Awards

Cheolbok Kim Receives IEEE AP-S Doctoral Research Award

Congratulations to Cheolbok Kim on receiving the 2013 IEEE Antenna and Propagation Society (AP-S) Doctoral Research Award! The IEEE AP-S awards up to ten PhD fellowships each year to encourage students to pursue a career in the area of Antenna and Electromagnetics. The awards are intended to support students involved in project work directed by a faculty member at their institution who is a member of the IEEE AP-S. The title of his research is: "Low Loss and High Gain Terahertz Antenna Systems Using Micromachined Air-lifted 3D Structures and Metamaterials" The award selection is based on creativity and quality of the proposed project, discussion of the technical interests and skills of the student as well as the recommendation letter.

Haixiong Tang Awarded Best Paper at SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2013 Conference

PhD candidate Haixiong Tang from Dr. Henry Sodano’s group has been awarded the 1st Place SPIE/ASME Best Student Paper Award at SPIE’s 20th International Symposium on Smart Materials in San Diego on March 13, 2013.  In addition, Haixiong received the 2012 ChineseGovernment Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Studying Abroad, a prestigious Chinese government award given to selected students studying abroad in recognition of excellent academic achievement.  Haixiong was one of 489 researcher from 29 countries selected for this award.  Congratulations!

Pitfee Jao awarded 2013 UF-HHMI Science for Life Graduate Student Award.

Pitfee Jao, current IMG member, have been selected as a recipient of the 2013 UF-HHMI Science for Life Graduate Student Award.The award rewards excellence in graduate students who participate in research and publication opportunities in the life sciences in collaboration with undergraduates.


For more information please visit http://sfl.aa.ufl.edu/index.php?link=grad

Congratulations Pitfee.

Cheolbok Kim and Xiaoyu Cheng awarded International Student Awards at the 18th Annual UFIC Award Ceremony

Cheolbok Kim and Xiaoyu Cheng, current IMG members, have been selected by the UFinternational center as recipients of the UF International Student Academic Award. The award highlights outstanding contributions of international students at the University of Florida in an effort to promote and foster exemplary academic achievement and service to UF diverse community. 

For more information please visit http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/iss/UFdepAwards.html

Congratulations Cheolbok and Xiaoyu.

Dr. Henry Sodano Awarded the American Society for Composites 2012 Young Composites Researcher Award.

Dr. Henry Sodano 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 on the science and technology of composite materials through a
sustained research effort.

Xiaoyu Cheng Receives IEEE AP-S Doctoral Research Award

Congratulations to Xiaoyu Cheng on receiving the IEEE Antenna and Propagation Soceity (AP-S) Doctoral Research Award! The IEEE AP-S awards up to ten PhD fellowships each year to encourage students to pursue a career in the area of Electromagnetics. The awards are intended to support students involved in project work directed by a faculty member at their institution who is a member of the IEEE AP-S. The title of his research is: "A Foldable Biomedical Telemetry Platform Based on Flexible Substrates." The award selection is based on creativity and quality of the proposed project, discussion of the technical interests and skills of the student as well as the recommendation letter.

Zachary Kaufman Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Congratulations to Zak Kaufman for being selected as a Goldwater Scholar!  The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to approximately 300 college sophomores and juniors across the nation. Universities are only allowed to nominate four undergraduate students to compete for the final scholarship. This makes it the most prestigious award for undergraduate students in the fields of science and engineering. The scholarship is awarded based on the nominee's field of study, career objectives, and the potential for the student to make a significant contribution to his or her field.