What it means to be an AI University
University of Florida Provost Joe Glover recently sat down with NVIDIA’s AI Podcast host Noah Kravitz to discuss the university’s efforts to build the first AI university in the country. Central to that effort is UF’s push to apply AI teaching across the full breadth of the curriculum at UF.
This supercomputer is a game-changer for researchers
The University of Florida is home to one of the world’s fastest supercomputers. It’s called HiPerGator and in this episode of From Florida, Erik Deumens explains how its speed and capacity is making a difference in what researchers are able to do.
Artificial intelligence is reshaping agricultural practices to address extreme weather and an increasing demand for food
Researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are at the leading edge of using artificial intelligence to improve agricultural practices and production. Scott Angle explains the innovations happening at UF that will help Florida and other southeastern states take an increasing role in the nation’s food production.
The US is falling behind in artificial intelligence. Here is what one university is doing about it
To thrive economically and be globally competitive, the U.S. needs to add many more workers who understand and have expertise in artificial intelligence. In this episode, David Reed, inaugural director of the Artificial Intelligence Academic Initiative Center explains how the University of Florida is taking a comprehensive approach to meet that need.
Micro-credential, big payoff
Micro-credentials have emerged as an ideal way to become proficient in a specific knowledge area. In this episode, Regina Rodriguez, then provost fellow for professional education, explains UF's approach to micro-credentials, particularly in the realm of AI.
NIH's new program expands the use of AI in research
The National Institutes of Health announced this fall a new program to expand the use of artificial intelligence in biomedical and behavioral research. In this episode, Azra Bihorac and Barbara Evans discuss the program and the University of Florida's involvement.
Research aims to create fairness in AI-assisted hiring systems
Professor Mo Wang of the Warrington College of Business is in the early stages of a research project looking at how to design trustworthy, transparent and fair AI-assisted hiring systems – work funded by a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation and Amazon.
Media & Learning | May 2023
Developing Career-Ready Graduates: The Importance of AI Literacy Across the Curriculum
Are you curious about how AI can be incorporated into undergraduate education across a diverse university with many different colleges?
AI2 Center | March 2023
AI2 Talking Points
Need help telling UF's AI story? Here are some talking points indicating how UF is defining what it means to be an AI university.
AI2 Center | March 2023
Building the Nation's First AI University
This booklet details UF's journey in building the Nation's First AI University.
AI2 Center | March 2023
UF's AI Professional Development for Florida's K-12 Teachers
Florida is among the first states to adopt a K-12 artificial intelligence education program designed to prepare its youth for the growing global demand for an AI-enabled workforce. Educators are the key to preparing students to thrive in a world where artificial intelligence is an integral part of their lives and careers.
AI2 Center | February 2023
Become an AI Scholar
UF undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing AI-related research with a UF faculty member are invited to apply for the AI Scholars Program through the Center for Undergraduate Research. Scholars are selected to participate through a competitive process, which occurs in the spring.
Science Direct | Volume 4, 2023
Developing a Model for AI Across the Curriculum
This position paper describes one possible path to address potential gaps in AI education and integrate AI across the curriculum at a traditional research university.
AI2 Center | December 2022
UF's AI Partnerships with other Educational Institutions
The University of Florida is committed to leveraging its artificial intelligence knowledge and resources by partnering with other institutions, thereby reaching far more people and having a far greater impact than it could alone. Our AI partnerships include other institutions of higher learning, primary and secondary schools, and private sector organizations.
AI2 Center | November 2022
AI Across the Curriculum
The university became committed to building the nation’s first AI university by infusing AI instruction in all disciplines, hiring more than 100 expert AI faculty across our 16 colleges, and offering more than 200 courses in AI and data science to thousands of students.
AI2 Center | November 2022
UF's Undergraduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence
UF students can add value to their degree with a certificate in AI Fundamentals and Applications.
UF Foundation | March 2021
Data Based Human Inspired Artificial Intelligence at UF
UF is breaking new ground by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and data science to amplify our ability to impact the people and communities we serve.
SEC Generative AI Forum Webinar
The Southeastern Conference hosted a virtual panel featuring faculty experts to discuss various generative artificial intelligence topics.
AI Year in Review 2022
From partnering with IBM and NVIDIA to developing a K-12 AI education program, we're using AI at UF to build the AI university of the future - addressing society's most pressing challenges and moving the world forward.
Stopping uncontrolled wildfires with AI at UF
It currently takes 24 hours to find fire ignition spots. Fire Neural Network, the winning team from the AI Days Pitch Competition, detects these wildfires within seconds using satellite data and AI signal processing.
Sea level rise predictions may be improved with artificial intelligence
University of Florida Geology assistant professor, Mickie MacKie, is looking into improving sea level rise predictions with the help of machine learning. Using AI, researchers are looking at conditions beneath ice sheets and glaciers, especially where there are gaps in measurement of the ice bed elevation. The ability to access these measurements can provide a glimpse into projected sea level rise and allow to respond to these changes faster.
Gator Tank Pitch Competition 2022
Using #AIatUF, students are creating solutions to real-world problems.
AI Undergraduate Certificate
Undergraduates in any major can earn the Certificate in AI Fundamentals and Applications. The certificate is intended for undergraduates of all majors (both technical and non-technical) to understand fundamentals of artificial intelligence, its applications to real-world problems in various disciplines, and ethical and professional responsibilities of these technologies.
Opening an artificial intelligence server node
Take a look at the groundbreaking technology inside the most powerful university-owned AI supercomputer in the nation with UF Research Computing scientist, Matt Gitzendanner.
Creating equity in education with an AI summer camp for teens
The @gatorengineering and College of Education have teamed up to host Camp DIALOGS, a project promoting equity in education — aimed at making AI and computer science more accessible to students in lower-income areas. This NSF-funded project took form in a summer camp for teens where middle school students were able to create conversational apps using a digital interface developed by Florida researchers. In addition to transforming the way middle school students view STEM and computing careers, these camp learning approaches will be made available to teachers throughout Florida.
Florida AI invention accurately predicts surgical complications
Predicting postoperative complications with accuracy is now possible thanks to an Al-powered system created by University of Florida researchers. The system's algorithm offers improvements from methods currently used to predict surgical complications, which are currently not automated nor sophisticated.
UF professor shares how AI affects your music discovery
Did you find some of your 2021 Spotify Wrapped results...surprising? University of Florida musicologist, Imani Mosley, explains why this might be. Learn more: news.ufl.edu/2021/11/end-of-year-playlists-ai
University of Florida AI Year in Review
What a year for AI at UF — from our transformational partnership with NVIDIA to building one of higher ed's most powerful AI supercomputers to developing life-changing Al models at UF Health — and this is just the beginning.
Florida Creates Pathways to Artificial Intelligence
A new era of academic pursuit has emerged at the University of Florida. Students and faculty at Florida are now able to apply AI across every discipline, putting the University at the center of creating a future that is data based but human inspired.
AI Micro Minutes With Dr. Jasmine McNealy: Why is it Important to Recognize Women in Research?
This Women’s History Month, Dr. Jasmine McNealy, an associate professor in the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, discusses the presence of women in STEM development.
Artificial Intelligence at the University of Florida
The University of Florida is home to higher education's most powerful #AI supercomputer. University of Florida's supercomputer -- the fastest artificial intelligence supercomputer in higher education -- will soon be available for students and faculty across the State University System.
AI Micro Minutes with Dr. Jasmine McNealy: Why is Equitable AI Important?
Dr. Jasmine McNealy shares the importance of creating equitable AI for societal equity. Although this kind of change is not easy to achieve, Dr. McNealy, associate professor in the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, discusses the impact of AI being programmed to help promote inclusion.
AI Micro Minutes With Dr. Jasmine McNealy: How does AI Impact Marginalized Communities?
Dr. Jasmine McNealy, associate professor in the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, talks about how existing exclusions will continue through the addition of biased AI and how skewed data resulting from historic discrimination only further perpetuates the problem. In order to avoid harming marginalized groups, Dr. McNealy emphasizes the importance of having the goals of equity built into AI.
AI Micro Minutes with Dr. Jasmine McNealy: How Can Students Help in Creating Responsible Technology?
Technology is a product of the society it exists in. Dr. Jasmine McNealy, an associate professor in the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, discusses how the best intentions of programmers to solve a problem can be challenging. The impact of these solutions can sometimes benefit a few yet harm others; Dr. McNealy shares the importance of how students can impact technology by understanding more about society itself.
AI Across the Curriculum: To build a greater future, where do you begin?
At the University of Florida, we are embracing the unstoppable future today by launching a new initiative to advance and apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) across the enterprise as a fundamental pillar of our academic pursuits. With the ever-increasing importance of artificial intelligence, augmented reality, machine learning, and other emerging tools, UF is cementing its role in the AI revolution of the way we work, play, and live our lives.
Our Perspective: Artificial Intelligence at UF
Assistant Professor Karla Saldaña Ochoa notes the importance of artificial intelligence in our future. The University of Florida is including artificial intelligence in every academic discipline. According to Dr. Saldaña Ochoa, including AI in various fields of study will prepare future generations to embrace the future. In her case, she uses AI in the field of architecture to solve problems for the social good.
Courtney Leu on the AI undergraduate certificate
AI & Computer Information Science Engineering Fair
Tanya Charan on being a woman in STEM at UF
AI & Computer Information Science Engineering Fair
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