Dean and Professor
College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida
For seminal and innovative research contributions to construction engineering and informatics, and development of next generation industry leaders
Grace M. Bochenek
Director & Professor
School of Modeling, Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida
For contributions in Modeling and Simulation
College of Marine Science University of South Florida
Pioneering research in the field of viral metagenomics
University of Central Florida
For contributions to the development of flexible, nanocomposite crystallite doped polymer solar cells for commercial flexible, optically-powered power supplies.
Mario De La Rosa
Endowed University Professor in Health Equity Florida International University
A national leader in conceptual - operational frameworks for large scale quantitative research on Latinos, and seminal contributions in community health interventions in high-risk sub-groups
Department of Psychology and the Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida
For lifetime research and technical contributions to the science and practice of Human Factors and Ergonomics.
The Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Florida State University
For scientific excellent, extraordinary accomplishments, and international leadership in advancing our understanding, assessment, prevention, and treatment of suicidal behavior.
Angela R. Laird
Professor of Physics
Director of the FIU Center for Imaging Science, and Professor, Department of Physics Florida International University
Dr. Laird is a leading scholar and pioneer in cognitive neuroscience with high-impact contributions to understanding brain function and development.
Distinguished Endowed Professor; Director
Florida State University and Center for Translational Behavioral Science
Leader in translational behavioral research to improve chronic disease management in minority adolescents.
Scientific Director & Executive Vice Chair of Research and Faculty Affairs in Neurology
Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute & University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
For outstanding contribution and leadership in science of atherosclerosis, neurovascular ultrasound, and research education and mentorship.
Professor and Interim Chair of Pediatrics; Medical Director
University of Florida College of Medicine; Diabetes Institute
Defining subjects at-risk for type 1 diabetes and the genetic, immune and metabolic alterations occurring before onset and development of therapies to prevent and delay disease onset.
Professor; Co- Director; Chair Emeritus; Founder and Honorary Director
Public Health Sciences, Architecture, Psychology, and Educational & Psychological Studies; Florida Node Alliance, National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network; Department of Public Health Sciences University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
For exemplar contributions to prevention science and globally impactful substance use prevention for youth and families
Distinguished Professor and Chair; Dr. Robert and Barbara Crisafi Chair in Medication Safety; Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Safety
University of Florida
For uncovering real-world drug safety problems and guiding clinical and regulatory decisions on the safe and effective use of medications.