Gainesville, FL – On a sunny and fresh fall afternoon, UF Innovate | Tech Licensing hosted its annual event to recognize top innovations stemming out of the University of Florida. More than 150 innovators and entrepreneurs attended the in-person event, and around 40 joined the livestream to celebrate their achievements in fiscal year 2021. The event started inside UF Innovate …
The journey from a dream to a new reality
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.
“Everybody is calling it the new electricity,” said Diego Alvarado, M.E., an instructional assistant professor at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. “It’s under the hood of almost everything. We need to be able to understand it.”
A multidisciplinary research team that includes Alina Zare, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Daisy Zhe Wang, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, is developing ways to understand the changes taking place in forests and protect the ecosystem benefits trees offer.
Damon Woodard, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), is using AI methods to develop algorithms that can detect deepfakes, while Sanjeev Koppal, Ph.D., an assistant professor in ECE, is building cameras that are intelligent about capturing data in order to preserve people’s privacy.
Juan Claudio Nino, Ph.D., a professor of Materials Science and Engineering, is collaborating with psychiatry and neuroscience assistant professor Marcelo Febo on a means of using AI to detect the early onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
A multi-departmental team of researchers from the University of Florida have been awarded a $1.1M grant from the NIH on AI-powered medical research on Parkinson’s disease.
The University of Florida unveiled a historical marker honoring the integration pioneers who led the charge to desegregate the institution.