Engineering In the News

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Clay County Sheriff's Office Robot Rehab at UNF

The Clay County Sheriff's Office took delivery of their newly refurbished robot after it underwent a two month rehab by students from the University of North Florida's Electrical Engineering program Thursday morning, July 10, 2014.

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APR Energy becomes the new sponsor of the Osprey SAE Student Race Team

OspreyRacing_2012_team_400x250John Campion, CEO of APR Energy, has generously pledged to provide financial support and employees will assist as coaches and mentors to the students.

The College is thankful for APR Energy’s willingness to engage these students in engineering concepts that challenge their academic knowledge and actually puts theory into reality.

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2014 Senior Design Symposium

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The UNF School of Engineering hosts its 2014 Senior Design Symposium on Wednesday, 09 April 2014, in the UNF Student Union (Bldg. 058W, 3rd-floor). 

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UNF student team heads to NASA to test experiment in zero gravity

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

First Coast News highlighted the team of UNF students selected by NASA to fly their experiment in the G Force One aircraft.   The team is exploring how fluid, like blood, moves at very low flow-rates.

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UNF School of Engineering students tour JEA plants with Florida Public Service Commission Chair

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

UNF School of Engineering students tour JEA plants with Florida Public Service Commission Chair, Art Graham, as part of DiscoverE Engineers Week.

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UNF Engineering students use 3D modeling to rapid prototype steering gearbox for Osprey Racing

Saturday, February 08, 2014

UNF School of Engineering students, members of the Formula SAE Osprey Racing Chapter, designed and constructed a prototype for a 90-degree, steering gearbox using 3D CAD/CAM software and a 3D printer.

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FIRST LEGO League - Northeast Florida Regional Tournament

Sunday, February 02, 2014

FIRST LEGO League will hold the Northeast Florida Regional Tournament at the UNF Student Union (3rd-floor) on Sunday, 02 February 2014.  The all-day event is sponsored by the UNF School of Engineering and is open to the viewing public. Opening Ceremony takes place at 8:45 a.m. 

 

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Dr. Adel El Safty is the invited speaker at ACI

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Dr. Adel El Safty is the invited speaker at the January 2014 meeting of the American Concrete Institute.  Dr. El Safty will be presenting "Testing & Evaluation of New Basalt FRP Bars."

 

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Captured in video: Intro to Engineering students demonstrate engineering principles

Students in Dr. Juan Aceros' Introduction to Engineering course explore engineering principles in this fantastic video ...

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2013 School of Engineering Senior Symposium

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The UNF School of Engineering Senior Symposium will be held from 8 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, 17 April 2013, at the UNF University Center.

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3rd Annual EYH Event

Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Third Annual Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) event will be held at the UNF University Center on Saturday, 23 February 2013, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

This event encourages young women to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers.  Girls in 6th through 8th grade are invited to participate.

Registration is required.

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11th Annual Engineer Career Day

Friday, February 22, 2013

Engineer Career Day will be held on Friday, 22 February 2013, from 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., at the Jacksonville District Office of the Army Corps of Engineers.

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FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Regional Qualifying Event

Saturday, January 12, 2013

The FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifying Event (for ages 9 through 14) will be held at the UNF Unversity Center on Saturday, 12 January 2013, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.  For more information, please contact Ms. Kathie Carswell (School of Engineering, kathie.carswell@unf.edu) or Mark McCombs (markdmccombs@gmail.com).

 

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Concrete Sustainability Field Day 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012

UNF School of Engineering, in conjunction with Florida Concrete & Products Association, Inc. and the American Concrete Institute, hosts Concrete Sustainability Field Day on 19 October 2012, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.  The event will be held at the UNF University Center.  Admission is $40 or free to students with UNF ID.

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Concrete Sustainability Field Day 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012

UNF School of Engineering, in conjunction with Florida Concrete & Products Association, Inc. and the American Concrete Institute, hosts Concrete Sustainability Field Day on 19 October 2012.

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Engineering Seminar: "The Anatomy of Disasters"

Thursday, October 11, 2012

The UNF School of Engineering presents "The Anatomy of Disasters" with Dr. Ed Link (University of Maryland) at 10 a.m., Thursday, 11 October 2012, in Building 058, Room 3805.

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The Bridge of Northeast Florida TEAM UP Summer Camp Visit

 The UNF School of Engineering, African American Faculty & Staff (AAFSA), and the African American Student Union (AASU) hosts The Bridge of Northeast Florida TEAM UP Summer Camp Visit with activities planned for 28 June, 05 July, 12 July, 19 July, and 26 July.  For more information, please contact Ms. Kathie Carswell, School of Engineering, (904) 620-1392 or Ms. Sheila Spivey, AAFSA, (904) 620-1566.

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Final Project Presentation of Melissa Fagan

Thursday, April 19, 2012

CCEC School of Engineering extends an invitation to attend Melissa Fagan’s Final Project Presentation on Thursday, 19 April 2012, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., in Building 50 / Room 3300. 

