Tiffany Paul, undergraduate student in the Department of Physics, was named a 2016 Goldwater Scholar to support her research in condensed matter physics and quantum transitions.
Thomas Bianchi, UF professor of geological sciences, was named a fellow of the American Geochemical Society.
Grant Simpson, graduate student in the Department of Chemistry, was named a 2017 Gates Scholar to attend the University of Cambridge. He will work on the chemical synthesis of more effective cancer therapeutics.
Jack Putz, professor of biology and forestry, received a Jefferson Science Fellowship to support his work in sustainable forest management and conservation-oriented policy frameworks.
Two Liberal Arts and Sciences alumni were listed on Forbes’ “30 Under 30”: Gloria Tavera ’09, president of the board of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, and Ryan Ross ’10, program director of Halcyon Incubator.
Justin Crepp MS’05, PhD’08, professor at Notre Dame, received an NSF CAREER Award for the development of a telescope that corrects for atmospheric turbulence, creating clearer images that allow for improved detection of exoplanets.
Leslie Elin Anderson, UF professor of political science, received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship for her book project, Democratic Enclaves in Times of Trouble: The Politics of Resistance in Nicaragua.