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  • Proposal and Program Support » Engineering Innovation Institute » University of Florida
    Contact Home Faculty Proposal and Program Support Funding Opportunities Entrepreneur in Residence Innovation Reviews Innovation Library Proposal and Program Support Proposal and Program Support As the nation and state focus more attention on academic innovation programs leading to economic impact the Engineering Innovation Institute serves the faculty by actively exploring and coordinating innovation funding opportunities in research and education programs The Institute serves the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering faculty and students in preparing research and education proposals to federal state and private sector partners and funding agencies Specifically the Institute provides proposal preparation assistance by integrating strong and diverse innovation entrepreneurship technology commercialization and leadership education programs into reseach and education program proposals Additionally the Institue provides on going support to active research and education project and center innovation entrepreneurship and technology commercialization programs The institute can provide support through design of complete innovation entrepreneurship and technology commercialization programs reviewing on going programs and engaging private sector partners such as entrepreneurs small companies and multi national corporations to support the technology commercialization element of a research program or center For further information please contact Erik Sander Contact Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 300 Weil Hall P O Box 116550

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/innovation/faculty/proposal-and-program-support/ (2016-01-26)
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  • 2013 » Engineering Innovation Institute » University of Florida
    Union Sept 19 20 2013 The theme was Transforming Engineering Education Research to Unleash the Creative Spirit The event kicked off the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering s reunion weekend World class thought leaders engaged the audience in discussions on the role of creativity design and entrepreneurship in enhancing innovation and driving the economy Alumni faculty and students gained exposure to new ways to add value to engineering education technology development and commercialization the Gator Engineering way also known as Powering the New Engineer Keynote Speaker Jim Plummer dean of the School of Engineering Stanford University Speakers in order of appearance Chris Malachowsky Co founder of NVIDIA Trey Lauderdale President of Voalté Randy Glein Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Panelists Scott Staples Co founder of Mindtree Josh Walden Corporate Vice President of Intel Bob Klein Vice President at Northrup Grumman Augi Lye Founder Trendy Entertainment Amir Rubin Co founder of Prioria Robotics And more This biennial event offers Gator Engineering alumni and educators an opportunity to meet in one place and participate in a dynamic discussion about innovation and engineering including interdisciplinary research the role of technology in instruction the role of leadership in engineering and the importance of

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/innovation/innovation-summit/summit-2013/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Contact » Engineering Innovation Institute » University of Florida
    Innovation Library Proposal and Program Support Innovation Summit 2013 Contact Home Contact Contact For further information please contact Erik Sander Director UF Engineering Innovation Institute Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 300 Weil Hall PO Box 116550 Gainesville FL 32611 6550 Phone 352 392 6000 Email esander ufl edu Contact Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 300 Weil Hall P O Box 116550 Gainesville FL 32611 6550 Phone 352 392 6000 Fax

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/innovation/contact/ (2016-01-26)
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  • UF Law and Engineering Partner in New Workshop Series » Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering » University of Florida
    Alumni Giving Interviews with Notable Alumni Giving Make a Gift Online Annual Giving Current Endowments Powering the New Engineer to Transform the Future Events Contact Us Update Your Contact Information UF Law and Engineering Partner in New Workshop Series Published November 17th 2015 Category Featured News It is the nature of innovation to raise new questions and at the intersection of entrepreneurship and legal matters complex challenges often arise A partnership between engineering and law students at UF will explore real world situations related to innovation by applying a multidisciplinary approach A series of workshops will enhance the understanding and communication between two professions that often don t overlap in an academic setting The first workshop offered earlier this fall looked at ways that future lawyers can build win win relationships with engineering clients Professor Daniel Sokol and students from the Levin College of Law will be working with the Engineering Innovation Institute s assistant director David Whitney and his students Both professors are enthusiastic about pairing entrepreneurship expertise and engineering creativity with an understanding of the law Whitney s engineering students focus on solving problems aligned with the National Academy of Engineering Grand Challenges and pertain to 21 st century technologies like the Internet of Things Sokol s students learn to apply legal tenets to real world situations involving entrepreneurship and innovation Future workshop topics will include intellectual property venture formation operating agreements and investor term sheets Tweet NSF s Epicenter Selects Two UF Engineering Students as Innovation Fellows Herbie Rides Again Recent News Announcing the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Jan 26th 2016 Tornado preparedness Lessons from the aftermath Jan 26th 2016 Florida Governor recognizes UF Engineering alumnus with Young Entrepreneurship Award Jan 22nd 2016 Defending your computer from cyber attacks Sun Tzu style Jan 21st 2016 News

