Susan Sinnott elected APS Fellow

Prof. Sinnott has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for her significant contributions developing and applying atomistic methods to investigate the physical and chemical properties of nanomaterials, material surfaces, and interfaces.


NUCLEAR ENGINEERING PROGRAM University of Florida The Nuclear Engineering Program in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a tenured/tenure track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.  While the search is… Read More


NUCLEAR ENGINEERING PROGRAM University of Florida   The Nuclear Engineering Program in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida is seeking a highly qualified individual to become its Director. This could be a tenured or tenure-track position at… Read More

2012 Best Paper Award

Congratulations to PhD graduate Dr. Abhijit Pramanick for receiving the Edward C. Henry Best Paper award from the Electronics Division of the American Ceramic Society. Dr. Pramanick and his coauthors, including Prof. Juan C. Nino, and Prof. Jacob L. Jones,… Read More

2012 Young Composites Researcher Award

Dr. Henry Sodano has been awarded the American Society for Composites 2012 Young Composites Researcher Award. The Young Composites Researcher Award is given to a member of the composites community who early in their career has made a significant impact… Read More

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