Chris Malachowsky, an alumnus of UF’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, was selected for inventing the Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) that transformed the visual computing industry by creating a consumer-oriented 3D graphics market. Under Malachowsky’s leadership, NVIDIA has evolved the GPU into a computer brain that intersects virtual reality, high performance computing and artificial intelligence. He holds 35 U.S. patents. …
The cup is awarded each year to the university achieving the greatest success in 30 annual, team-based engineering student competitions. The inaugural champion was Virginia Tech. This year, the University of Florida came out on top as the overall champion, with The Georgia Institute of Technology coming in a close second, followed by California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo.
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has recognized the University of Florida’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering as an exemplar of diversity, equity and inclusion.
The PECASE award is described as the highest honor given by the U.S. Government to exceptional new scientists and engineers who contribute to the advancement of the STEM fields through scientific leadership, community outreach and public education. Dr. Olabarrieta was one of four University of Florida faculty members to receive the PECASE award. “I am very honored,” Dr. Olabarrieta said. …
The University Term Professorship was established in 2016 and is presented to 250 eligible faculty members annually. Selection of University Term Professorships is based on an assessment of academic accomplishment by either a faculty advisory committee and/or the department chair and approved by the dean. Each award runs for 3 years and provides a $5,000/year salary supplement to the awardee. …
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Navy, Air Force and DTRA awards support young investigators’ research.
National Science Foundation extends Kyla McMullen, Ph.D., an Early Career Award to enhance first responder effectiveness.
UF-led Consortium Selected To Pioneer New Autonomy Capabilities For U.S. Combat ResourcesRead Story
Celebrating outstanding students, faculty and staff from the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.