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- Helal Named a 2022 ACM Fellow
March 16, 2023: Sumi Helal, Ph.D., a professor in the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Dr. Helal was recognized for his contributions to mobile and pervasive computing and their applications in graceful aging and accessibility. He was one of 57 members selected and the only member from …
- UF will spearhead DARPA mission to pioneer crucial biomanufacturing in space
March 14, 2023: With the goal of creating a resilient supply chain for a sustained presence in space, researchers at the University of Florida (UF) are bioengineering microbes for experimentation on the International Space Station (ISS) they hope will reliably produce biopolymers, nutraceuticals, and antibiotics in variable gravity conditions.
- Academy of Golden Gators Honors Former Dean Cammy Abernathy for Philanthropic Leadership
March 6, 2023: Congratulations to former Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering dean Cammy Abernathy, who is the recipient of the UF Alumni Association's Golden Gators Philanthropic Leadership Award.
- UF President Ben Sasse announces Olympic gold medalist and UF alumna as spring commencement speaker
March 3, 2023: Erin Jackson (B.S. MAE '15), a U.S. Olympic gold medalist speedskater, Florida native and University of Florida engineering alumna, will share her story: She will give the commencement address at UF’s all-university spring graduation ceremony May 5.
- Celebrating Women’s History Month: How a UF alumna turned faculty is making a difference
March 2, 2023: For Department of Engineering Education Assistant Professor Jeremy Waisome, Ph.D., mentorship helped her pull through her graduate school journey.
- Animal Ecosystem Engineers Much Stronger Driver of Salt Marsh Accretion than Expected, Study Shows
March 2, 2023: Researchers at the University of Florida (UF) and the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research have shown that ecosystem engineering by mussels in Southeastern US salt marshes is a stronger driver of coastal ecosystems' ability to keep pace with sea-level rise than expected.
- Timing is everything for UF team creating hyper-accurate synchronization for DoD readiness
February 21, 2023: Funded by a $4.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), UF researchers, including Roozbeh Tabrizian, Ph.D., principal investigator and associate professor and Alan Hastings Faculty Fellow in ECE, are leading the project to produce a microchip-sized tactical-grade clock that maintains accuracy on the magnitude of billionths of a second over time.
- New ‘Invisible Finger’ Technology Poses Potential Phone-Hacking Threats, Researchers Say
February 13, 2023: When a team of researchers from the University of Florida unveiled new technology that allows someone to hack into a nearby touchscreen-enabled device using what they call an “invisible finger,” those in the field of cybersecurity took notice.
- UF/IFAS Scientists Rethink Food Possibilities With 3D Food Printer
February 13, 2023: Adam Watson and Ziynet Boz, two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological engineering department, have been rethinking the power of 3D printers, specifically their ability to print food.
- UF to Use $23.5 Million Grant to Build AI Infrastructure to Improve Critical Care
February 10, 2023: The University of Florida has been awarded $3.6 million of a $23.5 million multicenter grant for a four-year data-generation project that is unprecedented in its scope, aimed at building an infrastructure for artificial intelligence in critical care and advancing artificial intelligence in ways that improve patients’ ability to recover from life-threatening illnesses.