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UF-led group develops new tools to track illicit nuclear materials

In Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Featured, News, Nuclear Engineering Program, Research GrantsBy Joseph KaysStory originally published on Explore

The Consortium for Nuclear Forensics, a UF-led team of 32 scientists and engineers at 16 universities, has been awarded a five-year, $26.4 million grant from the DOE’s National Nuclear Security Agency to develop new nuclear forensic technologies and to train the next generation of nuclear sleuths to use them.

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Medical AI tool from UF, NVIDIA gets human thumbs-up in first study

In Alumni Spotlight, News, Research & InnovationBy Jim W. HarperStory originally published on UF News

A new artificial intelligence computer program created by researchers at UF and NVIDIA can generate doctors’ notes so well that two physicians couldn’t tell the difference, according to an early study from both groups. UF alumnus and NVIDIA co-founder Chris Malachowsky is the namesake of UF’s new Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology. A public-private partnership between UF and NVIDIA helped to fund this $150 million structure. In 2021, UF upgraded its HiPerGator supercomputer to elite status with a multimillion-dollar infrastructure package from NVIDIA, the first at a university.

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Study reveals bias in AI tools when diagnosing women’s health issue

In AI University, Featured, In the Headlines, J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, NewsBy Karen DooleyStory originally published on UF News

Machine learning algorithms designed to diagnose a common infection that affects women showed a diagnostic bias among ethnic groups, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering researchers found.

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UF engineering researchers lead collaboration to improve student experience through AI

In AI University, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Department of Engineering Education, News, President's InitiativeBy Brady Budke

Researchers at the University of Florida’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering have received a strategic funding award for a project called Leveraging the Power of Large Language Models.

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UF opens Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology

In AI University, Engineering Education, Featured, ICYMI, In the Headlines, NewsStory originally published on UF News

Designed to set the standard for future STEM buildings across national and international campuses and transform the artificial intelligence (AI) and data science workforce, the University of Florida Friday held a celebratory ribbon cutting for the Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology.