Faculty Senate - Distinguished Professor Lecture Series


Recipients of the Distinguished Professors/Curators Award


Distinguished Professor Lecture Series

January 30, 2019 @ 5 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber
Presenter:  R. Raymond Issa
Rinker Distinguished Professor and School Director
M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
College of Design, Construction and Planning
Title TBA
Webcast

February 20, 2019 @ 5 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber
Presenter:  Patricia Snyder
UF Distinguished Professor and David Lawrence Jr. Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Studies
Director, Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies
College of Education
Title TBA
Webcast

May 9, 2019 @ 5 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber
Presenter:  William Hager
UF Distiinguished Professor
Department of Mathematics
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Making things invisible with coatings
Webcast

February 21, 2019 @ 5 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber
Presenter:  Krista Vandenborne
UF Distiinguished Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health & Health Professions
The role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the pursuit of a treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Webcast

January 24, 2019 @ 5 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber
Presenter:  Simon Phillpot
UF Distiinguished Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
What is heat and how can we control it at the nanoscale?
Webcast

March 15, 2018 @ 5 p.m.
Reitz Union Chamber
Presenter:  Mingzhou Ding
UF Distiinguished Professor
J Crayton Pruitt Family Dept of Biomedical Engineering
Multimodal Imaging and Human Brain Functions
Webcast

April 10, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Sivaramakrishnan Balachandar
UF Distinguished Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Simulatiing Nature:  Petascale computations of environmental flows on world's largest supercomputers
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
Webcast

March 27, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Michael Perfit
UF Distinguished Professor
Geology
Submarine Rifts and Volcanoes:  Vents and Eruptions in the Deep Sea
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
Webcast

February 20, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Robert Ferl
UF Distinguished Professor
IFAS
Taking Life off this planet:  What does spaceflight teach us about biology, adaptation, and our place in the universe
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
Webcast

February 13, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Kevin Jones
UF Distinguished Professor
Material Science and Engineering
The Impact of Materials on Society or an engineer, sociologist, 3 historians, 2 english professors, 2 anthropologists and a classics professor walk into a bar.....
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
Webcast

February 6, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Hall Classroom
Presenter:  Mark Law
UF Distinguished Professor
Engineering
Semiconductors, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Honors Education:  Educating Chefs, not Cooks
*** Reserved parking available North Lawn of Stadium***
Webcast

January 23, 2017 @ 4 p.m.
Reitz Union Auditorium
Presenter:  Jeffrey Jones
UF Distinguished Professor
Plant Pathology
Insights into host-specific pathogenic Xanthomonas species on major crops in Florida
Webcast

October 17, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Francis Putz
UF Distinguished Professor
Biology
Still Trying to Save Tropical Forests
Webcast

April 25, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Nan-Yao Su
UF Distinguished Professor
Entomology
Termite Bait:  A Simple Solution to a Complicated and Expensive Problem
Webcast

April 14, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Peter Hirschfeld
UF Distinguished Professor
Physics
Superconductivity:  How Two Electrons can Attract Each Other and What it Might Mean to You Someday
Webcast

March 21, 2016 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Mark Orazem
UF Distinguished Professor
Chemical Engineering
Electrochemistry in Society
Webcast

April 6, 2015 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Kirk S. Schanze
Prominski Professor of Chemistry
UF Distinguished Professor
Pushing Photons for Fun (and Profit?):  Photochemistry from small molecules to materials and fundamentals to applications.
Webcast

February 9, 2015 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Rogert B. Fillingim, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Dentistry
This Will  Hurt Me More than it Hurts You:  Understanding Individual Differences in Pain
Webcast

October 29, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
Emerson Alumni Hall Classroom/Auditorium
Presenter:  Bruce J. MacFadden, PhD
Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at Florida Museum of Natural History
Discovering the ancient biodiversity of the New World tropics - A once-in-a-century opportunity in Panama.
Webcast

March 24, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
President's Ballroom, Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Leonid Moroz, Professor
Dept of Neuroscience
College of Medicine
The Final Frontiers:  Genomics - from Brain & Memory to  Antarctic & Space
Webcast

February 17, 2014 @ 4 p.m.
President's Ballroom, Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Ranganathan Narayanan, Bonnie and Fred Distinguished Professor
Director, Center for Surface Science and Engineering
College of Engineering
Bhopal - a Tale of Technology, Tragedy, and  Travesty
Webcast

January 27, 2014 @ 4 p.m
President's Ballroom, Emerson Alumni Hall
Presenter:  Leslie Thiele, Director of Sustainability Studies
Department of Political Science, Innovation and Ethics
College of Arts & Science
Fostering A Culture of Responsible Creativity
Webcast