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Erika Moore Receives $1.85 million from NIH to Investigate How Ancestry Affects Wound Healing

Erika Moore, Ph.D. NIH MIRA Award

Erika Moore, Ph.D., holder of the Rhines Rising Star Larry Hench Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, has received the prestigious National Institutes of Health Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institute of General… Read More

UF Engineering Collaboration Aims to Add Decades of Safe, Clean Energy Production to U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Doug Spearot, Ph.D., Assel Aitkaliyeva, Ph.D.

Engineers from UF’s Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) are collaborating on research investigating neutron irradiation-induced embrittlement in nuclear reactor pressure vessels. Douglas Spearot, Ph.D., professor of MAE and principal… Read More

UF Nuclear Engineering Program Secures Nearly $1.8 million in NEUP Awards

Michael Tonks, Ph.D., Donald Wall, Ph.D., Justin Watson, Ph.D.

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering’s Nuclear Engineering (NE) Program received three separate awards totaling approximately $1.8 million from the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), part of the U.S. Department of Energy. NEUP awards fund research and development, scholarships,… Read More