Research

Rivera-Jiménez Receives NSF Grant to Transform Engineering Teaching Practices to Address Social Issues

Sindia Rivera-Jimenez, Ph.D.

Sindia M. Rivera-Jiménez, Ph.D., an instructional assistant professor at the University of Florida Department of Engineering Education and an affiliate faculty of the Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the agency of… Read More

COVID-19 testing method gives results within 1 second

Minghan Xian

Superfast, portable COVID-19 testing method detects the virus much faster than currently available methods. Researchers from the University of Florida, and Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University have developed a rapid and sensitive testing method for COVID-19 biomarkers. Their findings were recently… Read More

Jang Receives NSF CAREER Award to Develop Synthetic Protocells

Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D.

Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award. With this award, Dr. Jang aims to develop a synthetic protocell constructed of protein building blocks through tuning their self-assembly behavior.… Read More

UF Researchers use Magnetic Cryopreservation Agents to Extend Donor Organ Preservation Time

Carlos M. Rinaldi-Ramos, Ph.D.

Researchers at the University of Florida are using colloidally stable nanoparticles and magnetic cryopreservation agents (mCPAs) to extend the preservation time of donor organs. Currently, the preservation time window ranges from 4-36 hours depending on the organ. This time window… Read More

Orazem and Watson Publish Ground-breaking Impedance Data Analysis Program

Mark E. Orazem, Ph.D.

Originally published by ECS The Electrochemical Society Mark Orazem, Ph.D., a Distinguished Professor and the Dr. and Mrs. Frederick C. Edie Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida, and his student William Watson published their… Read More