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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.

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 […]


Mining-water Purification Now Possible in Hours, Not Decades

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

UF researcher Mark Orazem has developed a new process to remove mineral particles from water used in mining operations in a fraction of the time.


UF researchers develop way to treat urine, save drinking water

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Low-cost system removes pharmaceuticals and harvests nutrients for fertilizer.

Photo by Lyon Duong, UF/IFAS

Rebuilding Oyster Reefs Proves Key for Resilient Coastal Communities

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Environmental engineering professor David Kaplan helps confirm what Cedar Key's oyster industry has long suspected.

3-D printing soft matter

3-D printing soft matter: UF discovery leads to new engineering discipline

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Objects printed in the lab so far are orders of magnitude softer than any man-made object.

New federal research funding makes Florida universities national hub for hurricane mitigation research

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Original story published 9/24 on UF News The National Science Foundation today announced grants to Florida International University and University of Florida totaling nearly $8 million that will position the […]

Engineering a stadium solution

Engineering a stadium solution

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Engineering and athletics team up for a better fan experience.

Record UF research funding FY 2015

UF receives record research funding in fiscal year 2015

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

The funding includes almost $80 million for research at College of Engineering.

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