Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of UF’s Dr. Thomas K. Frazer, director of the School of Natural Resources and Environment, as the State of Florida’s first Chief Science Officer.
Nearly half a billion more people could be at risk for contracting mosquito-borne diseases such as yellow fever, Zika, dengue and chikungunya in the next 30 years as a result of climate change, new research shows.
Swarup Bhunia department of electrical and computer engineering professor, has been named director and My T. Thai, a UF Research Foundation professor, is associate director of the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.
A University of Florida alumnus who co-founded the computer graphics company NVIDIA and a chemistry professor who invented a groundbreaking analytical instrument that is used daily in drug development are among the newest members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
Clifford Will, distinguished professor of physics at the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will receive the 2019 Albert Einstein Medal from the Albert Einstein Society in Bern, Switzerland this summer.
Recently released polling data from the University of Florida’s Bureau for Economic and Business Research, in partnership with the Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands and the Bob Graham Center, suggests that a vast majority of Florida residents are concerned about algal blooms in Florida waters regardless of political, socioeconomic or racial differences.