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UF surgeons, particle engineers receive federal grants to research breast cancer treatments

Published: Sep 27th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida surgeon Dr. Stephen Grobmyer and his collaborators in the department of surgery and College of Engineering have been awarded three U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Concept Awards and a research foundation grant totaling nearly $600,000 to develop new ways to deliver treatment to breast cancer patients.

UF one of first to receive two NSF research, education grants in same cycle

Published: Aug 5th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is one of the first institutions to receive two Partnership for International Research and Education Grants from the National Science Foundation in a single award cycle.

Engineering researchers simplify process to make world’s tiniest wires

Engineering researchers simplify process to make world’s tiniest wires

Published: Jul 21st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Surface tension isn’t a very powerful force, but it matters for small things — water bugs, paint, and, it turns out, nanowires.

UF’s ‘SubjuGator’ begins competing today in robo-sub contest

UF’s ‘SubjuGator’ begins competing today in robo-sub contest

Published: Jul 14th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As technicians maneuver remotely operated vehicles to try to stem the Gulf gusher, the next generation — submarines that perform missions on their own with no human control — will be in the spotlight in California.

UF researchers win green energy stimulus funds

Published: Jul 13th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida engineering researcher has received $1 million in federal stimulus funds for a research project aimed at developing small refrigeration systems powered by solar […]

Lightning researchers receive $9.8 million defense agency grant

Published: Jun 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just in time for Florida’s summer lightning season, a $9.8 million grant will greatly expand research operations at the University of Florida and Florida Institute of Technology International Center for Lightning Research and Testing.

UF engineering researcher: Cell phones could double as night vision devices

Published: May 4th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Call it Nitelite: The newest app for cell phones might be night vision.

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Call them tattletale pills.

Engineers: Weak laser can ignite nanoparticles, with exciting possibilities

Published: Mar 18th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida engineering researchers have found they can ignite certain nanoparticles using a low-power laser, a development they say opens the door to a wave of new technologies in health care, computing and automotive design.

UF researcher maps how age, gender can affect risk to radiation exposure

UF researcher maps how age, gender can affect risk to radiation exposure

Published: Mar 16th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors have a clearer picture than ever before of how much radiation reaches sensitive tissues during routine X-rays and similar imaging, thanks to sophisticated models of the human body being developed at the University of Florida.