The University of North Florida’s College of Arts & Sciences and College of Education & Human Services recently received a VOYA Foundation grant for their Quantum Physics Secondary Professional Development project, a collaboration with Duval County Public Schools (DCPS).
For its ranking of top Florida colleges and universities, the site assessed 150 public and private Sunshine State institutions, evaluating them on the basis of flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost and reputation. That process produced an “Intelligent Score” from zero to 100.
Florida Tech earned a 98.06, good for No. 4 among the 49 schools that made the cut.
UF will likely be the nation’s first comprehensive research institution to integrate AI across the curriculum and make it a ubiquitous part of its academic enterprise.
U.S. News & World Report has once again named Florida the top state in the country for higher education. Florida’s higher education system has held the top ranking for the last five years.
“The Center for Connected Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence is a revolutionary effort that combines our expertise in artificial intelligence, supercomputing, sensing solutions, big data analytics and autonomous technologies,” said Stella Batalama, Ph.D., dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science.
Building on South Florida’s momentum around technology and entrepreneurship, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has made a $10 million gift to FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences to develop technical talent at scale to meet the demands of industry and Miamians seeking to advance their tech skills.
Professor Peter Delfyett will become the first current UCF faculty member to earn the honor, which recognizes the optics and photonics expert’s prestigious career.
The award comes at a time when cyber threats are becoming more prevalent, from stolen customer information to the hacking of government data and more recently, breaching the security of a Florida water plant.
Hosted by the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific and the Naval Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Coordination Office, 32 teams from public and private institutions across the country participated in the competition.
Among the top 50 online bachelor’s degree programs, FLR Affiliate Embry Riddle Aeronautical University ranked No. 1. FLR Member The University of Florida ranked No. 3, FLR Member the University of Central Florida ranked No. 14, FLR Affiliate Daytona State College ranked No. 47 and FLR Member the University of North Florida ranked No. 48.
The computer will give faculty and students from across the State unparalleled computing power in artificial intelligence (AI) to apply across many areas to improve lives, bolster industry, and create economic growth across the state.
In the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the State Legislature established the $30 million program, formerly named the Industry Recruitment, Retention & Expansion Fund Grant Program. Approximately $10 million in funding remains for the program, which focuses on research and development, commercialization of research, economic diversification and job creation.
Two new patents awarded to Florida Tech computer engineering and sciences professor Syed Murshid may help further boost the data-carrying capacity of optical fibers
A new study from the University of South Florida (USF) is the first to provide direct evidence that light pollution is driving infectious disease patterns in nature.
The Spring 2021 symposium, open to everyone in the UF community, along with state and national constituents, will feature presentations from UF’s Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund awardees who are pursuing multidisciplinary applications of AI across the university. An overview of AI training and support services provided by UFIT’s Research Computing staff will also be presented.
The University of North Florida has been awarded a $200,000 federal grant from the NASA Human Research Program to support Dr. Candice Tahimic, assistant professor of physiology, in a two-year innovative research project to monitor cardiovascular health in spaceflight.
Using the organic polymer lignin — a compound in the cell walls of plants that makes them rigid — the FSU team was able to create battery electrolytes. Their research was published as the cover article in the journal Macromolecular Rapid Communications.
A research partnership formed just last year by Memorial Healthcare System and Florida Atlantic University is already being recognized for quality care, results, and advances in research, and that’s great news for patients fighting cancer in South Florida. The alliance between Memorial’s Cancer Institute and FAU (MCIFAU) has been recognized by the state’s Department of Health as a “Florida Cancer Center of Excellence.”
Ben Kirtman, a professor of atmospheric sciences, is the primary architect of the multi-model Subseasonal Experiment, or SubX, which forecast a breakdown of the polar vortex that led to frigid temperatures in Texas and other states.
Combining an anti-inflammatory drug with an antiviral drug reduces recovery time and accelerates improvement for COVID-19 patients, a national study co-authored by UF Health researchers has found.
Nirmalkumar Patel, a University of North Florida physics associate lecturer, received a U.S. Patent for his sensor invention that detects toxic vapors and odors in hazardous gases, industrial toxic gases and other chemical agents.
Dr. James Churilla, UNF professor and Exercise Science and Chronic Disease Graduate Program director, recently completed a study examining sedentary time (e.g., sitting) and heart failure.
Farming on Mars will be a lot harder than ‘The Martian’ made it seem. Growing plants in Red Planet soil will require adding nutrients and removing toxic chemicals.
Piyush Jain, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, has been improving existing methods for testing COVID-19 samples from nasal swab.