Honorary Doctor of Science Degree

On Sunday, May 20, 2012 Dr. Tony Brennan was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the State University of New York (SUNY). He accepted the degree and was the featured speaker at Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at SUNY Potsdam,… Read More

Trey Davis receives the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award

Trey Davis has recently received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) award. The GRFP is a prestigious award given by the National Science Foundation to those graduate students who have demonstrated the potential for significant achievements in… Read More

Skinner Poster Award

Mark Bewernitz, graduate student in Dr. Gower’s group, won the Skinner Poster Award at the Faraday Discussion No.159: Crystallization- A Biological Perspective (July 23-25th, 2012). The title of his poster was “A metastable liquid precursor phase of calcium carbonate and… Read More

(ASCE) Awarded

The Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE) awarded its 2012 Best Conference Paper to the University of Florida Association of Cuban Student Engineers team. Alex L. Arias (Materials Eng.), Tony Diaz (Mechanical/Aerospace Eng.), Jhon Cores (Chemical Eng.),… Read More

Cephas Small wins MSE Spring Banquet 2012 Poster Session

Inverted polymer bulk heterojunction solar cells have received a great deal of attention because of their compatibility with large-scale roll-to-roll processing. Here, we demonstrate enhanced charge collection in inverted polymer solar cells using a surface-modified ZnO–polymer nanocomposite electron-transporting layer. Using… Read More

Congratulations to Krishna Nittala

PhD student Krishna Nittala has recently been selected to receive a 2011 Engineering Outstanding International Student Award by the University of Florida International Center (UFIC). Krishna will receive the award at UFIC Awards Ceremony on November 17. Krishna has been… Read More

NOVA’s series “Making Stuff: Smarter”

NOVA’s series “Making Stuff: Smarter” highlighted the research of Professor Anthony Brennan, Margaret A. Ross Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. Prof. Brennan has been investigating the thermodynamics of cell adhesion to materials with a special focus on the effects… Read More

UF Materials Science and Engineering Ranked #2 in US

The National Research Council (NRC), an arm of the National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Science, has released an eagerly-anticipated report on the doctoral programs at 212 US universities. The report provides a complex and many-faceted analysis of… Read More