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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.

Pig kidneys for transplantation could help thousands of patients with kidney failure

Published: Dec 4th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kidney failure patients in the not-too-distant future may have a new option that sidesteps the current organ shortage, lengthy wait and potential rejection: Grow your own.

Two engineering professors named Fellows by AAAS

Published: Nov 26th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida engineering professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, known as AAAS.

Semiconductor Industry Association honors UF professor Mark Law

Semiconductor Industry Association honors UF professor Mark Law

Published: Nov 6th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Semiconductor Industry Association, representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today presented its 2013 University Researcher Award to University of Florida professor Mark Law in recognition of his exceptional contributions to semiconductor research.

Retired general named inaugural director of UF’s Engineering Leadership Institute

Retired general named inaugural director of UF’s Engineering Leadership Institute

Published: Oct 17th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and former superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point has been named the inaugural director of the Engineering Leadership Institute at the University of Florida.