The Ph.D. program in Intelligent Systems and Robotics is the first of its kind in the state of Florida, serving the needs of manufacturing, healthcare, defense and other high-tech industries.
Why Study Intelligent Systems and Robotics at UWF?
The proliferation of robots and artificial intelligence is growing in importance in everyday life and likely to be one of the key transformations of the 21st century.
This degree allows UWF students to be leaders and innovators in this field. Our graduates will contribute to solving today's many challenges and will provide leadership, expertise and innovation to keep Florida at the forefront of these advances.
What You Will Learn
The Ph.D. program in Intelligent Systems and Robotics is designed to train the next generation of researchers and educators to develop technology combining human and machine elements to exploit their respective strengths and mitigate their respective weaknesses. Fundamental to this program is the establishment of successful student-supervisor teams where faculty and researchers provide a direct pathway for integrating young talent in their research and graduate students become essential members of established research groups while flourishing as independent thinkers.
After laying a groundwork common to all, the Ph.D. in Intelligent Systems and Robotics program will provide students with individualized curricula tailored to their interests. The program is comprised of foundational courses in Artificial Intelligence or AI, and Robotics followed by select advanced courses. Beyond coursework, the program's cornerstone will be hands-on research in robotics and AI and will leverage the world-class talent at UWF and IHMC.