Using a $7.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), University of Florida engineers are leading a new effort to understand how groups like the poor, children and the elderly, and the disabled are marginalized by current technologies like smartphones and video conferencing and how current and future technologies can be designed to be more inclusive.
Using a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation researchers at the University of Florida will study surveillanceware and develop new AI-based defenses for it.
One socially-minded researcher at UF decided to do something to keep poll workers and voters safer while casting their ballots. Dr. Juan Gilbert, The Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor and chair of the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), saw the potential danger of standing in line to vote during the election and was inspired to create the inLine Ticketing system.
A team of researchers at the University of Florida will explore ways to increase trustworthiness and interpretability of artificial machine learning in healthcare under a new $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Swarup Bhunia, director and the Semmoto Endowed Professor at University of Florida's Electric and Computer Engineering Department, and Dr. My T. Thai, associate director and UF's Research Foundation professor at the Computer and Information Science Engineering Department, share the different Covid-19 innovations coming out of the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World.
At the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World, located in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering on the University of Florida campus, My T. Thai, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering and associate director of the Institute, is developing software technologies that can explain how bias can creep into artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.
Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., the Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor, was recently named a recipient of the 2021 SIGCHI Social Impact Award. Dr. Gilbert, the chair of the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, was 1 of 3 people chosen to receive the award this year.
Sanjay Ranka, Ph.D., a professor in the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, has received the 2020 IEEE Technical Committee on Cloud Computing Impact Award. The award recognizes senior researchers or educators for their significant or distinguished contribution in the field of cloud computing.
Patrick Traynor, a professor in Computer and Information Science and Engineering at the University of Florida created the Skim Reaper along with two graduate students. Traynor said the device has been successful after they let NYPD test their tool.