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Announcing the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

And a $50 million gift to catalyze a $300 million transformation.

Honorary Doctorate recipient Wally Rhines

UF extends highest honor to Wally Rhines

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

An icon in the microelectronics industry, Wally received an honorary doctorate in technology last weekend. Rhines Hall, the Materials Science & Engineering building, is named after his father, founding chair of the department.

Mind-controlled drone race

Mind-controlled drones race to the future

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Engineering students at the University of Florida are pushing the edge of what’s possible with Brain-Computer Interface technology. Featured in The New York Times, ABC News, Yahoo News and more.

Spring 2016 Commencement

Spring 2016 Commencement

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

On May 1, we are celebrating the first graduating class of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. View streaming links, schedule, venue information and more.


Three UF Engineering Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Awards highlight interdisciplinary research in computer science, biomedical and coastal engineering.


Building trust: engineering stronger human-robot relationships

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

In a recent editorial, UF robotics expert Riccardo Bevilacqua explores the role of human dependence in autonomous systems.

New Collaborative Research Lab will House Engineering’s Online Learning Experts

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

The UF Online Learning Institute, which brings together researchers from the colleges of Education, Engineering, Journalism and Communications and the College of the Arts and its Digital Worlds Institute, will have the benefit of a dedicated space that will house cutting-edge technology to explore personalized e-learning techniques.

Three Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering faculty among those named UF Research Foundation professors

Monday, April 11th, 2016

David P. Arnold, ECE, Benjamin J. Fregly, MAE, and My T. Thai, CISE, were named UF Research Foundation Professors for 2016-2019.

Jenn Gustetic

White House Assistant Director for Open Innovation honored as UF Outstanding Young Alumna

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Jenn Gustetic (MAE '05) has played a key role in fostering innovation at NASA and the White House


On Your Mark, Get Set, Think!

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

On April 16th, UF will premier the world's newest spectator sport – brain-powered drone racing. (Yes, the drones are powered by brainwaves).

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