Water-propelled rockets, robots introduce girls to engineering at UNF
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at the University of North Florida is an annual event on a mission to introduce female students in grades three through five to a variety of engineering disciplines via hands-on activities. At 14 percent, women continue to a small influence in the field.
Biomedical Research Program
Dr. Juan Aceros and Dr. Mary Lundy have received a
prestigious NIH award for Biomedical Research. The program includes a
summer research experience and the application period for this opportunity is
The program is open to any undergraduate student at UNF however,
there is limited space and we will be following a strict (blind) review
2019 Women Leaders in STEM Conference
The 5th Annual Women Leaders in STEM Conference hosted by the College of Computing Engineering and Construction and the Center for the Advancement of Women in Engineering. Emily Calandrelli – Aerospace Engineer, Author, and Emmy Nominated Host and Executive Producer – will give a keynote speech at 9 am, followed by a panel discussion of prominent engineering leaders, networking opportunities, and breakout sessions, including a special session for middle and high school students.
Meredith Smith Receives Scholarship at the ASHE Luncheon
Meredith Smith, a Construction Management Senior, was awarded a $500 Scholarship at the ASHE luncheon on Thursday, September 26th.
John and Suzanne Campion Family Foundation continue to give
Thank you to the John and Suzanne Campio Family Foundation for continued, generous support of our UNF Racing Team engineering students.
Engineering Students Receive ACE Scholarships
Two engineering students received scholarships at the ACE Mentor Program Presentation for their mentoring time with Creekside and Lee High School ACE Programs.
SOC Students Win First Prize at 2018 OneSpark
School of Computing students developed the SoSympo software as part of Dr. Reddivari’s class and presented at the 2018 OneSpark in April winning first place in the Tech zone.
SOC 2018 Summer Camps
The School of computing is pleased to offer Camp programs in Summer 2018 for middle and high school students. The programs include Cybersecurity, Java & Minecraft, and Python Programming.
UNF School of Computing hosts 'Pokémon Go' tournament - Thousands showed up!
The University of North Florida's School of Computing hosted a "Pokémon G"o tournament Friday evening on campus
UNF technology students some of the best bang for their buck
June 2, 2016
The University of North Florida is in the top 50 for return on investment on computing education degrees — and it's ranked No. 2 in the state.
2016 Greater Jacksonville Seaperch Competition
The School of Engineering and the Outreach & Recruitment Office are partnering with the Naval Sea Systems Command, Southeast Regional Maintenance Center (SERMC), Mayport, FL in supporting the Greater Jacksonville Regional SeaPerch Qualifying Competition which will be held on April 2, 2016 from 9:00am – 1:00pm at the Cecil Field Aquatic Center, Jacksonville, Florida.
Disabled boy gets speedster wheels from UNF Adaptive Toy Project
University of North Florida physical therapy and engineering students and faculty provide a 5 year old disabled boy with a battery-charged toy car specially modified for him.
UNF Partners with Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain to Establish 3-D Printing Polymer Lab
The University of North Florida and MD&D Global Services, LLC, part of Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain, have partnered to establish the 3-D Printing and Netshape Technologies Center Polymer Laboratory at UNF. The new lab, in the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction, is dedicated to the study, analysis, research and development of 3-D printing technologies. The grand opening was held on November 20, 2015.
Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) induction ceremony
The Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) induction ceremony was held on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the UNF Student Union and the following students from the School of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Student Chapter were inducted.
UNF Partner in Leading Effort Applying Big Data Solutions to Regional Challenges
The University of North Florida is one of 116 stakeholders from academia, industry and the nonprofit sectors that were selected through a competitive process to participate in the proposal, initiation and strategic planning for the South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub (South BD Hub.)
SOE Professor elected to the NMSU Electrical and Computer Engineering Academy
Dr. Brian Kopp, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has been elected to the New Mexico State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Academy. This is a very prestigious honor, which shows the quality of the accomplishments of one of our recent hires in the School of Engineering.
UNF School of Computing faculty member interview about Computer Outage
The School of Computing's Dr. Swapnoneel Roy was interviewed by First Coast News on the computer outage concerns brought about by the recent technical troubles encountered by NYSE, United Airlines and Wall Street Journal.
