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 nursing students participate in mass casualty drill

University of West Florida Usha Kundu, MD College of Health nursing and health sciences students and faculty learned first-hand how to manage a disaster during a mass casualty drill on Oct. 21. UWF teamed up with the Santa Rosa Medical Center, Santa Rosa Emergency Management and LifeGuard to simulate a response to a mass shooting. […]

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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UWF professor and graduate student develop framework on rapid 3D modeling using swarm of drones

A University of West Florida professor and an intelligent systems and robotics doctoral student have developed a framework for 3D modeling using a team of small drones. Their research aims to assist response teams in emergency situations, such as wildfires, disaster relief efforts, and search and rescue missions. Last year, Dr. Hakki Erhan Sevil, assistant […]

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