Three of the 5 newly honored Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from the University of Florida are Gator Engineers.
Dr. Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, associate dean of research and distinguished professor in the department of chemical engineering, was named fellow for seminal contributions to the understanding of particle flow and the dynamics of gas-solid flows.
Dr. James W. Jones, distinguished professor in the department of agricultural and biological engineering, was named fellow for leadership in modeling dynamic crop, soil, climate and management interactions, and developing decision support systems for climate risk management in agriculture and water resources.
Dr. Ranga Narayanan, Fred and Bonnie Edie professor in the department of chemical engineering and director of the Center for Surface Science and Engineering, was named fellow for distinguished contributions in interfacial fluid mechanics and for leadership in international research education and outreach in multiphase fluid mechanics.
The honor of Fellow is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers because of their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Read the full UF News Bureau article: http://news.ufl.edu/archive/2012/11/six-university-of-florida-professors-named-aaas-2012-fellows.html