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Materials Science & Engineering team developing biodegradable heart stent at UF

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Materials Science & Engineering professors Josephine Allen and Tony Webb have been awarded $3.3M to innovate solutions for improved vascular health.


Faculty experts attract world-class hardware security lab

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Industry partner invests in UF facility that will expand capabilities of Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research

Mind-controlled drone race

Mind-controlled drones race to the future

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Engineering students at the University of Florida are pushing the edge of what’s possible with Brain-Computer Interface technology. Featured in The New York Times, ABC News, Yahoo News and more.


Three UF Engineering Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Awards highlight interdisciplinary research in computer science, biomedical and coastal engineering.


Building trust: engineering stronger human-robot relationships

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

In a recent editorial, UF robotics expert Riccardo Bevilacqua explores the role of human dependence in autonomous systems.

New Collaborative Research Lab will House Engineering’s Online Learning Experts

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

The UF Online Learning Institute, which brings together researchers from the colleges of Education, Engineering, Journalism and Communications and the College of the Arts and its Digital Worlds Institute, will have the benefit of a dedicated space that will house cutting-edge technology to explore personalized e-learning techniques.

Three Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering faculty among those named UF Research Foundation professors

Monday, April 11th, 2016

David P. Arnold, ECE, Benjamin J. Fregly, MAE, and My T. Thai, CISE, were named UF Research Foundation Professors for 2016-2019.


Local startup reduces pain, has roots in engineering research

Monday, March 28th, 2016

AxoGen has commercialized nerve regeneration technologies researched and developed by Professor Christine Schmidt.

Prime III

Technology developed at UF to help special needs voters

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Juan Gilbert, Ph.D., and his team of students are revolutionizing the way people with disabilities vote with the Prime III, an accessible voting system.


Over 150 international cybersecurity experts gather at UF

Friday, February 12th, 2016

The first annual conference of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research coincided with White House announcement of $19B cybersecurity plan.

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