produce more food with less water and energy. The grant is the latest development in UF’s artificial intelligence (AI) initiative. David Arnold, George Kirkland Engineering Leadership Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is co-principal investigator on the NSF grant and site director for the UF site.
Juan Gilbert, Ph.D., inLine
CISE Chair Creates inLine Ticketing System to Lower Health Risk When Voting
As people across the country head to the polls over the next few months, a concern on many minds is how to stay safe while voting. With the COVID-19 pandemic surging nationwide, what can election officials do to ensure everyone has the ability to vote without risking their health? Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., The Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor and chair of the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), has created a ticketing system to help voters maintain social distancing while exercising their right to vote.
From left: William J. “Bill” McElroy, holder of the Gene Fraser Teaching Professorship and Associate Director of the Engineering Leadership Institute; Gene Fraser (B.S. ChE ’76); Claudio Spiguel, Ph.D., holder of the Gene Fraser Teaching Professorship in the Engineering Leadership Institute
Alumnus Gene Fraser Endows Teaching Professorships in the Engineering Leadership Institute
As part of his commitment to the importance of leadership education, Gene Fraser (B.S., ChE ’76) has endowed two teaching professorships in the Engineering Leadership Institute at the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.
Mark Tehranipoor, Ph.D., Director of FICS Research and Intel Charles E. Young Preeminence Endowed Chair Professor, ECE
FICS Research Receives $7.8M to Help Make On-Chip Security Pervasive
Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) Research has announced a collaboration with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on a program called Automated Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS). The grant has the broad goal of making scalable on-chip security pervasive throughout industry and military applications.
Composite image of the UF campus entrance and the palm court at New College, Sarasota
New College of Florida and University of Florida to Establish Dual Degree Program
New College of Florida and the University of Florida are working together to design an innovative dual degree program that would allow for the earning of a Bachelor of Arts degree in a liberal arts and science major from New College and a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering major from UF.
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Career Services for Engineering Alumni
We are still here to help you! During your time as a student, the Career Connections Center worked towards providing you with connection and opportunity and we are committed to continuing this effort. As a valued alum you have access to services including Gator CareerLink, UF career fairs, and individual career planning sessions.
Professional Development – 100% Online
The courses in our online Credential Builders for Engineers Short Course Program are designed with working professionals in mind! They are available 100% online tailored to career advancement with a shorter time commitment than typical semester-based programs. Students can expect weekly engagement with faculty.
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.