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Nuclear program expands, welcomes new director, renovates reactor

Published: Jul 11th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Nuclear Engineering Program has undergone substantial growth over the past few years, and is planning for more. This month, James Baciak became the new director of the program, and by the end of the year, the training reactor will be “essentially brand new” after extensive renovations.

UF recruits 36 faculty in first round of preeminence hiring

Published: Jun 6th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has recruited more than three dozen distinguished faculty members from around the world as the first round of hires in the university’s “Preeminence Plan” to rise among the nation’s top public universities.

Experts on human-centered computing are coming to UF

Published: May 8th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an effort to become a national leader in making computers more secure and more personalized to individual needs, the University of Florida has recruited a team of computer scientists with specialties in what’s known as human-centered computing.

Students’ robots to be demonstrated in New Engineering Building

Published: Apr 22nd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Demonstrations of more than a dozen robots built by University of Florida Intelligent Machines Design Lab students will be held from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 23 in the New Engineering Building Harris Rotunda.

Students to demonstate newly developed computer games

Published: Apr 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Battlesnake Deathmatch and Dungeonesque are just two of the computer games developed by University of Florida students that will be demonstrated from noon to 4 p.m. April 21.

UF sending 25 students to national science and engineering event

Published: Apr 16th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Twenty-five University of Florida undergraduate students will go to Washington, D.C., next week to participate in the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

First engineering chair appointed under UF’s preeminence initiative goes to Big Data expert

First engineering chair appointed under UF’s preeminence initiative goes to Big Data expert

Published: Feb 7th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida College of Engineering has named Panos Pardalos as the Paul and Heidi Brown Preeminent Chair in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Pardalos came to UF in 1991 and has been a distinguished professor since 2005. He is the first engineering faculty member to be awarded a chair under the preeminence initiative.

Two engineering professors receive highest honor from global industry association

Published: Jan 29th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The global industry association Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International, known as SEMI, awarded its highest honor to two University of Florida engineering professors this month.

With playoffs underway, UF researchers offer a safer football helmet

With playoffs underway, UF researchers offer a safer football helmet

Published: Jan 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bone-crushing tackles may make football fans avert their eyes in horror, but Ghatu Subhash studies collisions, impacts and crashes, both on the field and off.

Doctoral graduate invents his way to Kickstarter success

Doctoral graduate invents his way to Kickstarter success

Published: Dec 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tim Elmore will receive a doctorate in mechanical engineering on Friday, but he’s already achieved unusual success as an inventor.