UWF cybersecurity expert shares research on connected vehicle security; warns of vulnerabilities in modern vehicles

Dr. Guillermo Francia, III, director of research and innovation for UWF’s Center for Cybersecurity, was selected to share his research on connected vehicle security at the prestigious Transatlantic (US-Ireland-Northern Ireland) Workshop on Collaborative Internet of Things/Cyber Physical Systems Cybersecurity Research. The workshop was held on Oct. 20-21, 2022 in Dublin, Ireland. His research is bringing […]

UWF announces a $1 million gift to name Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Drs. Muhammad and Fatema Rashid continue a legacy of giving to the University of West Florida through a $1 million gift to name the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering. The UWF Board of Trustees approved the department name change to the Dr. Muhammad Harunur Rashid […]

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Donors establish scholarship endowment for first generation and female students in STEM

Muhammad and Fatema Rashid established the Dr. Faeza Rashid Kazmier STEM Scholarship Endowment, which will benefit first generation in college and female students in UWF’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering.  “STEM education cultivates problem-solving and critical thinking skills for creativity and innovation needed for the 21st century workforce,” said Muhammad and Fatema Rashid. […]

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UWF team places among top in global cybersecurity competition

A University of West Florida student team ranked among the best in the world in the annual Global Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition, hosted virtually for the first time by Rochester Institute of Technology. UWF placed among the top 15 teams in the CPTC, advancing to the finals as a wild card entrant from the Southeast […]

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