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Going for the Gold

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

The UF Engineering student startup that is transforming physical therapy for spinal cord injuries will compete in the world's first Cybathlon.

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Coastal restoration in one-tenth of the time

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Environmental engineering professor publishes breakthrough approach to create resilient coastal communities.


UF Nuclear Engineering Takes on U.S. Department of Energy Challenges

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Research includes building robots that can traverse high radiation environments and pinpointing ideal materials for constructing nuclear reactors.

UF’s New Electronics Security Lab to be Outfitted by Tektronix

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

This announcement originally appeared on PRNewsWire. BEAVERTON, Ore. – Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research (FICS Research) at the […]

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UF Engineering part of $7.5 M defense department study of spray behavior and control

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Under the direction of "Bala" Balachandar, UF's Institute for Computational Engineering will contribute to the multidisciplinary university research initiative.

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Bridges could soon be inspected by aerial drones

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

UF Engineering faculty and NSF CAREER awardee Jennifer Rice is exploring best practices with emerging technologies.

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Breast cancer detection made more precise

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

3D imaging research by biomedical engineering professor David Gilland makes tumors easier to detect and halves treatment radiation.


Hook, line and sinker: Researchers find new way to stop ransomware

Friday, July 8th, 2016

UF's cybersecurity experts created CryptoDrop to stop phising and ransomware attacks.

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UF Civil Engineering professor emeritus writes about Panama Canal

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Frank Townsend's article in The Conversation discusses ways the expansion will transform shipping around the world.

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Former UF Engineering Dean Named Vice Chancellor for Research at UC Irvine

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Pramod Khargonekar will lead research efforts at the University of California, Irvine.

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