UWF student team places second at National Robotics Challenge

A University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering student team recently placed second in the Sumo Robot category of the National Robotics Challenge. The competition was held in Marion, Ohio, on April 18-20. Mechanical engineering majors Kobi Menser, Trey Owens, Emmalee McClain, Vero Vargas Salinas, Luke Bryant, Pedro de Oliveira Camargo […]

UWF students earn award from NASA at Human Exploration Rover Challenge

University of West Florida Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering students were recognized with the Ingenuity Award at the 30th NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The Ingenuity Award, judged by NASA engineers, is given to a team that shows the most creative design and problem-solving process. The competition, which concluded on April 20, is […]

UWF faculty and students develop goggles for early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

University of West Florida faculty and undergraduate students recently developed Pulsed Medical LED goggles for the early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease. The product was researched and designed through a partnership between the Department of Psychology, Department of Physics and Dr. Muhammad Harunur Rashid Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UWF. Dr. Mohamed Khabou, professor […]

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UWF, Leidos partner to launch cybersecurity infrastructure lab

The University of West Florida and Leidos, a Fortune 500® science and technology leader, have launched the Leidos Cybersecurity Infrastructure Lab in UWF’s Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering. The new lab is purpose-built to provide students with hands-on cybersecurity education in realistic digital environments. “The cybersecurity skills gap is an economic and national […]

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