Daniel Kleinman, Founder & CEO at Seaworthy Collective, an alumnus of Engineering Innovation Institute and Leadership Institute at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, is the 2022 winner of the Prince’s Prize for Innovative Philanthropy from the Foundation Prince Albert II… Read More
A University of Florida professor emeritus in materials science and engineering who developed an innovative computer chip manufacturing process, and an alumnus in electrical and computer engineering who is a leader at IBM in the application of artificial intelligence to aging issues, are among the 2021 inductees to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
A University of Florida research team led by Eric Jing Du, Ph.D., a professor of civil and coastal engineering, is working on a robot dog that has the ability to enter an enclosed space, scan it, and provide humans with a visual of what’s inside, an application that could lessen dangerous situations for first responders.
Ming Yang, a UF computer engineering alumna, got backing from the UF Engineering Innovation Institute and won second place in its “Big Idea” competition to found Orchard Tech.
A former Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering student startup, Altavian, was recently acquired by FLIR Systems, Inc. FLIR Systems is a world-leading technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions for defense and industrial applications. Founded by Engineering Innovation Institute alumnus,… Read More
Mark Tehranipoor, Ph.D., Intel Charles E. Young Preeminence Endowed Chair Professor in Cybersecurity in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, and director of FICS, leads a team of hardware and software engineers who have developed a superior reputation for… Read More
UF alumnus Amir Rubin (B.S. ECE’03) is a serial entrepreneur. As the CEO of Paracosm, a company which he founded, he is leading the development of computer vision and simultaneous-localization-and-mapping (SLAM) technology that is making the next generation of 3D… Read More
The Engineering Innovation Institute made a 22% increase in student enrollment from last year, comprising 642 undergraduate and 192 graduate students. In addition, this past year saw 2,160 unique combined student enrollments (Innovation and Leadership Institutes) in the curricula offered,… Read More
Originally published on UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering News. 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. Aidan Augustin was an… Read More
Recently, Dr. Melissa White, one of the UF Engineering Innovation Institute’s lecturers and mentors, sat down with Dr. Matt Bellman, a Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Alumnus and co-founder of Myolyn, a fast-growing startup in Gainesville, Florida, for a quick… Read More