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/news/uf-law-and-engineering-partner-in-new-workshop-series/ (2016-01-26)
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  • UF student engineers secure 1st and 3rd place in prestigious Texas Instruments competition » Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering » University of Florida
    C200 Leadership Summit Submit an Event Gator Engineering Newsletter Receive Gator Engineering Email Updates Media Information Gator Engineering Videos Alumni Giving Interviews with Notable Alumni Giving Make a Gift Online Annual Giving Current Endowments Powering the New Engineer to Transform the Future Events Contact Us Update Your Contact Information UF student engineers secure 1st and 3rd place in prestigious Texas Instruments competition Published July 31st 2015 Category Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering News First place winners Troy Bryan and Sean Lyons Four teams of UF students placed in the Top 10 of the 2015 Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge last weekend Two of them landed first and third place With their project Seven Deadly Synths A non contact synthesizer recent electrical engineering graduates Troy Bryan and Sean Lyons won the overall competition Inspired by the early analog synthesizers of the 1960s and 70s Bryant and Lyons created a synthesizer instrument that can be used by musicians of all skill levels The device specifically allows disabled musicians to create sounds using simple movements like the wave of a hand Troy and I have known each other since high school where we both played music together In college we both chose electrical engineering so we ve gotten to be great friends said Lyons At UF another of our friends enjoys playing guitar but he struggles with his motor skills because of early onset arthritis When it came time to decide on a senior design project this concept was right at that intersection of our interests and something we really cared about Since their senior design project used 35 TI components in its build design including a real time MCU eight power management solutions and 26 signal chain products the students were encouraged by faculty advisors to enter the TI competition Winning was a pleasant surprise Jordan Street demonstrating 3rd place project Third place went to electrical engineering graduate student Jordan Street His project Hercules Autopilot is a full flight control system designed for quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicles The system allows autonomously flying vehicles to better perform tasks with precision in hazardous environments such as search and rescue missions monitoring for extreme weather conditions and security applications The competition included more than 300 teams from accredited engineering colleges and universities across the United States Canada and Mexico Projects were judged by their use of engineering practices and are judged on criteria such as originality and creativity of the application complexity and quality of the design and effective use of TI technology Read more about the competition Tweet Get to know Kelly Jordan Get to know Shirley Kelly Recent News Announcing the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Jan 26th 2016 Tornado preparedness Lessons from the aftermath Jan 26th 2016 Florida Governor recognizes UF Engineering alumnus with Young Entrepreneurship Award Jan 22nd 2016 Defending your computer from cyber attacks Sun Tzu style Jan 21st 2016 News Archive News Archive Select Month January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/news/uf-student-engineers-secure-1st-and-3rd-place-in-prestigious-texas-instruments-competition/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Engineering Innovation Institute » University of Florida
    Innovation Institute Cocovana Won 2nd Place at National CEO Pitch Competition Sheldon Barrett a University of Florida student who created the Cocovana coconut opening tool won the 3 000 second place prize at National CEO Pitch Competition UF Law and Engineering Partner in New Workshop Series A series of classes aims to strengthen relationships between aspiring innovators and future lawyers Read more UF Student Engineers Secure 1st and 3rd Place in Prestigious Texas Instruments Competition Four teams of UF students placed in the Top 10 of the 2015 Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge Two of them landed first and third place Teaching Creativity Entrepreneurship The Institute is focused on high value outcomes and is designing programs to assure students faculty staff the university and external stakeholders are impacted in a real and deep manner Fostering a Culture of Innovation The University of Florida Engineering Innovation Institute fosters a culture of innovation among faculty students and staff of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering It serves as a nexus for education programs that explore the spectrum of creative discovery and invention and aim to prepare UF students and their technologies for the marketplace Entrepreneurship has traditionally been the purview of those coming from business oriented education and careers The advent of enabling technologies such as the Internet microelectronics nanotechnology advanced instrumentation and sensing systems plus our evolving understanding of the human being has opened new opportunities for engineers to play a starring role in the business of innovation Gator Engineering Innovation Summit Managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth and fellow Gator Randy Glein spoke about the future of technology and how engineers will take us there at the 2013 Gator Engineering Innovation Summit This biennial event offers Gator Engineering alumni and educators an opportunity to meet in one place and participate

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/innovation/?mobile=no (2016-01-26)
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  • About » Engineering Leadership Institute » University of Florida
    and the military The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is dedicated to being a leader in this field The Engineering Leadership Institute will change the view of and by engineers about their role as leaders in modern society Through the Institute the University of Florida aims to ultimately be at the forefront of a national movement transforming the way in which engineers impact society through their leadership The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is dedicated to becoming the nation s premier institution to develop tomorrow s engineering leaders There is a clear national imperative for engineers to assume positions of leadership across a broad spectrum of our society We believe that leadership skills and experiences can and must be enhanced for engineering students faculty and participants from industry and government and the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is committed to building a preeminent Institute in Engineering Leadership The University of Florida is one of the most comprehensive institutes of higher education and research in the US with graduate programs in virtually every discipline Within UF the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is also one of the largest and broadest in the nation and has a responsibility to develop our next generation of engineering leaders The Institute will create an environment within the College where engagement with national leaders successful leaders in engineering and a diverse set of participants can provide a unique experience that will enable engineers to seek roles and excel as leaders The Institute will be the central source of education and training in technological leadership for undergraduate and graduate students staff and faculty in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering The Institute will provide the experience the educational framework and the expectation within students faculty and the profession that engineers are to be leaders with a strong

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/leadership/about/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Director » Engineering Leadership Institute » University of Florida
    2012 Interview Series Home About Director Director Advisory Board Staff Director Lieutenant General Retired Franklin L Buster Hagenbeck Franklin L Buster Hagenbeck a retired United States Army Lieutenant General is the inaugural director of the Engineering Leadership Institute Prior to his retirement from the Army Hagenbeck served as the 57 th superintendent at West Point He began his education there as well studying engineering as a cadet from 1967 to 1971 In the interim he served the country in various capacities including the Army s deputy chief of staff for personnel and as commanding general of the 10th Mountain Division whose troops he led to the Afghanistan Pakistan border in the months immediately following 9 11 General Hagenbeck is a highly decorated officer who had been recognized with numerous awards and honors for his outstanding contributions including the Distinguished Service Medal the highest non combat related military award and the Bronze Star awarded for acts of heroism or merit in a combat zone His personal stories from the field have been included in several books published on the topic of leadership Contact Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 300 Weil Hall P O Box 116550 Gainesville FL 32611 6550 Phone 352

    Original URL path: https://www.eng.ufl.edu/leadership/about/director/ (2016-01-26)
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