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Autonomous Shuttle Ready for Passengers

In News, Research & Innovation

Starting Feb. 3, Gainesville residents will be able to board an autonomous shuttle for test rides between downtown Gainesville and the University of Florida campus. The pilot project is part of the I-STREET real-world testbed, a partnership between the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI), the Florida Department of Transportation, and the City of Gainesville.

UF Online Ranked No. 4 Among Nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

In Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering Education, Honors & Awards, News

The University of Florida sets a new standard as a modern research university with national recognition for both traditional classroom programs and online pathways. UF Online, UF’s online undergraduate experience, has now risen to No. 4 in the country for best online bachelor’s programs according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings. With foresight and investment from the State …

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NVIDIA Founder Chris Malachowsky Inducted Into Florida Inventors Hall Of Fame

In Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Honors & Awards, News

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. …