2017 Gator Computing Program

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Center for Precollegiate Education & Training
Room 334, Yon Hall, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 392-2310

For high school students entering 10th and 11th grade, the 2017 Gator Computing Program offered an incredible opportunity to learn from UF’s preeminent research facilities. During this two-week program, student participants had the chance to discover and explore several scientific applications and environments – including tours of campus laboratories – and use what they learned to tackle real world problems as part of a project team.

A diverse range of topics were presented by leading UF faculty and staff members, as students sought to understand the vital roles of computer science in each area of interest:

Learn the complexities of preparing for extreme weather events in the Multihazard Lab

Dr. Forrest Masters

Understand how brain imaging techniques are used to combat neurological disorders

Dr. Adam Woods

Grasp the impact of open-source 3D modelling and printing

Dr. Sara Gonzalez

Uncover the future of pharmaceuticals and personalized medicine

Dr. Julie Johnson

Explore the possibilities of autonomous robotics in the award-winning Machine Intelligence Lab

Dr. Eric Schwartz

Discover the dynamics of disease transmission caused by emerging pathogens

Dr. Marco Salemi