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NVIDIA Founder Chris Malachowsky Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall Of Fame

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Honors & Awards, News

Chris Malachowsky, an alumnus of UF’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, was selected for inventing the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) that transformed the visual computing industry by creating a consumer-oriented 3D graphics market. Under Malachowsky’s leadership, NVIDIA has evolved the GPU into a computer brain that intersects virtual reality, high performance computing and artificial intelligence. He holds 35 U.S. patents. …

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Hardware Security Research and Education Centers of Excellence open at University of Florida and Ohio State

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, ICYMI, News, Research & Innovation, Security

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida and The Ohio State University College of Engineering are collaborating as a close-knit team in two Centers of Excellence sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), and Nimbis Inc., a developer of collaborative cloud communities. Their dual goals are to advance the area of hardware-enabled cybersecurity through innovation and development of new Analog and Mixed Signal (AMS) domain security and to provide a comprehensive workforce training and education program in areas related to microelectronics design and security.

He came to Florida as an international student; he stayed as an entrepreneur who is making a positive impact on the Florida economy.

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Kaustubh Kale is a remarkable example of an international student who came from India to study for a Master’s Degree at UF on a full scholarship, then stayed on in Florida to start up his own company that is now well on a path to boost the state’s economy with new investment capital and new high-tech jobs. After finishing double …

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31 Faculty Awarded University Term Professorships

In Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, Honors & Awards, ICYMI, J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, News, Research & Innovation

The University Term Professorship was established in 2016 and is presented to 250 eligible faculty members annually. Selection of University Term 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. Each award runs for 3 years and provides a $5,000/year salary supplement to the awardee. …

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UF Professor Teams With Google To Present Phishing Insights At Black Hat

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This article is written by Rob Pegoraro and originally published on Fast Company. You should feel cranky about all the phishing emails you get. Because getting your brain in a grumpy gear will elevate the odds of your not getting fooled by the next phony invitation to log into your account. At a briefing Wednesday evening at the Black Hat …

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Engineering Professor Mark Law honored as Distinguished Teaching Scholar

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Honors & Awards, News

Each year the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars (ADTS) honors University of Florida’s exceptional teaching and scholarship accomplishments by inducting into its membership faculty who have demonstrated sustained innovation and commitment in both areas. Professor Mark Law, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has been honored as a 2019-2020 inductee. Professor Law …

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UF Engineer Joel Harley, Ph.D. Leads Research To Improve Efficiency of Solar Power Grids

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Joel Harley, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at UF, is working with scientists at the University of Utah and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop and commercialize a new sensor that would quickly detect a problem and its location on a large solar grid.