Appointment of Dr. Robert Ferl as Assistant Vice President for Research – Strategic Projects:

Published: May 9th, 2019

Category: Memos

Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Ferl as the Assistant Vice President for Research – Strategic Projects within the Office of Research. 

Since 2006, Dr. Ferl has served as the Director of ICBR, a role that he will relinquish in assuming the position of assistant vice president. Dr. Ferl received his PhD in Biology and Genetics from Indiana University in 1980.  Dr. Ferl is a Distinguished Professor within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.  He has served as a UF faculty member since 1980.  Dr. Ferl’s numerous accomplishments and recognition include recipient of the AIAA Jeffries Award, the NASA Exception Scientific Achievement Medal, selection as an AAAS Fellow, and co-chair of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Biological and Physical Sciences in Space.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Robert Ferl on his new position within the Office of Research which begins June 3, 2019.

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