UNF's SHPE Jr. Chapter wins awards at RLDC Region Meeting
The chapter won two awards at the SHPE Region 4 Leadership Development Conference held February 26 - March 1, 2015.
Joint Chets Creek Church and University of North Florida School of Computing Mission to Haiti
UNF computer science students and one faculty member in a joint effort with Chets Creek Church visit Haiti to replace an existing computer lab with new modern laptop computers.
Mars Rover Club takes 6th place at National Competition
UNF’s Mars Rover club came in 6th place in the
NASA Robotic Mining Competition beating out Florida schools UF and FIT as well
as MIT and Cornell.
Dr. Adel Elsafty receives a $1,500 award from ICRI
On Thursday April 23, Dr. Adel Elsafty received an $1,500 reward from ICRI for support and sponsorship of UNF students' doing research and activities on concrete and repair. Over 35 CE consultants and contractors were in attendance at the meeting.
FES Awards 2015 Professor of the Year
Dr. Alan Harris presented with FES 2015 Professor of the Year award.
Guest Lecture on Utilizing Transfer Learning in SAR Imagery Target Classification
Mr. Richard Al-Bayaty, EE Ph.D. Candidate a former UNF Electrical Engineering student who
is now in UF’s phd program and a SMART scholar, will be giving a guest lecture on
Utilizing Transfer Learning in SAR Imagery Target
Classification.The lecture will be on Wednesday April 15 at 4:30 in Room 50/3124.
Free Movie Screening of Underwater Dreams
UNF Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers host Free movie screening of Underwater Dreams the story of sons
of undocumented Mexican immigrants who learn how to build underwater robots.
UNF Construction Management students win awards at the 2015 NAHB competition
UNF Construction Management student David Hacker Wins 2014 NAHB Outstanding Industry Advisory Board Member Award and University of North Florida Wins 2nd Place 2014 NAHB Outstanding Student Chapter Award in the national NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition held at the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas in January.
UNF student team heads to NASA to test experiment in zero gravity
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.
Student engineering team reaches for the stars
Mechanical engineering students Chelsea Partridge, a junior, and Jimmy Beeler, a senior, are among a team of engineering students that were selected by NASA to fly aboard the agency's G Force One aircraft to conduct experiments. The duo discussed their upcoming NASA experience on "UNF On The Record" radio show.
UNF Engineering's Dr. Paul Eason is awarded Professor of the Year
UNF Engineering's Dr. Paul Eason received the 2014 Professor of the Year award by the North East Florida Engineers Week Committee.
UNF Engineering students use 3D modeling to rapid prototype steering gearbox for Osprey Racing
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.
Dr. Adel El Safty to give presentation at ACI January meeting
January 23, 2014
UNF School of Engineering professor, Dr. Adel El Safty, will present "Testing & Evaluation of New Basalt FRP Bars" at the January Meeting of the American Concrete Institute (ACI). The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, 23 January 2014, at the Haskell Development Center.
Engineering students recreate Mathews Bridge collision
A couple of engineering students, under the guidance of Dr. Adel El
Safty, associate professor of civil engineering, reconstructed the
recent Mathews Bridge collision for WTEV 47 Action News.
Dr. Swapnoneel Roy shares expertise on WTEV47
UNF School of Computing assistant professor, Dr. Swapnoneel Roy, shared advice on WTEV47 ActionNews on how to avoid becoming a victim of scam calls.
Dr. Adel El Safty Discusses the Mathews Bridge on ActionNewsJax
Dr. Adel El Safty was interviewed on WTEV47 ActionNewsJax about the recent collision of a ship with Jacksonville's Mathews Bridge.
UNF EE alumnus, Noel San Antonio, makes a difference
Noel San Antonio, a UNF Electrical Engineering alumnus, is well on the way to accomplishing his dream of building a school to serve the impoverished children of the Filipino farming town of Bulacan.
Ghana Project Follow-up
The objective of the Ghana Project is to provide low cost / high impact sustainable engineering solutions to improve the quality of life of the children of the Tamale Children's Home in Ghana. In May of 2011, a UNF team traveled to Ghana ...
UNF Construction Management students make a difference
UNF Construction Management students team up with Builders Care and Universal Design Solutions to make a difference.