Photo of Cammy R. Abernathy Cammy Abernathy Dean and Professor
Work 300 Weil Hall (352) 392-6000

Ph.D., 1985, Stanford University

Research interests: Synthesis of thin-film electronic materials and devices using metal organic chemical vapor deposition and molecular beam epitaxy.

Photo of Assel Aitkaliyeva Assel Aitkaliyeva Assistant Professor
Work 156 Rhines Hall (352) 846-3778

Ph.D., 2012, Texas A&M University

Research Interests: Nuclear Fuels and Materials, with emphasis on characterization and property evaluation; Mechanical and Thermal properties of materials; Reactor Irradiation; Radiation damage in materials; Ion Implantation; Kinetics; Composites; Nanostructured materials; Multi-Scale simulation of nuclear fuel.

Photo of Josephine B. Allen Josephine Allen Associate Professor and Genzyme Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Work 206 Rhines Hall (352) 846-3328

Ph.D., 2009, Northwestern University

Research Interests: Stem Cell Engineering; Directed Stem Cell differentiation, Cell Materials Interactions; Tissue Engineering; Regenerative Medicine

Photo of Jennifer S. Andrew Jennifer Andrew Associate Professor
Work 162 Rhines Hall (352) 846-3345

Ph.D., 2008, University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interests: nanomaterials, nanocomposites for electronic and biomedical applications, magnetic materials, multiferroics, polymers

Photo of James Baciak James Baciak Associate Professor and NE Program Director
Work 100A Rhines Hall (352) 273-2131

Research Interests: Applied aspects of cargo monitoring, detector testing and characterization for gamma-ray spectroscopy, as well as development and analysis of techniques for environmental sampling and surveys related to on-site inspections.

Photo of Bahar Basim Bahar Basim Professor of Practice
Work PS&T 205C
Photo of Christopher Batich Christopher Batich Professor and Vladimir A. Grodsky Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Work 317-C Materials Engineering (352) 392-6630

Ph.D., 1974, Rutgers University

Research Interests: Delivery methods for stem cells, Antimicrobial surface modifications, Nanoparticles for gene delivery, Polymeric drug delivery

Photo of Anthony B. Brennan Anthony Brennan Professor and Margaret A. Ross Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Work 135 Rhines Hall (352) 392-6281

Ph. D., 1990, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Research Interests: Biointerfaces, antifouling, polymer surfaces/modification, polymer networks, microtopographies, tissue engineering

Photo of Jon Dobson Jon Dobson Professor and Associate Director of the Institute for Cell Engineering & Regenerative Medicine (ICERM)
Work J393 Biomedical Sciences Building (352) 846-3373

Ph.D., 1991, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH-Zurich

Research Interests: Magnetic Biomaterials; Nanomagnetic Gene Transfection; Nanomagnetic Cell Actuation; BioMEMS/BioNEMS; Brain Iron and Neurodegeneration

Photo of Andreas Enqvist Andreas Enqvist Assistant Professor, Florida Power and Light Professor, University of Florida Training Reactor Director
Work 174 Rhines Hall (352) 294-2177

Ph. D. Chalmers, University of Technology, Sweden

Research Interests: Nuclear safeguards, detection statistics of radiation from fissile materials, and the physics behind particle-detector interactions. Neutron physics & detectors. Neutron noise signals. Radiation signal analysis

Photo of Gerhard E. Fuchs Gerhard Fuchs Associate Professor
Work 116-A Rhines Hall (352) 846-3317

Ph. D., 1986, Rensslaer Polytechnic Institute

Research Interests: Interaction of Primary research and teaching interests include inter-relationship of processing, microstructure and properties of high temperature/high performance materials, including superalloys, intermetallics and composites. National AGEP Doctoral Advisor/Mentor (UF-NSF) and Triple-Point Professor Award (UF-MSE)

Photo of Sedat Goluoglu Sedat Goluoglu Professor
Work 168 Rhines Hall (352) 294-1690

Ph. D., 1997, University of Tennessee

Research Interests: Advanced modeling and simulation; criticality safety; neutron and photon cross section processing methods and tools; reactor physics applications and methods development; nuclear materials safeguards and security.

Photo of Laurie B. Gower Laurie Gower Professor
Work 210A Rhines Hall (352) 846-3336

Ph. D., 1997, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Research Interests: Biomimetic synthesis of organic-inorganic hybrid composite materials; biomineralization- processes and structure; biomimetic bone graft substitutes; kidney stone formation; phage display for bioelectronic materials interfaces

Photo of Kyle C. Hartig Kyle Hartig Assistant Professor
Work 180 Rhines Hall (202) 270-4721

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests: Remote Sensing, Nuclear Nonproliferation/counterproliferation, Nuclear Security, and Nuclear Policy

Photo of Richard Hennig Richard Hennig Professor
Work 154 Rhines Hall (352) 392-7327

Ph.D., 2000, Washington University in St. Louis

Research interests: Computational materials science, ab-initio methods, structure prediction algorithms, two-dimensional materials, materials for energy technologies, solid-liquid interfaces

Photo of Kevin S. Jones Kevin Jones Distinguished Professor and Frederick N. Rhines Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Work 160 Rhines Hall (352) 846-3301

