Dr. Eakta Jain’s research on the human/horse interaction asks if this can teach us something about building robots designed to improve our lives. She states “There are no fundamental guiding principles for how to build an effective working relationship between… Read More
DR SARA RAMPAZZI AND PHD STUDENT SRI HRUSHHIKESH VARMA BHUPATHIRAJU WIN MULTIPLE AWARDS AT THE INAUGURAL SYMPOSIUM ON VEHICLE SECURITY AND PRIVACY.
Congratulations to both Dr. Rampazzi and her Ph.D student Sri Hrushikesh Varma Bhupathiraju for wining two awards for their work-in-progress (WIP) paper, titled: “WIP: Infrared Laser Reflection Attack Against Traffic Sign Recognition Systems”. These awards include: The ETAS best short/WIP… Read More
FICS ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR NAMED RISING STAR ENDOWED PROFESSOR
Congratulations to ECE Assistant Professor, and FICS Associate Director, Dr. Farimah Farahmandi on being named as the inaugural the Yangbin Wang Rising Star Endowed Professor. This is a testament to her dedication to outstanding research and hard work.
Laser attack blinds autonomous vehicles, deleting pedestrians and confusing cars.
New research by Sara Rampazzi and her team, reveals that expertly timed lasers shined at an approaching lidar system can create a blind spot in front of the vehicle large enough to completely hide moving pedestrians and other obstacles. The… Read More
FICS RESEARCH PROFESSOR PATRICK TRAYNOR AND PH.D STUDENT LOGAN BLUE RESEARCH ON DEEPFAKE AUDIO
Imagine the following scenario. A phone rings. An office worker answers it and hears his boss, in a panic, tell him that she forgot to transfer money to the new contractor before she left for the day and needs him… Read More
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF FICS RESEARCH INSTITUTE DR FARIMAH FARAHMANDI RECIPIENT OF SRC YOUNG FACULTY AWARD
Congratulations to Associate Director of FICS Research Dr. Farahmandi and her recent recipient of the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Young Faculty Award for contributions in the field of microelectronic security and hardware security verification. This award recognizes untenured, full time… Read More
FICS RESEARCH DIRECTOR TO LEAD $7.5M NSF-FUNDED PROJECT ON PROTECTING SECURITY OF MARGINALIZED AND VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
Using a $7.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a team of researchers led by the University of Florida will examine the needs of marginalized and vulnerable populations among security and privacy technologies. The project, supported by the… Read More