Jeremy A. Magruder Waisome, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Education, says, “My journey at UF could be summarized by community.”
A team from the University of Florida’s Thompson Earth Systems Institute (TESI), the College of Education and the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering will partner with the Calvert Marine Museum in Maryland on a three-year, $1.3 million project funded by the National Science Foundation to teach Florida middle school teachers and students how to use artificial intelligence (AI) to identify fossil shark teeth.
“Everybody is calling it the new electricity,” said Diego Alvarado, M.E., an instructional assistant professor at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. “It’s under the hood of almost everything. We need to be able to understand it.”
Nothing says comeback like the return to in-person commencement ceremonies this spring, and Dr. Hans van Oostrom was happily super busy as Chief Marshal, leading the 26 processionals that marked the graduation festivities. In 2020, in-person commencement ceremonies had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but this year those graduates were also invited back to join in the festivities.
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has created a new Department of Engineering Education (EED) to improve and enhance the learning experience for engineering students. Faculty in the department will teach general engineering courses, including a first-year design class, courses for a graduate certificate in Engineering Education, and conduct fundamental and applied research in the discipline of Engineering Education. The …