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Modern society has entered a Fourth Industrial Revolution in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) has catalyzed stunning levels of technological development across virtually all industries. UF’s newest multidisciplinary initiative, the UF AI University Initiative — guided and supported by principal partners like NVIDIA and its co-founder Chris Malachowsky (B.S. UF ECE ’80) — will leverage the exceptional breadth and depth of resources contained within the university’s 16 colleges and serve as a national model for AI research, technological advancement and next-generation workforce training, ranging from K-12 through working professionals.

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Research & innovation news

  • Led by the Warren B. Nelms Institute, a three-year, $1M University of Florida project is teaching veterans how to hack into computer systems in order to prepare them for cybersecurity work.
  • Audio deepfakes are becoming ubiquitous – blurring the line between fact and fiction – but UF researchers are working to develop methods to help the public navigate this new technological terrain.
  • Imagine a virtual Jacksonville, viewable through an augmented reality headset, that shows the intricate aspects of the city in 3D. This is the future of sustainable urban planning, and the University of Florida is leading a project that will leverage artificial intelligence and digital twin technologies to make it happen.
  • Ten students from the University of Florida’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering were selected to receive awards from the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) for their exemplary work and contributions to their departments. The NSF GRFP recognizes outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) […]
  • The University of Florida Research Foundation has named 34 of the university’s most productive and promising faculty members, including four Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering faculty members, as UFRF Professors for 2024.