UF engineers and neuroscientists will test the effectiveness of a new motion-activated type of deep brain stimulation aimed at improving treatment for patients with severe essential tremor, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary shaking and usually worsens over time.
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The inaugural Annual Warren B. Nelms IoT Conference was held in Gainesville on Dec. 3-4. The conference brought together notable individuals from the worlds of academia, industry, and government to discuss innovations in IoT security, safety, intelligence, and interoperability.
Dr. Chris Wilson of UF Agronomy and ECE Florida’s Dr. Alina Zare are using hyper-spectral imagery of experimental cow pastures to better understand the ecosystem effects of adding perennial peanut to beef pastures.
In the culmination of a three-year competition cycle, Team GatorWings beat ten other teams in the DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2) to win first place, taking home a $2M prize.
Dr. Joel Harley is co-PI on a project that combines artificial intelligence and deep learning with materials and chemical science.
ECE Florida and Professor Y.K. Yoon recently hosted a group of eight graduate students from the Graduate Program for Mechanical Systems Innovation (GMSI) at the University of Tokyo in Japan. The visiting students collaborated with UF students from IMG and the MIST Center.
ECE professor Dr. John Shea is a co-PI on a new Center of Excellence (COE) for assured autonomy in contested environments, led by UF in conjunction with the Air Force Research Laboratory.
Following Team GatorWings’ initial top-ten showing at Phase 1 of the DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2) in 2017, the team came in fifth place overall in the second preliminary event in the competition.
A UF ECE team has won the first-ever Dell EMC AI Challenge, a competition created to demonstrate the application of AI technologies in technical and business problems.