The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), including delegates from UF SHPE, recently visited the White House for a briefing on “Building the Next Generation of Hispanic Leaders in STEM.”
Mindfulness matters: student-led panel emphasizes importance of mental health in academia
The student-run event, hosted by the Internet of Things (IoT) Students Club, focused on prioritizing mental health in academia.
The 4Ps of engineering education: Public, Private, Prototyping, and Pipeline
For the last 28 years, the Integrated Product & Process Design (IPPD) program at the University of Florida has provided engineering students the opportunity to gain real-world, industry experience, and acts as a talent pipeline for industry sponsors.
Online Engineering Master’s Program at UF Top 10 Again Among Publics
For the second year in a row, UF’s online engineering master’s program solidified its position among the 10 best public institutions offering a virtual engineering graduate curriculum, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report in their most recent choice for “Best Online Programs.”
The Fellowship of the Ring … and a Ringleader
Chris A. Malachowsky (UF BSEE ’80) co-founder and NVIDIA Fellow of visual computer graphics vanguard NVIDIA, has made a philanthropic commitment to position UF as a national leader in AI education and research.
UF’s Tau Beta Pi Recognized as Best Chapter
The University of Florida chapter of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, “Florida Alpha,” was recognized as the R.C. Matthews Outstanding Chapter, an award which goes to the chapter determined to be the best out of over 250. Florida Alpha won the award because of its Gatortrax outreach program which educates young children about engineering.
Hey Chatbot, Tell Me How Kids Can Learn About AI
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and College of Education have teamed up to host Camp DIALOGS, a project promoting equity in education — aimed at making AI and computer science more accessible to students in lower-income areas.
AI Micro-Credential Helps Working Professionals Boost Career Options
Working professionals can gain a competitive edge by adding an artificial intelligence (AI) micro-credential through the University of Florida’s Office of Professional and Workplace Development. To earn the micro-credential, participants complete a 15-hour foundation course that focuses on ethics in AI and a second, 15-hour fundamentals course – with a focus on either engineering or STEM.
Gator Motorsports Designs Race Car, Places Third at Annual Formula SAE Michigan Event
Gator Motorsports, the University of Florida’s Formula SAE team, raced to the podium for the first time in seven years at the annual Formula SAE Michigan, held May 18-21 in Brooklyn, Michigan. Gator Motorsports competed against more than 90 teams and placed third overall in the international competition where students design, manufacture, assemble, test and race a small Formula 1-style race car.
UF Engineering Undergrads Advocate for Alzheimer’s Research in National Competition
University of Florida Engineering undergraduates Marion Hagstrom and Parker Kotlarz were selected to present their research on AI in early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease at the Annual “Posters on the Hill” competition, hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). The two-day Posters on the Hill event is an advocacy outreach to promote federal legislative support of groundbreaking undergraduate research.