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Dynamic Doppelganger: Developing Florida’s Digital Twin

In 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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Strengthening the University of Florida’s national security and defense research program

In AI University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Featured, News, President's InitiativeBy Harry MonkhorstStory originally published on ECE Florida News

When people hear the words “national security,” their minds might quickly go to three-initialed agencies, clandestine operations, and men in dark suits wearing earpieces. But Damon Woodard, Ph.D., director of the Florida Institute for National Security (FINS) at the University of Florida, envisions something different: jobs and research.

President’s office announces $10.2 million for fourth round of strategic funding awardees

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A space institute designed to expand exploration of the cosmos, a project to improve construction through robotic automation and AI, an initiative to propel the university to global prominence in sports performance, and an effort to improve agriculture and environmental sustainability are among four new initiatives receiving strategic funding at the University of Florida.

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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.