The Army Research Office (ARO), an element of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory at the Department of Defense (DOD) recently announced that 150 university researchers will receive a total of $50 million in grants awarded under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP).
José Fortes, Ph.D, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, has been named winner of the 2021 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for the University of Florida, the SEC announced on Thursday.
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.
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is ranked among the Top 25 public graduate engineering schools in the U.S. and the No. 1 engineering school in the State of Florida, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking.
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.
Ruogu Fang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently interviewed by the Washington Post about her research into using retinal imaging to predict Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.
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.
UF continues to climb in online education as seen in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering graduate engineering online program climbed four spots to No. 11 nationally, and it is now ranked No. 9 among public universities.
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.
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.