The University Term Professorship was established in 2016 and is presented to 250 eligible faculty members annually. Selection of the professorships is based on an assessment of academic accomplishment by either a faculty advisory committee and/or the department chair and approved by the dean of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.
UF-led team will also explore ways to use AI to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases earlier.
Ruogu Fang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently interviewed by the Washington Post about her research into using retinal imaging to predict Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.
Edward Phelps, Ph.D., assistant professor & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a $1.8M R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further his studies of the role of gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) in the islet cells of the pancreas.
Ruogu Fang, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering and director of the Smart Medical Informatics Learning and Evaluation Lab, was quoted in a Forbes article about an AI-assisted method for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease with, essentially, an eye exam.
Three students graduating this spring from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering spoke at the college’s 2020 online graduation celebration, held on May 3. Jayla Bradley and Sylvester Kwo represented the students receiving their Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering, while Yao Xiao represented those students receiving their Ph.D. degrees. Jayla Bradley (B.S., ISE ’20) Jayla Bradley was born in …
Two current University of Florida faculty members from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering are among a group of eight distinguished inventors who will be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame this year.
The UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has once again ranked among the top 25 public university graduate engineering programs in the U.S., according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) Best Graduate Schools rankings.
UF biomedical engineer Edward Phelps, Ph.D., discovers alternate mode of GABA release from pancreatic beta cells.
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering receives more funding from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases’ than any other biomedical engineering department nationally.