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UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering professor emeritus and alumna recognized by Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

A University of Florida professor emeritus in materials science and engineering who developed an innovative computer chip manufacturing process, and an alumnus in electrical and computer engineering who is a leader at IBM in the application of artificial intelligence to aging issues, are among the 2021 inductees to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

UF research team develops system that could provide energy resilience to natural disasters

A team of researchers at the University of Florida has developed a system powered by solar energy that uses artificial intelligence to ultimately decrease the cost of keeping essential home appliances or devices running through a power outage. 

Distinguished Professor Rob Ferl to co-chair National Academies space research group

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have appointed University of Florida Distinguished Professor Rob Ferl to co-chair a group tasked with mapping space-related biological and physical research for the next 10 years.

UF researcher sends cells to space to understand muscle loss

Microgravity speeds up changes to muscle mass, making it possible to study what’s happening and paving the way for treatments.