Month: October 2012

Voalte Plans $6M Business Expansion

SARASOTA, FL:  Rob Campbell, CEO of Voalte, announced that the company will expand again, due to new investors from the healthcare industry, as reported by The Tampa Bay Business Journal.  The company, which supplies technology with mobile medical software to clients,… Read More

UF Receives $2M to Increase STEM Teaching

A teacher gives a demonstration on electronics to two students

GAINESVILLE, FL:  Governor Rick Scott has requested more degree programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in an effort to lure large companies seeking these graduates into Florida, according to the State Impact Report by NPR.  To that end,… Read More

Feathr Wins Gainesville Area Innovation Network Shootout

GAINESVILLE, FL: Feathr, a local start-up housed in the Florida Innovation Hub in downtown Gainesville, took first place in the Gainesville Area Innovation Network (GAIN) “Shootout” on Monday, October 15 at the Harn Museum.  The company is developing an “app”… Read More

Smith to Lead new Florida Institute for National Security

Dr. J. Cole Smith profile picture superimposed over a picture of a battleship deck

GAINESVILLE, FL:  One result of the College of Engineering’s strategic planning process from 2010 was the identification of “national security” as an area of interest and strength at the University.  To capitalize, the College has formed FINS, the Florida Institute… Read More

ISE Named Among Top Ph.D. Programs in University Study

Aerial photo of weil hall

Gainesville, FL: A recent report from the “University of Florida Doctoral Education Improvement Plan Committee” to the Provost and President of the University rated the Industrial and Systems Engineering doctoral program in the top ten of all such programs at… Read More

The Wonderful World of Wallace

Erin Wallace poses for a photograph in Disney World

ORLANDO, FL:  ISE Alumnus, and member of our Hall of Fame, was recently featured in Florida, the Magazine of the Gator Nation.  Read on for the story…. Erin Wallace stands on Route 66 in front of Flo’s V8 Café at… Read More

College of Engineering Leadership & Reunion Weekend

GAINESVILLE, FL: The University of Florida College of Engineering is hosting a reunion weekend on Saturday, October 20 before the South Carolina football game.  Additionally, an academic program is scheduled for Friday, October 19, featuring Frans Johansson as the keynote… Read More