Awards

IMG Professor Dr. Roozbeh Tabrizian Receives DARPA Director’s Fellowship

IMG professor Dr. Roozbeh Tabrizian has been awarded the DARPA Director’s Fellowship—a prestigious award usually given to only a very few Young Faculty Award winners each year. Excellent work, and thank you for representing IMG so well!

To read more: https://news.ece.ufl.edu/2021/04/16/tabrizian-receives-2021-darpa-directors-award/

IMG Professor Dr. Hugh Fan is Elected as a Fellow of AIMBE

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the election of Z. Hugh Fan, Ph.D., Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Fan was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for significant contributions to the field of microfluidics, particularly in device development and biomedical applications.

IMG Professor Dr. Roozbeh Tabrizian Receives 2020-21 Pramod P. Khargonekar Award

Dr. Roozbeh Tabrizian, IMG and ECE professor, has been awarded the 2020-21 Pramod P. Khargonekar Award for the most outstanding junior faculty member undergoing tenure and promotion review this past fall! Excellent work, and congratulations!

For more: https://news.ece.ufl.edu/2021/02/19/tabrizian-receives-2020-21-khargonek...

Austin Vera wins the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award!

Congratulations to Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering doctoral student Austin Vera on winning the prestigious NDSEG fellowship! Austin began his career in IMG as an undergraduate in 2016 under Dr. Mark Sheplak and is currently working towards his PhD. His research interests include the development of aeroacoustic instrumentation with a focus on dynamic pressure sensing technology for harsh environments. Great job Austin! 

IMG Announces Winners of the IMG Excellence in Research Award for 2019

Congratulations to Kartik Sondhi (advised by Dr. Nishida and Dr. Fan), Renuka Bowrothu (advised by Dr. Yoon), and Kangfu Chen (advised by Dr. Fan) on winning the 2019 IMG Excellence in Research Award! After a long deliberation, the IMG faculty and students selected these members for this award to show appreciation for their research efforts and contributions to their respective fields. May we all aspire to such a level of achievement!

Mayur Ghatge selected finalist for the Outstanding Paper Award-Oral at Transducers 2019, Berlin

Congratulations to Mayur Ghatge for being selected as the finalist for 'Outstanding Paper Award' in Oral category at The 20th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS 2019). He was selected for the demonstration of thinnest ever reported transducer based on 10nm ferroelectric Hafnium Zirconium Oxide film.

IMG 2018 Kick-Off Meeting

Congratulations to all of this year's IMG Award recipients, and a special thanks to all those who have contributed to our group. This year's kick-off meeting focused on the future of our group, and making it evident that "our most valuable asset is you". Let us continue working as a team and setting a precedent for research groups all around. 

The IMG Awards recognize outstanding achievements and contributions of student members in our organization. The research award honors the exceptional academic impact the students have made in their field, and the service award acknowledges the hard work the students have put into improving and maintaining the quality of IMG.

  •  Xiao Jiang won the IMG Excellence in Research.
  •  Nicolas Garraud and Richard Rode won the IMG Excellence in Service.