Ph. D., 1987, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests: Semiconductor Processing and electron microscopy characterization. Ion implantation of Si , Ge and compound semiconductors. Li ion battery anode and cathode development

Photo of Honggyu Kim Honggyu Kim Assistant Professor
Photo of Amanda Krause Amanda Krause Assistant Professor
Photo of Michele V. Manuel Michele Manuel Professor and Department Chair, Rolf E. Hummel Professor of Electronic Materials
Work 100B Rhines Hall (352) 846-3780

Ph.D., 2007, Northwestern University

Research Interests: Thermodynamics, Kinetics, Materials Design, Metallurgy Mechanical Behavior, Composites, Metallic Biomaterials, Nuclear Materials

Photo of John J. Mecholsky ,Jr. John Mecholsky Professor and Associate Chair
Work 100D Rhines Hall (352) 846-3306

Ph. D., 1973, Catholic University of America

Research Interests: Fracture of Brittle Materials; Fractal Geometry applied to fracture; Failure Analysis; Dental Ceramics; Biomedical Applications

Photo of Erika Moore Erika Moore Rhines Rising Star Larry Hench Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Ph.D., 2018, Duke University

Photo of Brij M. Moudgil Brij Moudgil Distinguished Professor
Work 205-E Particle Science and Engineering (352) 846-1194

Eng. Sc. D. 1981, Columbia University

Research Interests: Engineered particulate systems for enhanced performance in nano and bio technologies, micro-electronics, advanced materials and minerals, photocatalytic degradation of hazardous microbes, nanotoxicity, and greener reagents and particle technologies

Photo of Juan C. Nino Juan Nino Professor
Work 166 Rhines Hall (352) 846-3787

Ph. D., 2002, The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests: Multifunctional ceramics; energy materials; dielectrics and ionic conductors in bulk and thin film; single crystal growth; nuclear materials and detectors; bioceramics.

Photo of David P. Norton David Norton Professor and Vice President of Research
Work 223 Grinter Hall (352) 392-9271

Ph. D., 1989, Louisiana State University

Research Interests: Electronic, photonic, and magnetic thin film materials; electronic oxide materials; thin film deposition

Photo of Stephen J. Pearton Stephen Pearton Distinguished Professor
Work 343 Nuclear Sciences Building (352) 846-1086

Ph. D., 1983, University of Tasmania

Research Interests: Semiconductor processing, devices, thin film transistors, solid state sensors

Photo of Simon R. Phillpot Simon Phillpot Distinguished Professor
Work 164 Rhines Hall (352) 846-3782

Ph. D., 1985, University of Florida

Research Interests: Computational materials science; heat transport; nuclear materials; ferroelectrics and dielectrics; mechanical properties of metals; simulation methodologies

Photo of Nancy J Ruzycki Nancy Ruzycki Lecturer and Director of Undergraduate Laboratories
Work 170 Rhines Hall (352) 846-2991

Ph. D., 2003, Tulane University

Research Interests: Engineering Education, characterization techniques, surface physics, solid state devices, dye-sensitized solar cells.

Photo of DuWayne Schubring DuWayne Schubring Associate Engineer
352-294-7870
Photo of Wolfgang Sigmund Wolfgang Sigmund Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Work 225-A Rhines Hall (352) 846-3343

Ph.D., 1992, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

Research Interests: Semiconductor oxides for energy harvesting and storage, photocatalysis and photolysis, electrodes for secondary batteries, barrier coatings, nanostructures in surface science and, biomedical applications of nanoparticles.

Photo of Rajiv K. Singh Rajiv Singh Professor
Work 223 MAE (352) 392-1032

Ph. D., 1989, North Carolina State University

Research Interests: Semiconductor Processing; Oxide thin films; III-V Semiconductors; Ultra-hard materials; Emerging advanced materials; laser processing

Photo of Michael Tonks Michael Tonks Associate Professor
Work 158 Rhines Hall (352) 846 3779

Ph.D., 2008, University of Illinois

Research Interests: Computational materials science, Computational mechanics, Coevolution of microstructure and properties, Materials in Harsh Environments, Mesoscale modeling and simulation, Nuclear materials, Numerical methods

Photo of Justin Watson Justin Watson Associate Professor
Work Rhines 178
Photo of Antonio Webb Antonio Webb Assistant Professor
Work 150 Rhines Hall (352) 392-6551

Ph.D., 2008, Northwestern University

Research interests: Elastomeric biomaterials, drug delivery, medical devices, tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, entrepreneurship, translational research

Photo of Jiangeng Xue Jiangeng Xue Professor
Work 237A Rhines Hall (352) 846-3775

Ph. D., 2005, Princeton University

Research Interests: Nanostructured electronic materials, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, surfaces and interfaces, energy materials, photovoltaic cells, light-emitting diodes and other optoelectronic devices

Photo of Yong Yang Yong Yang Associate Professor
Work 176 Rhines Hall (352) 846-3791

Ph. D., 2005, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests: structural and fuel materials for nuclear energy systems; LWRs sustainability and aging management; advanced fabrication and joining technologies; used fuel dry storage and disposition.