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News and Updates from ECE Florida Alumni

  • Príncipe Receives NSF Grant for Unique Multi-Patient Ventilator TechniquePríncipe Receives NSF Grant for Unique Multi-Patient Ventilator Technique
    Distinguished Professor José Príncipe was recently awarded an NSF grant in support of development of a low-cost smart multi-patient ventilator system. The proposal, “RAPID: Inexpensive, rapidly manufacturable respiratory monitor to provide safe emergency ventilation during COVID19 pandemic,” provides a portable respiratory monitoring system with several key advantages: Safe, remote, monitoring… Read more »
  • Tabrizian Selected As Hastings Faculty FellowTabrizian Selected As Hastings Faculty Fellow
    During the recent virtual meeting of the ECE External Advisory Board Meeting on April 23, Professor and Chair John Harris made an exciting announcement regarding the Alan Hastings Faculty Fellow. This year, in recognition of his superior work in the area of radio frequency micro- and nano-electro-mechanical resonators and transducers,… Read more »
  • ECE Alumni Honored as 2020 Gator100 AwardeesECE Alumni Honored as 2020 Gator100 Awardees
    The Gator100 recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world each year. The awards ceremony to recognize this year’s honorees was held on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Congratulations to our talented alumni who made the list… Read more »
  • Winning SHREC Team Continues Their SuccessWinning SHREC Team Continues Their Success
    In November 2018, a team of ECE graduate students from SHREC were the winners of the first-ever Dell EMC AI Challenge, an AI competition for scientific and business applications. The award-winning project, HGC, demonstrated the application of deep learning in high energy physics. Since winning the challenge, the team members… Read more »
  • Leonard & Rachel Adams Make Good on a PromiseLeonard & Rachel Adams Make Good on a Promise
    A realized bequest from UF alumnus Dr. Leonard Adams and his wife Rachel has established The Leonard and Rachel Adams Fellowship in Memory of Ann Adams Reeder. The $500,000 fund is to be used to support research expenditures for graduate students seeking a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering within the College… Read more »
  • ECE External Advisory Board Helped Plan for the FutureECE External Advisory Board Helped Plan for the Future
    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. ECE welcomed two new members to the board: Travis Escoffery (from National Instruments)… Read more »
  • Nearly 90 Years of Engineering SupportNearly 90 Years of Engineering Support
    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 bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Over the… Read more »
  • UF Technology Produces Industry-First MicrosensorUF Technology Produces Industry-First Microsensor
    Building on two decades of research and testing, 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. The MEMS-based device—with its core technology licensed from UF—is capable of making direct, real-time wall shear stress… Read more »
  • ECE Alumnus Recipient of Spirit of Gainesville AwardECE Alumnus Recipient of Spirit of Gainesville Award
    Congrats to ECE alumnus and serial entrepreneur Augi Lye, one of seven recipients of Gainesville Magazine’s Spirit of Gainesville Awards. Augi won in the Entrepreneurship category, and it’s easy to see why: Via the Gainesville Sun: Lye, who plays the violin and cello, originally attended the University of Florida on… Read more »