Retailers across the globe are turning to researchers with the University of Florida to try to cut back on retail theft. Cory Lowe with UF’s Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) walked FOX 35 through what the team calls its Simulation Lab.
An engineering alumna who is a pioneer in the semiconductor polishing industry is among 10 new members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
UF researchers say the age-old partnership between people and horses can teach us something about building robots designed to improve our lives.
Amanda Studnicki, a graduate student in BME, and her advisor, Daniel Ferris, Ph.D., have discovered that the brains of table tennis players react very differently to human or machine opponents.
Using artificial intelligence, scientists at UF are partnering with landowners and farmers to monitor and protect Florida natural and agricultural environments. With plans to measure the carbon dioxide captured by plants, soils and other natural resources, the researchers in UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering are creating a network to help better understand fluctuations in the state’s ecosystems, and ultimately, to develop AI tools to preserve Florida lands for long-term use and enjoyment.
When a team of researchers from the University of Florida unveiled new technology that allows someone to hack into a nearby touchscreen-enabled device using what they call an “invisible finger,” those in the field of cybersecurity took notice.
Adam Watson and Ziynet Boz, two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological engineering department, have been rethinking the power of 3D printers, specifically their ability to print food.
A device developed at the University of Florida for the U.S. military provides protection from mosquitos for an extended period and requires no heat, electricity or skin contact.
A new Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering graduate is on a mission to break barriers to space travel for people with disabilities.
Mark Tehranipoor and Rajiv Singh, University of Florida professors of engineering, have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors.