Christina Boucher, Ph.D., associate professor in the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will give Dr. Boucher and her team the opportunity to develop a set of algorithms and an electronic interface that will allow public health investigators to test and analyze biological samples for antibiotic resistance in rural areas.
University of Florida is partnering on a $26 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop new technologies and systems that will help farmers produce more food with less water and energy.
Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) Research has announced a collaboration with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on a program called Automated Implementation of Secure Silicon (AISS). The grant has the broad goal of making scalable on-chip security pervasive throughout industry and military applications.
UF engineers and neuroscientists will test the effectiveness of a new motion-activated type of deep brain stimulation (DBS) aimed at improving treatment for patients with severe essential tremor, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary shaking and usually worsens over time.
Timothy Townsend, Ph.D. and his team from the Sustainable Materials Management Research Lab at UF, are spearheading research to study PFAS at landfills and our waste stream as a whole.
Benjamin Keselowsky, Ph.D., an associate professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, will collaborate with UF Health to pursue a multiple sclerosis vaccine.
Josephine Allen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was recently awarded a 2013 Pilot Project grant from UF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute. The UF CTSI’s most recent round of one-year intramural pilot grants provides approximately $250,000 in support of 14 projects led by investigators from six colleges. CTSI Pilot Project Awards support the growth of interdisciplinary and …