Engineering In the News


UNF Engineering students leaving mark on Mars

UNF Engineering students hope to leave thier mark on Mars by building a mining robot for an upcoming NASA competition at Kennedy space center.

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Clay County Sheriff's Robot

2015 Innovation Day

The UNF School of Engineering host its 2015 Innovation day on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the UNF Student Union West. 



FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Regional Qualifying Event

The FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifying Event (for ages 9 through 14) will be held at the UNF Arena on Sunday, 1 February 2015, from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  For more information, please contact Ms. Kathie Carswell (School of Engineering, or Mark McCombs (

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FES Scholarship opportunities for engineering students.

Engineering students are invited to apply for scholarships from the Florida Engineering Society.  For more information visit the FES Scholarship website.

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UNF engineering students are playing with toys

UNF engineering students are adapting battery powered toy cars for use by children with disabilities. To donate to this project fill out the Pledge Form or go to UNF Giving site (Designation: Other, Acct. #0882-5300-00).

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Clay County Sheriff's Robot

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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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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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."




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 ...


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.


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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