Six Water Institute Affiliate Faculty Members Awarded 2018-2021 UF Research Foundation Professorships

Yearly, the University of Florida Research Foundation awards three-year professorships to up to 34 UF Full-time, Associate and Full Professors with tenure. Of the 33 faculty members who received the award for 2018, six of the UFRF Professors are UF Water Institute Affiliate Faculty. The Affiliate Faculty who were awarded Professorships are: According to the UFRF website, the Professorship Award is meant to “recognize recent contributions and to provide incentives for continued excellence in research.” Each Professorship is a three-year appointment, including a $5,000 annual salary supplement and a $3,000 grant to support research. In order to be considered for the award, each faculty member had to have been nominated and recommended by their Department Chair for demonstrated excellence in their field and “an active current research program that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their field.” For more information about the University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship Awards, please visit the Office of Research website.