Arnoldo Valle Levinson selected as member of Mexican Academy of Sciences

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Dr. Arnoldo Valle Levinson, professor in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engingeering, has been selected to become a member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences.   The admission of new members to the Academy is governed by a careful process of evaluation by the Mexican Academy of Sciences membership committee. Founded in 1959, The Mexican Academy of Sciences is a private …

Alan George and Oliver Wu named IEEE Fellows

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Dr. Alan George and Dr. Oliver Wu, both professors with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have been recently named as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Fellows. Dr. George was named Fellow for contributions to reconfigurable and high-performance computing. Dr. Wu was named Fellow for contributions to video communication and processing, and wireless networking. IEEE is the …

Franky So elected OSA Fellow

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Dr. Franky So, Rolf E. Hummel Professor of Electronic Materials in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected  a Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA). Dr. So was elected for his contributions to the development of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic photovoltaics. Since 1916, OSA has been the world’s leading champion for optics …

IntelliCell BioSciences Announces Collaborative Agreement with the University of Florida on Stem Cell and Tissue Repair Research

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NEW YORK, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —  IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. (“Company”) (OTCQB: SVFC.PK)  announced today that it has entered a sponsored research agreement with the Institute for Cell Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (ICERM)  at the University of Florida.  A portion of the collaborative work will be to explore the physiological characteristics of the adult autologous vascular cells that are also referred to as stromal …

Robots may soon be part of our lives

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UF’s first robotics fair recently showcased a robot car developed for a Defense Department-sponsored competition and robot submarines that have won international awards. There also were robots that are able to mow lawns, bring a barbecue and cooler for tailgating and ensure heavy sleepers are awoken from their slumber.