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Dynamic Doppelganger: developing Florida’s digital twin

In In the Headlines, News, Research & InnovationBy Giovanni SantanaStory originally published on UF News

Imagine a virtual Jacksonville, viewable through an augmented reality headset, that shows the intricate aspects of the city in 3D. This is the future of sustainable urban planning, and the University of Florida is leading a project that will leverage artificial intelligence and digital twin technologies to make it happen.

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UF engineering students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

In Engineering Education, Honors & Awards, News, Research & Innovation

Ten students from the University of Florida’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering were selected to receive awards from the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) for their exemplary work and contributions to their departments. The NSF GRFP recognizes outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Recipients are identified as …

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2024 AI Educator of the Year awardees

In Honors & Awards, News

Three Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Faculty were chosen to receive the 2024 AI Awards in recognition of their expertise in adopting, implementing, creatively using, and championing AI. Diego Alvarado, Ph.D., an Instructional Assistant Professor in EED, and Sanethia Thomas Ph.D., an Assistant Instructional Professor in CISE, both took home the AI Educator of the Year awards, in recognition of …

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NASA selects UF aerospace engineering-led mission to better track the Earth’s water and ice

In Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Featured, News, Research & InnovationBy Emily HindsStory originally published on UF News

NASA has selected a team of University of Florida aerospace engineers to pursue a groundbreaking $12 million mission aimed at improving the way we track changes in Earth’s structures, such as tectonic plates and oceans.

Gator engineers honored in 2024 Gator100

In Alumni Spotlight, Honors & Awards, News

For the 10th year, the UF Alumni Association salutes the trailblazing Gator business leaders who have not only founded but also steered some of the most groundbreaking enterprises to success nationally and globally. Join us in applauding the remarkable success of our esteemed alumni from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering for their well-deserved spot on the illustrious roster of …