Research News Headlines

Newly Refurbished UF Training Reactor Comes Back Online

Apr 17th, 2015

​Upgrades will expand research capabilities while providing more hands-on learning opportunities for students.

Jon Dobson Named AIMBE Fellow

Jan 27th, 2015

Jon Dobson, a joint professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, has been inducted as a Fellow into […]

Biomedical Engineering Professor Named IAMBE Fellow

Jan 12th, 2015

Bruce Wheeler, professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been inducted as a Fellow into the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering. The prestigious […]

Two engineering professors named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Dec 19th, 2014

Two Gator Engineering professors are among 170 new Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, which recognizes the contributions of researchers from universities and non-profit organizations who are named inventors […]

Engineering dean and professor named Fellows of AAAS

Dec 8th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The dean of the UF College of Engineering and an engineering faculty member have been inducted as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. […]

Forging new landmine detection systems

Nov 24th, 2014

A team of University of Florida researchers led by Joseph Wilson in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department has received a $1 million grant to study handheld systems […]

Gator Engineer to help design disaster resilient infrastructure

Nov 6th, 2014

In 2003, fifty-five million people in the northeastern United States were affected by a widespread power outage and subsequent cellular service overload, attributed to some untrimmed foliage and a faulty […]

Engineering lab featured on CNN’s Vital Signs

Oct 24th, 2014

Aysegul Gunduz, director of UF’s Brain Mapping Laboratory, was highlighted on CNN’s monthly health program Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta. The show featured the collaborative work that is going […]

Biomedical Engineer brings $4.9M to UF for diabetes research

Oct 23rd, 2014

Gator Engineering professor Cheri Stabler, an expert in diabetes research, will play an integral role in the new UF Diabetes Institute. Stabler, a professor at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family […]

UF’s MIST Center to lead research of smart electronics for emerging “Internet of Things”

Oct 7th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Multi-functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center will  play a leading role in researching the next generation of “smart” electronics funded by a National […]