FINS CTP Program: Pioneering the Future of National Security and Defense Research

The FINS leadership team “is an integral part of a groundbreaking $992,000 initiative at UF called Charting the Course to Preeminence in National Security Leadership”. Part of one of President Ben Sasse’s Strategic Funding Initiatives, which aims to position UF… Read More

Olivia Dizon-Paradis Receives Honorable Mention for the Madelyn Lockhart Fellowship Award

On February 20th, FINS Research Graduate Assistant and PhD Candidate, Olivia Dizon-Paradis, was awarded an honorable mention for the Madelyn Lockhart Fellowship by the Association for Academic Women (AAW). This award was established in honor of Dr. Madelyn Lockhart, who… Read More

FINS Faculty, Dr. Hartig, Contributes to Development of New Nuclear Materials Tracking Tools

FINS core faculty Member, Dr. Kyle Cameron Hartig, is among a team of UF researchers who have developed several nuclear forensics tools that can detect the presence of and track various hidden nuclear active materials. These developments will play a… Read More

UF Hamilton Center & FINS Join Forces

FINS is happy to announce that it now counts among its ranks Dr. William Inboden, Director of UF’s new Hamilton Center for Classical and Civic Education. Established by state legislature in the fall of 2022 and named after Alexander Hamilton… Read More

Introducing Our Advisory Boards

FINS is proud to announce that we recently completed the formation of both our Strategic (SAB) and Technical Advisory (TAB) Boards.  Among our inaugural members are retired, high-ranking military and intelligence community officials; subject-matter experts with backgrounds in law, economics,… Read More

Harnessing the Power of AI & Data Science to Address Ecological Challenges

If a tree falls in the forest, it may be a sign of something more drastic affecting the greater environment. By synthesizing Data Science and Biological approaches, however, UF is helping to combat climate change and better manage national forests.… Read More

FINS Faculty & Collaborators @ WPI develop InfoNEAT: A Novel, More Generalizable Deep Learning (DL) Approach

Deep Neural Network (DNN) is a type of machine learning model that closely resembles a human brain. Like the brain, DNN consists of nodes and connections to process the outside information and learn a specific task. However, such networks have a… Read More