The National Retail Federation (NRF) has announced its recognition of outstanding loss prevention professionals for the 2023 NRF PROTECT Awards. Among the esteemed honorees is Read Hayes, Ph.D., a University of Florida research scientist and director of the UF SaferPlaces Laboratory.
CCS researcher developing AI model to predict harmful algal blooms in southwest Florida
Enrique Orozco Lopez, Ph.D., a postdoctoral associate at the Center for Coastal Solutions (CCS), spoke with FOX 4 Southwest Florida about the AI model he has been developing to better manage the water flow from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee River, with the goal of reducing the amount of released nutrients that produce harmful algal blooms.
J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering announces new chair
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has selected Dr. Cherie Stabler as the new chair of the J. Crayton Family Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME). Stabler, Ph.D., is the Integra LifeSciences & UF Foundation Preeminence Term Professor in BME. She will succeed Dr. Christine Schmidt, who led the department since 2013.
U.S. DOE announces $40M for more efficient cooling for data centers
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $40 million in funding for 15 projects that will develop high-performance, energy efficient cooling solutions for data centers.
Gator engineers honored in 2023 Gator100
UF alumni have created and guided some of the most innovative and profitable businesses in the nation and the world. Congratulations to our talented Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering alumni who made the 2023 Gator100 list for leading one of the world’s Fastest Growing Gator Companies!
UF partners on NSF-funded National Artificial Intelligence Research Institute focused on STEM learning
The NSF has selected a team of scientists from the University of Florida and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to lead a $20 million institute to advance artificial intelligence to promote STEM education.
UF engineers create viable artificial blood vessels by stretching the science of silicone 3D printing
Thomas Angelini, Ph.D., associate professor in MAE, and Senthilkumar Duraivel, a graduate from MSE working out of Angelini’s Soft Matter Lab, have collaborated on an approach to 3D print soft silicone structures like miniscule vascular bodies by turning the conventional process on its head.
Six UF Engineering graduate programs reach higher in U.S. News & World Report rankings
Aerospace Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida made significant moves in the latest U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) rankings among public graduate engineering programs, joining four others that climbed in the list of top schools for graduate engineering study.
Renowned engineering, architecture and construction tool company Autodesk invests in two UF colleges to drive student success and innovative integration
On April 5, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) received a $300,000 gift from Autodesk Inc.
Outsmarting shoplifters: Gator Engineer harnesses tech to keep one step ahead
Engineering Research Scientist Read Hayes recently traveled to Tallahassee, FL, to represent UF on Gator Day to showcase how his SaferPlaces Lab works to keep retail communities safe from shoplifters.