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Keselowsky honored as Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering

In Honors & Awards, J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, NewsStory originally published on BME News

Dr. Benjamin Keselowsky has achieved the distinguished title of Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE), the highest honor bestowed upon outstanding biomaterials scientists by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUSBSE).

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Saluting the trailblazers: Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida names honorees from UF

In Alumni Spotlight, Featured, Honors & Awards, News

The Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL) has inducted former UF dean of engineering, Cammy R. Abernathy, Ph.D., as member. The ceremony also saw the naming of twelve mid-career researchers from throughout the state of Florida as “Rising Stars” by the academy, including two from UF, and a UF alumnus.

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Juan Gilbert honored with National Medal of Technology and Innovation for transformative voting system

In Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Honors & Awards, ICYMI, NewsBy Karen DooleyStory originally published on UF News

President Joe Biden honored University of Florida computer science professor Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., at the White House today with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for pioneering a universal voting system that makes voting more reliable and accessible for everyone and for increasing diversity in the computer science workforce. The National Medal of Technology and Innovation, or NMTI, …

Roozbeh Tabrizian Named Nelms Rising Star Professor

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The Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World has named a new Nelms Rising Star Professor, Roozbeh Tabrizian, PhD. The Nelms Rising Star Professorship is awarded to junior faculty (assistant and associate professors) who have shown extraordinary promise early in their career in research, education, workforce development, broadening participation, or other outreach activities, relevant to the mission of the institute.

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Erin Jackson’s university-wide commencement speech

In Alumni Spotlight, Events, Honors & Awards, NewsStory originally published on UF News

Erin Jackson (MSE ’15) gave the university-wide commencement speech at the ceremony on Friday, May 5. Jackson is an Olympic gold medalist, a history maker and a Gator. She won the women’s 500-meter race in speed skating in the 2022 Olympics in Beijing, becoming the first American to win that race since 1994 and the first Black American woman in history to win a Winter Olympic gold medal in an individual sport. Additionally, she graduated UF cum laude in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in materials science and engineering.