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Trusting Tech: Artificial Intelligence Can Combat Deepfakes, Cybercrimes and Snooping

In AI University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, News

Damon Woodard, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), is using AI methods to develop algorithms that can detect deepfakes, while Sanjeev Koppal, Ph.D., an assistant professor in ECE, is building cameras that are intelligent about capturing data in order to preserve people’s privacy.

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Rakov Awarded $1M NSF Grant for Lightning Studies

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Featured, News, Research & Innovation, Research Grants

Vladimir Rakov, Ph.D., professor in ECE and co-director of the International Center for Lightning Research & Testing (ICLRT) has been awarded a $1M grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project, “Lightning Studies Based on Measurements Spanning the Ranges from Radio Frequency to Optical (including Infrared and Ultraviolet) to Gamma-Rays.”

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In Memoriam – Warren B. Nelms, 1937-2021

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, In Memoriam, News

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Warren B. Nelms, an outstanding alumnus from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Nelms passed away on May 16, 2021. Warren is forever honored and remembered by the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World, thanks to a generous gift made by his son and daughter-in-law, David and Daryl Nelms and the Nelms family in 2017.

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UF Engineering Professor Emeritus and Alumna Recognized by Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Honors & Awards, News

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.

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FICS Researchers Patent “Universal Testing Technique” to Detect Counterfeit Chips

In Carousel, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, In the Headlines, News, Research & Innovation, Security

This story was originally published on the ECE news website. An article recently published in the Academic Times profiled exciting new technology patented by researchers at the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) Research which promises a new way to detect recycled (previously used) and counterfeit electronic parts, especially chips. The technology created by ECE Associate Professor Domenic Forte and ECE Associate Professor …

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Celebrating Black History — Charles M. Lovings (BSEE ‘68)

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Interview by Curtis Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs In celebration of Black History Month, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is honored to recognize Charles M. Lovings, who broke barriers as the first African American to graduate with an engineering degree from the University of Florida (UF). He graduated in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering …