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RESEARCH PARK AT FAU COMPANY JOINS NSF CAKE AT FAU

The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently announced that its client company, GoAwake, has joined the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Industry/University Center for Advanced Knowledge Enablement (CAKE) within FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science. GoAwake is Global Ventures at FAU’s first recruit from overseas, joining the initiative from Brazil where it has become a leader, creating … Continue reading “RESEARCH PARK AT FAU COMPANY JOINS NSF CAKE AT FAU”

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FAU VIDEO TECH INVENTIONS ACQUIRED BY MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION

A novel, patent-pending video compression technology developed by researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science was recently acquired by Japanese industry giant Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. From YouTube to Netflix to Zoom, video compression technology is critical for streaming video applications to generate high-quality video. Video compression reduces the video file size to enable transmission … Continue reading “FAU VIDEO TECH INVENTIONS ACQUIRED BY MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION”

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FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train New Generation of Data Scientists

Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, and Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, have received a five-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to train graduate students in data science technologies and applications. Data … Continue reading “FAU Awarded $2.4 Million NSF Grant to Train New Generation of Data Scientists”

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FAU AWARDED $5.3 MILLION TO DETECT COGNITIVE CHANGE IN OLDER DRIVERS

About 33 percent of older adults with dementia are thought to be active drivers and 50 percent are estimated to continue driving for up to three years post diagnosis. Drivers with dementia often have difficulty checking and changing lanes, merging, making left turns, signaling to park or following routes. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University (https://www.fau.edu/)’s … Continue reading “FAU AWARDED $5.3 MILLION TO DETECT COGNITIVE CHANGE IN OLDER DRIVERS”

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Big Data Analytics Enables Scientists to Model COVID-19 Spread

Public health efforts depend heavily on predicting how diseases like COVID 19 spread across the globe. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science in collaboration with LexisNexis Risk ® Solutions, a global data technology and advanced analytics leader, have received a rapid research (RAPID) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) … Continue reading “Big Data Analytics Enables Scientists to Model COVID-19 Spread”

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FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science Professor Appointed Member of Prestigious Academia Europaea

Borivoje “Borko” Furht , Ph.D., a professor at Florida Atlantic University ’s Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Center (CAKE ) in FAU’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, was recently appointed as a member of the prestigious Academia Europaea . Founded in … Continue reading “FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science Professor Appointed Member of Prestigious Academia Europaea”

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TIME The 25 Best Invention of 2016

TIME The 25 Best Invention of 2016 Arc InstaTemp / $40 (for the InstaTemp) and $350 (for the InstaTemp MD) Shop it Anyone who has ever had a sick child knows what a hassle it can be to take someone’s temperature using the traditional ­method—­slipping a thermometer under her tongue, getting her to sit still … Continue reading “TIME The 25 Best Invention of 2016”

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eContent Summit – Furht: Vision of Engineering in the New Global Economy

In this presentation, we discuss the trends in the new global economy with specific emphasis on computer industry and their impact on computer education. These new trends include globalization of science including software and hardware development, the emergence of integration of computing and life sciences, interdisciplinary trends, critical needs for making systems easy to use, … Continue reading “eContent Summit – Furht: Vision of Engineering in the New Global Economy”

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Internet holds key to future – says US professor

Borko Furht’s interview for Times News Network in India.

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Cloud Computing Trickling Down to Smaller Cost: Furht

Borko Furht’s interview for Economic Times in India: US good in innovations while China and India better placed in implementing applications cheaply.

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2013 FAU Researcher of the Year at the Professor Level

Since 2009, Dr. Borko Furht has led the NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Advanced Knowledge Enabelemnt (CAKE) at FAU and has built the framework for interaction between university faculty and CAKE industry member companies in the critically important areas of information technology, communications, and computing. Furht has established relationships between FAU and high-tech companies … Continue reading “2013 FAU Researcher of the Year at the Professor Level”

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FAU Participates in Forum on Technology and Education at the United Nations Headquarters in New York

Faculty members from Florida Atlantic University’s Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and local industry partners, served on a panel at the Economic and Social Council Civil Society Forum, May 16, titled “Building Partnerships in the Field of Education through Science, Technology and Innovation,” at the United Nations (U.N.) headquarters in New … Continue reading “FAU Participates in Forum on Technology and Education at the United Nations Headquarters in New York”

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Professor and Chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Helps Publish Cloud Computing Handbook

LexisNexis Risk Solutions(R), a member of the Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Advanced Knowledge Enablement at FAU, today announced the publication of Handbook of Cloud Computing (springer:2010), a collection of essays featuring contributions from world experts in the field of cloud computing from academia, research laboratories and private industry. The book was edited by Armando … Continue reading “Professor and Chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Helps Publish Cloud Computing Handbook”

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The Journal of Big Data has been accepted into Scopus

The Journal of Big Data has been accepted into Scopus The Journal of Big Data has recently been accepted into Scopus, an extensive database of peer-reviewed literature. Editors-in- Chief Borko Furht and Taghi Khoshgoftaar reflect on the computer science journal’s past, present, and exciting future.

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FAU to Collaborate with Motorola Mobility and Google on New Mobile Applications

Florida Atlantic University’s National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center — Center for Advanced Knowledge Enablement (I/UCRC-CAKE) has partnered with Motorola Mobility to work on a joint-research project relating to the development of state-of-the-art mobile applications for various mobile platforms. Motorola Mobility, powered by Google, has provided $175,000 for I/UCRC-CAKE membership and project funding, along … Continue reading “FAU to Collaborate with Motorola Mobility and Google on New Mobile Applications”

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FAU Receives National Science Foundation Rapid Response Grant to Develop Innovative Computer Model for Ebola Spread

Program to Use Twitter, Facebook and Google to Identify and Notify Individuals in Tightly Connected Social Groups Who Have Been Exposed to Ebola Patients Identifying and tracking individuals affected by the Ebola virus in densely populated areas presents a unique and urgent set of challenges in public health surveillance. Currently, mapping the spread of the … Continue reading “FAU Receives National Science Foundation Rapid Response Grant to Develop Innovative Computer Model for Ebola Spread”

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Software Program Developed at FAU’s NSF Research Center Coming to 6,500 Walmart Stores Nationwide

SurviveDrive, a small portable plug and play USB drive designed as a one-step process to make Windows-based PC system backups available to the masses, will be in 6,500 Walmart stores nationwide in spring 2017 thanks to an innovative partnership between academia and industry. Researchers in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic … Continue reading “Software Program Developed at FAU’s NSF Research Center Coming to 6,500 Walmart Stores Nationwide”

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Dr. Borko Furht, Professor and Director of NSF Research Center, is invited to be the guest speaker at the 14th Vienna Congress com*sult, that is held in Vienna, Austria January 17, 2017. The event has focused on the general topic “Call for Future”.

Dr. Borko Furht, Professor and Director of NSF Research Center, is invited to be the guest speaker at the 14th Vienna Congress com*sult, that is held in Vienna, Austria January 16- 17, 2017. The event has focused on the general topic “Call for Future”. The congress is one of the most renowned international economic-political congresses … Continue reading “Dr. Borko Furht, Professor and Director of NSF Research Center, is invited to be the guest speaker at the 14th Vienna Congress com*sult, that is held in Vienna, Austria January 17, 2017. The event has focused on the general topic “Call for Future”.”

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