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.

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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. 

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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.

New IMG baby!



On Sunday at 1:09 pm fellow graduate student Raphael Puzio and family welcomed a new baby into their family. Baby girl "TBD" Puzio weighed 6 lbs 14 oz and was 19" long. Congratulations to Rafael and his whole growing family!

Matt Williams Wins College of Engineering Award for Integrity

Dr. Matt Williams, a recent graduate of IMG, has been selected by the UF College of Engineering as the 2011-2012 recipient of the Attribute of Gator Engineering Graduate Student Award for Integrity. As a recipient of this award, Matt is recognized for being "honest, ethical, willing to work for achievements (persistent, hard-working, determined), and impelled toward right action." Congratulations, Matt!