Research

A Look Back at Top Stories from 2019

Young faculty win top honors

UF engineering faculty received prestigious awards this year.

Engineering for better healthcare

From biomedical engineering to mechanical engineering, UF faculty completed ground-breaking research in the healthcare field this year.

Safer, Smarter, Better – Innovations that transform the future

The use of AI is leading to innovations for safer roadways and intersections; coastal and environmental engineers are developing ways to create resilient coastal communities.

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Research Initiatives

At the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, we are shaping the future of the things that matter to you: personalized and affordable health care, resilient communities, security, the connected world, educating tomorrow's leaders, and building a vibrant economy. These are the initiatives that will get us there. Read More

Subject Matter Experts

Researchers at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering can help bring sound science, nuanced perspective and valuable context to your stories. Search a UF database by name or area of expertise. Read More

Facilities

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering’s Research Service Centers support and enhance the research, education, and public service missions of the University of Florida by providing access to characterization and process instrumentation. Expert staff provides the assistance and guidance necessary so that industry, faculty, and students get the most effective…... Read More

Centers & Institutes

With strategic initiatives spanning Health, Energy, Sustainability, Security, and Enabling Technologies, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has established these Institutes as university partners and resources to create opportunities for crossing boundaries and solving society’s most important problems. Read More

Florida Engineering Experiment Station

FLEXStation is building programs that will provide economic impact and workforce development to Florida companies, communities, and citizens, as well as development services to Florida industry to facilitate product and project development and technology commercialization. Read More

Faculty Research Resources

This is the website of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering's Office of Research and Facilities, which supports the college’s faculty, staff, and students in research efforts. Read More

Research & Innovation News

UF Engineer Testifies Before U.S. House Committee about Election Security

Engineering plays a big role in securing our votes

A Look Back at Top Stories from 2019

As we wrap up the end of the year, here’s a look at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering's accomplishments.

Hibbitts Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

David Hibbitts, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award winner.

UF Engineer Examines CRISPR Technology in CANCER Therapy

For the first time in the United States, a gene editing tool has been used to treat advanced cancer in three patients and showed promising early results in a pilot phase 1 clinical trial.

Engineering Research Deepens Understanding of Glucose-Insulin Interaction

UF biomedical engineer Edward Phelps, Ph.D., discovers alternate mode of GABA release from pancreatic beta cells.

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