Photo of Thomas Angelini Thomas AngeliniAffiliate Faculty
Work Wertheim 495 (352) 392-6438

Ph.D., 2005, University of Illinois

Research Interests: Collective cell motion, mechanical instabilities in tissue cell assemblies, bacterial biofilm physics, soft matter physics, biomolecular self-assembly, and tribology of soft matter interfaces

Photo of Jaime Benitez Jaime BenitezAdjunct Faculty

Ph.D., Chemical and Environmental Engineering,  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Photo of Wesley Bolch Wesley BolchAffiliate Faculty
Work Medical Physics Building, 109A (352) 273-0303

Ph.D., 1988, University of Florida

Research Interests:  Medical physics, computational human phantoms, internal radiation dosimetry, external radiation dosimetry, medical imaging, radiation cancer therapy

Photo of Coray Colina Coray ColinaAffiliate Faculty
Work 312 LEI (352) 294-3488

Ph.D., 2004, North Carolina State University

Photo of Luisa Amelia Dempere Luisa Amelia DempereAffiliate Faculty
Work Research Service Centers 1041 Center Drive (352) 846-2200

Ph.D., 1999, University of Florida

Interests: materials characterization and analysis; analytical instrumentation, particularly electron microscopy and microanalysis

Photo of Jon Dobson Jon DobsonAffiliate Faculty
Work 1275 Center Drive, Biomedical Sciences Building J393 (352) 294-5344

Ph.D., 1991, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Research Interests: Magnetic biomaterials, Nanomagnetic gene transfection, Nanomagnetic cell actuation for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, Brain iron and neurodegeneration

Photo of Shema T. Freeman Esq. Shema FreemanAdjunct Faculty

Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida

JD, George Washington University Law School

Areas of Interest: law focused on real and intellectual property, youth empowerment, and STEM education. Involved with the start-up and young professional communities through Gainesville Area Innovation Network (GAIN), Empowering Women in Tech Start-ups (eWITS), and Alachua County Emerging Leaders (ACEL).  …

Photo of Brent Gila Brent GilaAffiliate Faculty
Work Research Service Centers 1041 Center Drive (352)273-2245

Ph.D., 2000, University of Florida

Research Interests: Semiconductor and dielectric growth and characterization, graphene, solid-state sensors, focused ion beam processing, molecular beam epitaxy of materials, wide bandgap semiconductor materials, materials characterization, gate dielectrics, high-power/high-temperature device fabrication and testing

Photo of Hitomi Yamaguchi Greenslet Hitomi GreensletAffiliate Faculty
Work Wertheim 483 (352) 392-0812

Ph.D., 1996, Utsunomiya University, Japan

Research Interests: magnetic field-assisted finishing, surface functionalization and characterization, ultra-precision surface finishing of optics, surface and edge finishing of capillary tubes, catheter shafts and stents, medical device development (such as polymeric heart valve prostheses and biopsy needles)

Photo of Yong Huang Yong HuangAffiliate Faculty
Work MAE-B 230 (352) 392-5520

Ph.D., 2002, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests: materials processing and manufacturing, the printing of engineering and biological structures, biomaterials and tissue engineering

Photo of Kevin Otto Kevin OttoAffiliate Faculty
Work NEB 363 (352) 294-2227

Ph.D., 2003, Arizona State University

Research Interests: Neural engineering, device-tissue interfaces and neurostimulation

Photo of Burton R. Patterson Burton PattersonAdjunct Faculty

Ph.D., University of Florida

Research Interests: Physical metallurgy, Microstructures, Powder metallurgy, Grain growth, Recrystallization, Sintering, Coarsening, Stereology

Photo of Nicholas Rudawski Nicholas RudawskiAffiliate Faculty
Work Research Service Centers (352) 392-3077

Ph.D., 2008, University of Florida

Interests: transmission electron microscopy of complex oxides and semiconductors, electrochemical studies of elemental semiconductors for Li-ion battery applications;  joined the Research Service Centers in August of 2012 as service/teaching faculty, where he primarily oversees the transmission electron microscopes and dual-beam scanning electron microscope/focused ion beams

Photo of Greg Sawyer Greg SawyerAffiliate Faculty
Work MAE-B 328 (352) 392-8488

Ph.D., 1999, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

W. Gregory Sawyer is an N. C. Ebaugh Professor and a Distinguished Teaching Scholar. He received his Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1999, and later that year joined the faculty in Mechanical Engineering. Professor Sawyer has published over 200 journal papers, has over 10,000 citations, holds over 20 patents, and is most proud of his numerous Ph.D.…

Photo of Christine E. Schmidt Christine SchmidtAffiliate Faculty
Work JG42 Biosciences Medical Building (352) 273-9222

Ph.D., 1995, University of Illinois

Research Interests: biomaterials for neural tissue regeneration and neural interfacing

Photo of Douglas E. Spearot Douglas SpearotAffiliate Faculty
Work NEB 133 (352) 392-6747

Ph.D., 2005, Georgia Institute of Technology

Research Interests: computational mechanics and materials science (including atomistic simulations and phase-field modeling), the behavior of defects in materials, nanostructured materials, linking between atomistic and continuum length scales, and method development for atomistic modeling

Photo of Ghatu Subhash Ghatu SubhashAffiliate Faculty
Work NEB 129 (352) 392-7005

Ph.D., 1991, University of California San Diego

Research Interests: multiaxial deformation behavior and microstructural characterization of advanced structural ceramics, ultrahard materials, biomaterials, gels, transparent materials, ultra-high temperature materials, nuclear materials, metallic glasses, 3D woven composites, structural foams, nanostructured materials, plastically graded materials (case hardened steels), and refractory metals, processing-structure-property relationships in ultrahard ceramics, transitional metal diborides, and enhanced accident-tolerant high thermal conductivity nuclear ceramic fuels

Photo of Wilfred Vermerris Wilfred VermerrisAffiliate Faculty
Work Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, 302 (352) 273-8162

Ph.D., 1999, North Carolina State University

Research Interests: Phenolic compound biochemistry, lignin formation in plants, nanomaterials for the delivery of therapeutic nucleic acids, sweet sorghum for the biofuel industry

Photo of Matthew J. Zaluzec Matthew ZaluzecAdjunct Faculty

Ph.D., 1991, University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana

Interests: advanced material science, manufacturing process development, and high-temperature materials testing & characterization