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2012 School of Engineering Senior Symposium

Monday, April 16, 2012

The School of Engineering Senior Symposium will be held on 16 April 2012, 8 a.m. until noon, at the UNF University Center.  The Symposium will feature presentations by Engineering students of their Senior Design projects. 

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Thesis Defense by Brandon Poiencot

CCEC School of Engineering extends an invitation to attend Brandon Keith Poiencot’s Thesis Defense on 11 April 2012 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Building 50 / Room 3412.  The title of Mr. Poiencot's thesis is: “The Preliminary Feasibility of Transporting and Geologically Sequestering Carbon Emissions in the Florida Pan-Handle.”

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2012 Engineers Week Awards Banquet

Join us for dinner and dancing at the 2012 Northeast Florida Engineers Week Awards Banquet on Saturday, 03 March 2012.

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2012 Spring FE Exam Review Schedule

The UNF FE Exam Review Schedule is available.

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PCI Presentation / Lecture Series: Precast Enclosure System

Friday, January 13, 2012

Mr. Brian Griffis (SE Regional Sales & Marketing Manager) and Mr. Rob Pavel, M.S., P.E. (VP, Engineering) of the Gate PRECAST Company, present "Precast Enclosure Systems."  This presentation will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, 13 January 2012, in Building 39A (College of Health), Room 1028.  For more information, please contact Dr. Adel El Safty (adel.el-safty[at]unf.edu, 904-620-1398).

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PCI - Foundation Engineering Design Studio Lecture Series presents Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti, P.E.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Mohti, P.E., of the Civil Engineering Department of Ohio Northern University will speak on "Seismic Performance of Prestressed Box-Girder Highway Bridges."  The lecture will be given in Building 039 (J. Brooks Brown Hall), Room 1003, on Tuesday, 08 November 2011, from 4 to 5:15 p.m.

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Student Clubs: Join the First UNF Cardboard Regatta

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Join us for UNF's first Cardboard Regatta on Saturday, 22 October 2011, at 7 a.m.

For more information or to register your group for the race, send an e-mail to bill.carlson@unf.edu.  Deadline to register to compete is Friday, 30 September 2011. 

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UNF's First Cardboard Regatta

Saturday, October 22, 2011

 Join us for UNF's first Cardboard Regatta, "Race for the OZZIE CUP," at the UNF Aquatics Center, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, 22 October 2011. 

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Admissions Open House and Showcase Gallery

Saturday, October 08, 2011

The Admissions Open House and Showcase Gallery will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, 08 October 2011, in Building 58W, Room 3703 (the Student Union Ballroom).  This event is free.

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PCI - Foundation Engineering Design Studio Lecture: "Design and Production of Precast / Prestressed Concrete Sandwich Wall Panels"

Thursday, October 06, 2011

The PCI - Foundation Engineering Design Studio hosts Dr. George Morcous, P.E., of Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who will present "Design and Production of Precast / Prestressed Concerete Sandwich Wall Panels" from 4:15 until 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, 06 October 2011, in Building 50, Room 2006.

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Seminar: "Engineering as a Tool for Innovation" by Brian Welsh

Thursday, September 08, 2011

A Taylor Engineering Research Institute Seminar:  "Engineering as a Tool for Innovation," presented by Brian Welsh, P.E. of Oceaneering International, Inc.  This seminar will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, 08 September 2011, in Building 50, Room 2400.

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Crisis in Egypt

Monday, February 14, 2011

Dr. Adel El Safty, a UNF civil engineering professor, was born, raised and educated in Egypt and discusses the unfolding Egypt crisis with WJXT Ch. 4.

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Wristwatch created by UNF students can catch your heart all aflutter

Friday, December 03, 2010

Three UNF electrical engineering students have spent this semester toiling over a prototype wristwatch capable of monitoring every beat of a patient's heart and alerting paramedics in case of emergency.

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2010-12-03/story/unf-students-wristwatch-could-catch-your-heart-all-aflutter

UNF engineering school director wins award

Monday, November 22, 2010

Murat Tiryakioglu, the new director of the UNF's School of Engineering in the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction, is already taking home top national honors.

http://jacksonville.com/community/jacksonville-community-news/2010-11-22/story/unf-engineering-school-director-wins-award

UNF receives $375,000 in grants through New Florida Initiative

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

UNF will receive about $375,000 from the Florida Board of Governors to bolster its engineering program. The money was awarded through the State University System’s New Florida Initiative.

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2010-11-15/story/unf-receives-375000-grants-through-new-florida-initiative

UNF Science and Engineering branches out to expand horizons of young girls

Friday, February 26, 2010

The School of Engineering and Biology, Chemistry and Computing departments at UNF partnered to sponsor “Expanding Your Horizons”, a conference that encourages middle school girls to explore STEM fields through fun, hands-on experiments.

http://www.unfspinnaker.com/news/2011/02/23/unf-science-and-engineering-branches-out-to-expand-horizons-of-young-girls/