Faculty

Hibbitts Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Hibbitts Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

David Hibbitts, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award winner. This prestigious award will allow Hibbitts’ research group to explore reaction mechanisms of zeolite-catalyzed… Read More

Hages Awarded Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel

Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Charles Hages, Ph.D., has been selected to take part in an academic exchange and exploration of Israel on Dec. 26, 2019 – Jan. 8, 2020. Hages is one of 25 professors from universities and colleges throughout the United Statesselected… Read More

Unlocking the Cell’s Secrets

A desire to understand how our cells work led Dr. Tanmay Lele to an exciting discovery that has the potential to unlock the mysteries of the formation of abnormal tissue structure associated with cancer. Tanmay Lele, Ph.D., the Charles A.… Read More

Vasenkov Selected for Prestigious Mercator Fellowship

Sergey Vasenkov, Ph.D.

Sergey Vasenkov, Ph.D., a professor in the UF Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a Mercator Fellowship from the German Research Foundation, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). The DFG is the leading independent research funding organization in Germany, with members from… Read More

Three Faculty Named UF Term Professors

Three Department of Chemical Engineering Professors Named UF Term Professors

Department of Chemical Engineering Professors, Peng Jiang, Tanmay Lele, and Kirk Ziegler have been selected to receive the University of Florida Term Professorship award for 2019-2022.  These three-year professorships recognize excellence in teaching, research, and service to the department, college, and the University of… Read More

Chemical Engineering Welcomes New Faculty

The Department of Chemical Engineering proudly welcomes three new faculty members. Carl Denard, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor) Ph.D. 2014, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Denard is originally from Les Cayes, Haiti. He emigrated to the U.S. where he received his B.S.… Read More