Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors

“Excellence Awards” for Assistant Professors or Assistant Curators is a one-time allocation of $5,000 in support of research. The award can be used to fund travel, equipment, books, graduate student stipends, and other research-related expenses. It may not be used as salary. 

Academic deans are invited to submit the number of nominations indicated below:

Agricultural and Life Sciences - 2 Liberal Arts and Sciences - 2
Dentistry - 1 HHP - 1
Education - 1 Veterinary Medicine - 1
Law - 1 FLMNH - 1
Engineering - 1 Business Administration - 1
Arts - 1 Nursing - 1
Medicine - 2 PHHP - 1
Pharmacy - 1 DCP - 1
Jounalism and Communications - 1  


TOTAL NOMINEES – 20

TOTAL AWARDS – 10

ELIGIBILITY:  Nominees must currently hold the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor or Assistant Curator. Nominees may NOT be in the final year of their tenure-probationary period, nor currently under evaluation for tenure. An individual who has received the award also is not eligible.

NOMINATION PACKET:   (1) Nomination letter by the dean; (2) Nominee’s abbreviated CV of no more than 2 pages (including most recent accomplishments); (3) Nominee’s statement of no more than 2 pages describing current research projects.

The nomination packets should be submitted in electronic form to PVFA@aa.ufl.edu, by April 7, 2023. Nominations submitted by this deadline will be reviewed by a committee of faculty which will recommend awards to the Provost.

Spring 2022 Winners

Prokop, Stefan

Medicine

Booker, Staja

Nursing

Bisinotto, Rafael

Veterinary Medicine

Hammond, Andrew

Law

Hale, Matthew

Engineering

Wang, Yan

Design, Construction and Planning

Strauss, Sarah

IFAS

Reisinger, Alexander "AJ"

IFAS

Scaglione, Nichole

Health & Human Performance

Williams, Amy

CLAS

Spring 2021 Winners

Alli, Abdel

Medicine

Boissoneault, Jeff

Public Health & Health Professions

Bowden, John

Veterinary Medicine

Chakrabarty, Paramita

Medicine

de Lartigue, Guillaume "Will"

Pharmacy

Majure, Lucas C.

Florida Museum of Natural History

Phelps, Edward

Engineering

Resende, Marcio

IFAS

Smuder, Ashley

Health & Human Performance

Torrey, Paul

CLAS

Spring 2020 Winners

Dean, Natalie

Public Health & Health Professions

Bartos, Imre

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Hibbitts, David

Engineering

Lo-Ciganic, Weihsuan "Jenny"

Pharmacy

Ryan, Terence

Health & Human Performance

Scheffers, Brett

CALS/IFAS

Reznikov, Leah

Veterinary Medicine

Alpert, Jordan

Journalism and Communications

Bryant, Andrew

Medicine

Bromfield, John

CALS/IFAS

Spring 2019 Winners

de Kloet, Annette Medicine
Dinculescu, Astra Medicine
Grenning, Alex Liberal Arts and Sciences
Peñagaricano, Francisco CALS/IFAS
Rashidi, Parisa Engineering
Ross, Kathryn Public Health and Health Professions
Smith, Steven Pharmacy
Splett, Joni Education
Toth, Zsolt Dentistry
Wang, Yu CALS/IFAS

Spring 2018 Winners

Forte, Domenic Engineering
Goss, Erica IFAS
Guryanova, Olga Medicne
Ortagus, Justin Education
Osborne, Todd IFAS
Qiu, Liangfei Business
Tran, David Medicine
Waddell, Frank Journalism and Communications
Wei, Yu-Jung Pharmacy
Williams, Trent Arts


Spring 2017 Winners

Bozia, Eleni Liberal Arts and Sciences
Brooks, Samantha     CALs/IFAS
Carillo, Daniel CALS/IFAS
Fedele, David Public Health and Health Professions
Fisher, Carla Journalism and Communications
Gage, Nicholas Education
Gunduz, Aysegul Engineering
Nguyen, Chuong  Veterinary Medicine
Sibille, Kimberly Medicine
Wang, Eric Medicine

Spring 2016 Winners

Allen, Josephine Engineering
Julcr, Jiri CALS/IFAS
Munoz, Patricio CALS/IFAS
Ebner, Natalie Liberal Arts and Sciences
Lichstein, Jeremy     Liberal Arts and Sciences
Burke, Sara Medicine
Rodriguez, E Medicine
Srinivasan, R Design, Construction and Planning
Aguirre, Jose Veterinary Medicine
Lanaj, Klodiana Business