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


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

Two UF Engineers Chosen for Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

Two current University of Florida faculty members from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and a professor emeritus from the College of Medicine are among a group of eight distinguished inventors who will be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame this year.

Feathr, UF Engineering Alumnus-Founded Startup, Soars Into 2020 With $11M Investment Boost

Digital marketing platform founded by UF engineering alumnus has closed a Series B financing totaling more than $11 million

Autonomous Shuttle Ready for Passengers

Starting Feb. 3, Gainesville residents will be able to board an autonomous shuttle for test rides between downtown Gainesville and the University of Florida campus. The pilot project is part of the I-STREET real-world testbed, a partnership between the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI), the Florida Department of Transportation, and the City of Gainesville.

Florida Teachers get Excited about STEM Education

UF leads with innovative processes to stimulate effective new teaching methods for K-12 educators.

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

Engineering plays a big role in securing our votes

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