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Announcing the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Friday, February 12th, 2016

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


Over 150 international cybersecurity experts gather at UF

Friday, February 12th, 2016

The first annual conference of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research coincided with White House announcement of $19B cybersecurity plan.

#WomeninSTEM at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Engineering is the foundation of the global economy. At the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, women are transforming the future. Under the leadership of Dean Cammy Abernathy, the college has […]

Gatorloop prototype

Gatorloop team makes it to Hyperloop finals

Monday, February 8th, 2016

UF was selected to build a prototype for a high speed transportation concept proposed by SpaceX & Tesla CEO Elon Musk.


24-hour “SwampHacks” draws coders from around the country

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Over 400 attend second annual hack-a-thon event, organized entirely by students in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering.


Tornado preparedness: Lessons from the aftermath

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

UF civil engineers travel to disaster sites to study damaged structures so they can learn to rebuild stronger.

Young Entrepreneurship Award

Florida Governor recognizes UF Engineering alumnus with Young Entrepreneurship Award

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Thomas Rambo co-founded Altavian, Inc while enrolled in entrepreneurship classes offered by the Engineering Innovation Institute.

Sun Tzu

Defending your computer from cyber-attacks, Sun Tzu style

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Engineering professor Daniela Oliveira is developing an operating system inspired by ancient military strategies.

Dr. Warren Dixon Named IEEE Fellow

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Dr. Warren Dixon, a professor with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was recently awarded the status of an IEEE Fellow for contributions to the adaptive control of uncertain […]


Remembering Larry Hench (1938-2015)

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

A celebration at the Florida Museum of Natural History will honor the life of the UF Professor Emeritus and inventor of Bioglass – the world's first man-made material to bond with living tissues.

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