UF Engineering Innovation Institute

The University of Florida Engineering Innovation Institute is fostering a culture of innovation among faculty, students and staff of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. The Institute produces leaders with engineering and innovation skills to attack the world’s most daunting problems and change the world.

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Engineering alumnus seeks a 3D map of the world

Amir Rubin (B.S. ECE’03)

As the CEO of Paracosm, a company which he founded, Amir Rubin is leading the development of computer vision and simultaneous-localization-and-mapping (SLAM) technology that is making the next generation of 3D scanning tools possible. Rubin’s vision is to use these tools to someday produce a 3D map of the entire world.

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ELI and EII Soar Past Goals for Academic Year 2019-2020

The Engineering Innovation Institute made a 22% increase in student enrollment from last year. Additionally, this past year saw 2,160 unique combined student enrollments (Innovation and Leadership Institutes) in the curricula offered, continuing a ~30% annual enrollment growth rate for the two Institutes since inception. The growth has exceeded the Fiscal Year 2023 projected target goal of 2,000 unique enrollments set as part of the Wertheim Transformation initiative, marking a significant milestone for the institutes.

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Feathr, UF Engineering Alumnus-Founded Startup, Soars Into 2020 With $11M Investment Boost

Aidan Augustin, Co-Founder & President

Feathr, a digital marketing platform built specifically for the needs of associations and event organizers, has closed a Series B financing totaling more than $11 million.

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Engineering alumnus seeks a 3D map of the world

Amir Rubin (B.S. ECE’03)

As the CEO of Paracosm, a company which he founded, Amir Rubin is leading the development of computer vision and simultaneous-localization-and-mapping (SLAM) technology that is making the next generation of 3D scanning tools possible. Rubin’s vision is to use these tools to someday produce a 3D map of the entire world.

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