Critical input: UF’s Dr. Barbara Evans advances AI conversation

In AI University, NewsBy Samantha Jones

In the great AI debate, the stakes are high. Proponents envision a new frontier of smart automation while skeptics express concern that AI will result in the end of humanity. In a space mired with anticipation and speculation, UF’s Barbara Evans, Ph.D., Professor of Law and Stephen C. O’Connell Chair, UF Levin College of Law and Professor of Engineering and …

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Inaugural Florida Engineering Dean’s Summit takes place in Tallahassee on August 3-4, 2023

In Events, Featured, News, Research & Innovation

The leadership from nearly all of Florida’s engineering schools will converge on Tallahassee this week to discuss issues of common interest. Dubbed the Florida Engineering Dean’s Summit (FEDS), the event is envisioned as an annual event where academic leaders can explore solutions for shared problems and develop joint initiatives.

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DOE awards UF and Synhelion $2.7M to scale up solar hydrogen energy production

In Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, News, Research GrantsStory originally published on synhelion.com

A joint project between the University of Florida and Synhelion, a global pioneer in the field of carbon-neutral solar fuels, has been awarded $2.7M from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). The project aims to accelerate the large-scale development and deployment of concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) technology to produce green hydrogen for industrial decarbonization and electric power generation and storage.

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Richard Vigeant named director of Research & Engineering Education Facility

In Engineering Education, News, Research & Innovation

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating Richard Vigeant for agreeing to serve as the next Director of the Research & Engineering Education Facility (REEF), which is a College-led educational site that has served Eglin Air Force Base for more than 50 years. Richard joined the College in 2017 as the founding Director of Florida Applied Research in Engineering (FLARE) …