A team of UF researchers from the Florida Applied Research in Engineering (FLARE) program — the applied and classified research arm of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering — was presented the AFRL Corporate Award by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Munitions Directorate.
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering graduate engineering online program continues to be a Top 10 program among public universities. It is ranked #12 nationally as determined by U.S. News & World Report. It also ranks No. 8 nationally for providing online curriculum to U.S. veterans looking to re-enter the workplace. The UF online graduate engineering program is provided via UF EDGE (Electronic Delivery of Gator Engineering).
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected José C. Príncipe, Ph.D., as one of seven faculty and staff from the University of Florida, to the newest class of AAAS Fellows.
David O. Prevatt, Ph.D., wrote a guest essay for The Washington Post and was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered program, the Black Network News Channel, and The Weather Channel.
Christopher Ferraro, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering, was featured in Explore magazine for his research on making the world’s favorite building material stronger, more durable and more sustainable.
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Led by Dr. Z. Hugh Fan, Ph.D., professor at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Dr. John Lednicky, Research Professor at the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Department of Environmental and Global Health, an interdisciplinary team at the University of Florida has developed a game-changing diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2 that is fast, reliable, low-cost and capable of differentiating between COVID-19 and influenza.
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UF-led team will also explore ways to use AI to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases earlier.
The University of Florida’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering celebrated the opening of its Laboratory for Engineering Excellence on Thursday, October 7, 2021.