We regret to announce that ECE Professor Emeritus Don Childers passed away Sept. 29. He started at UF in 1965, served as interim chair of the department in 1977, and retired in 1996.
Gator Engineers working at Texas Instruments gathered virtually on July 22 to celebrate their shared history with ECE Florida.
Distinguished Professor José Príncipe was recently awarded an NSF grant in support of development of a low-cost smart multi-patient ventilator system. Working with Príncipe on the technology is ECE alumnus (MS ’88 PhD ’98) Dr. Neil Euliano, president and founder of Convergent Engineering.
Dr. Roozbeh Tabrizian was recently announced as the Alan Hastings Faculty Fellow for 2020-2023.
Three ECE alumni were recently honored as part of the 2020 class of the Gator100, recognizing and celebrating the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world each year.
Since winning the first-ever Dell EMC AI challenge, the 4 team members have moved on to great success.
A realized bequest from UF alumnus Dr. Leonard Adams and his wife Rachel has established a $500,000 fund, the Leonard and Rachel Adams Fellowship in Memory of Ann Adams Reeder.
Thursday, April 26 found ECE Florida hosting its External Advisory Board. This group of industry leaders, ECE alumni and ECE faculty comes together annually to provide real-world advice and feedback regarding ECE Florida’s program, direction, and future.
The Ralph Sias Scholarship Fund was created to assist meritorious juniors or seniors in Electrical and Computer Engineering who are Fla. high school graduates. The fund is named in honor of Ralph Sias, who graduated from the University of Florida in 1928 with a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. Over the course of his career, he earned 18 patents, including some vital to the war effort during World War II.
UF spin out company IC² has announced the availability of its DirectShear™ Sensors, used in conjunction with aviation test equipment to measure wall shear stress.