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UF smart sensor sends alert if mending patient is too daring on their feet

In In the Headlines, News, Research & InnovationBy Bill LevesqueStory originally published on UF Health News

University of Florida Health foot and ankle surgeon R. James Toussaint, M.D. and UF engineering professor Swarup Bhunia, Ph.D., have invented a new wearable Bluetooth device they hope will revolutionize patient safety in orthopaedics, allowing doctors and patients to receive real-time alerts from an unobtrusive electronic sensor pasted on a limb or worn in a shoe.

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Dynamic Doppelganger: Developing Florida’s Digital Twin

In ICYMI, In the Headlines, News, President's Initiative, 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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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.

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University of Florida Transportation Institute revolutionizes transportation technology through grand opening of its $2M I-STREET™ Living Lab

In Featured, News, Research & InnovationBy Ines Aviles-Spadoni

The University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI), housed in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, announced the grand opening of its I-STREET™ Living Lab, which will connect surrounding roadway networks on the UF campus, the COG, and across the state using cutting-edge technologies.