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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.

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Exposing the Shortcuts: Improving Fairness of Artificial Intelligence in the Connected World

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My T. Thai, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering and associate director of the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World, is developing software technologies that can explain how bias can creep into artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.

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Warren Dixon Assumes Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Chair

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Warren E. Dixon, Ph.D., Newton C. Ebaugh Professor in the UF Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) and director of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Center of Excellence in Assured Autonomy in Contested Environments, has been named the new chair of MAE in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

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Visionary Leader in Artificial Intelligence Endows Professorship in Fully Homomorphic Encryption

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Dr. Walden “Wally” Rhines, son of the founding chair of the UF Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) Dr. Frederick N. Rhines, is providing an endowment for a professorship in fully homomorphic encryption (FHE), a field in which Cornami, Inc., the AI company of which he is President and CEO, holds a leading edge position.

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Biomedical Engineer Studies Islet Cells to Uncover the Processes of Diabetes

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Edward Phelps, Ph.D., assistant professor & J. Crayton Pruitt Family Term Fellow at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a $1.8M R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further his studies of the role of gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) in the islet cells of the pancreas.