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Helal Named a 2022 ACM Fellow

In Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Honors & Awards, NewsBy Allison Logan

Sumi Helal, Ph.D., a professor in the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Dr. Helal was recognized for his contributions to mobile and pervasive computing and their applications in graceful aging and accessibility. He was one of 57 members selected and the only member from …

UF will spearhead DARPA mission to pioneer crucial biomanufacturing in space

In Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, News, Research Grants

With the goal of creating a resilient supply chain for a sustained presence in space, researchers at the University of Florida (UF) are bioengineering microbes for experimentation on the International Space Station (ISS) they hope will reliably produce biopolymers, nutraceuticals, and antibiotics in variable gravity conditions.

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Animal Ecosystem Engineers Much Stronger Driver of Salt Marsh Accretion than Expected, Study Shows

In Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, Featured, News, Research & InnovationBy Sharon Ryan

Researchers at the University of Florida (UF) and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research have shown that ecosystem engineering by mussels in Southeastern US salt marshes is a stronger driver of coastal ecosystems’ ability to keep pace with sea-level rise than expected.

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Timing is everything for UF team creating hyper-accurate synchronization for DoD readiness

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Featured, News, Research GrantsBy Shawn Jenkins

Funded by a $4.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), UF researchers, including Roozbeh Tabrizian, Ph.D., principal investigator and associate professor and Alan Hastings Faculty Fellow in ECE, are leading the project to produce a microchip-sized tactical-grade clock that maintains accuracy on the magnitude of billionths of a second over time.

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New ‘Invisible Finger’ Technology Poses Potential Phone-Hacking Threats, Researchers Say

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, In the Headlines, News, Research & InnovationBy Karen DooleyStory originally published on UF News

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.

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UF to Use $23.5 Million Grant to Build AI Infrastructure to Improve Critical Care

In AI University, NewsBy Cody HawleyStory originally published on UF Health News

The University of Florida has been awarded $3.6 million of a $23.5 million multicenter grant for a four-year data-generation project that is unprecedented in its scope, aimed at building an infrastructure for artificial intelligence in critical care and advancing artificial intelligence in ways that improve patients’ ability to recover from life-threatening illnesses.