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UF Center for Coastal Solutions awarded multi-institution grant to study Harmful Algal Blooms

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University of Florida Center for Coastal Solutions (CCS) Associate Director David Kaplan, Ph.D., and a team of CCS-affiliated scientists and engineers from UF, the University of South Florida, North Carolina State University and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation have received $2.3 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study how water and nutrients flowing from Lake Okeechobee and the …

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Collaborative UF Research Team Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine ROV Performance for Emerging Workforce

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.4 million to the University of Florida for a collaborative project to optimize operation of undersea robots (ROVs) for offshore industries and workers.   The Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier (FW-HTF) research project will reconceptualize the subsea industry by advancing knowledge of underwater Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) in under-explored workplaces, creating a novel interface …

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Predicting Damage from Hurricanes Before They Make Landfall

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Maitane Olabarrieta, Ph.D., associate professor, and Arthriya Subgranon, Ph.D., assistant professor, in the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering within the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment at the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, are the principal investigators of a multi-organizational project sponsored by the Office of Naval Research.

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How a Robot Developed at UF Could Help First Responders See Through Walls During Rescues

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A University of Florida research team led by Eric Jing Du, Ph.D., a professor of civil and coastal engineering, is working on a robot dog that has the ability to enter an enclosed space, scan it, and provide humans with a visual of what’s inside, an application that could lessen dangerous situations for first responders.

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UF Collaborates with Conservation Foundation on Coastal Solutions

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The University of Florida’s newly established Center for Coastal Solutions (CCS) and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) have entered into a strategic collaboration to address coastal water quality hazards in order to strengthen the resiliency and sustainability of this unique coastal area in Florida.

Thomas Lutza Awarded UF Outstanding Four-Year Scholar

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Curtis Taylor, Ph.D, Thomas Lutza (BSCE ’19) and President Fuchs, Ph.D. at the Outstanding Leaders & Scholars ceremony Thomas Lutza (BSCE ’19) was named a University of Florida (UF) Outstanding Four-Year Scholar at the Outstanding Leaders & Scholars ceremony on December 13. Lutza just received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. Every commencement, …