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Tech Tuesday: BioFlorida

In this week's Tech Tuesday for WCJB TV20, UF Innovate's Bethany Gaffey interviews Mark Glickman, president and CEO of BioFlorida, a statewide organization dedicated to connecting the life sciences across Florida.

University of Florida Transportation Institute Revolutionizes Transportation Technology Through Grand Opening of Its $2M I-STREET™ Living Lab

The University of Florida Transportation Institute hosted a grand open unveiling its I-STREET™ Living Lab. I-STREET stands for Implementing Solutions from Transportation Research and Evaluation of Emerging Technologies. As a living lab on the UF campus, it connects surrounding roadway networks on the UF campus, the COG, and across the state using various cutting-edge technologies.

UF Engineering Professor Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has elected University of Florida computer science professor and National Medal of Technology and Innovation (NMTI) laureate Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D. as a 2024 Academy member. The Academy, founded in 1780 by John Adams and John Hancock, elects leaders from all disciplines who work together to solve the problems that our nation faces and believes in cultivating a membership of innovators across all fields of arts and sciences. 

Where Will Artificial Intelligence Take the Produce Industry?

Yiannis Ampatzidis, a University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, calls AI the fourth agri-revolution. Ampatzidis, who studies precision agriculture and mechanization for crop production, has seen firsthand the importance — and potential — of AI.