GAINESVILLE — With hurricane season in full swing, University of Florida researchers are in the midst of building training centers around the state to showcase the latest materials and techniques in hurricane-resistant housing and encourage their use in construction.
GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida aerospace engineering team is a step closer to reaching the ambitious goals of a military research program aimed at developing tiny, affordable airplanes for use in battlefield surveillance and other military situations.
GAINESVILLE — Like Superman squeezing a lump of coal in his mighty fist, scientists and engineers from the University of Florida and Russia are speeding up Mother Nature’s handiwork through creating gem-quality diamonds with man-made heat and pressure.
GAINESVILLE — As a member of a University of Florida design team at work on a project for a major phosphate mining company, Kungun Mathur spends at least 10 hours each week on calculations, technical drawings and meetings with company officials.
GAINESVILLE — People who suffer from asthma won’t have to breathe into inhalers repeatedly throughout the day — or worry about harmful side effects of asthma drugs — if a University of Florida-developed coating proves as successful in humans as it has in rats.
GAINESVILLE — University of Florida engineers are pioneering an inexpensive method for making a new breed of exceptionally thin and cheap solar cells expected to make solar power a more widespread source of electricity in the new millennium.