Tag: NSF

UF Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Study Integration of AI in Middle Schools Through Natural Language Processing

Kristy Boyer, Ph.D., and Mehmet Celepkolu, Ph.D.

Researchers from the University of Florida were recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore how to integrate AI learning into middle school science through natural language processing (NLP). Investigators will work with teachers and students… Read More

Researchers Receive $1.2M NSF Grant to Study and Thwart Surveillanceware

Vincent Bindschaedler, Ph.D., and Kevin R. B. Butler, Ph.D.

Cybersecurity is an ever-changing field of research, with new forms of security threats appearing often. One increasingly common threat, surveillanceware, involves a malicious individual installing software on a victim’s mobile device enabling secret remote monitoring of the device’s activity. Using… Read More

Gardner-McCune and AI4K12 Initiative Expand Access to K-12 AI Education One State at a Time

Christina Gardner-McCune, Ph.D.

A two-day virtual workshop in late January organized by the AI4K12 Initiative helped education leaders from across the country create new K-12 artificial intelligence (AI) efforts in several states. The workshop sessions were co-facilitated by Christina Gardner-McCune, Ph.D., an associate… Read More

Boyer Receives NSF Grant to Study Effects of Introducing AI Education to Middle School Students

Kristy Boyer, Ph.D.

Kristy Boyer, Ph.D., an associate professor in the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate artificial intelligence (AI) education for middle school… Read More