Faculty

Faculty

img-placeholderAlina Zare

azare [at] ufl [dot] edu
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Google Scholars Page
Mathematics Genealogy Page

 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
December 2008
Ph.D. Thesis: Hyperspectral Endmember Detection and Band Selection using Bayesian Methods

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
August 2003

 

Appointments

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Aug. 2020 – Current

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Oct. 2016 – Aug. 2020

Associate ProfessorElectrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia MO
Sept. 2016

Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia MO
Sept. 2010 -Aug. 2016

Office of Naval Research Faculty FellowNaval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, FL
May – Aug. 2012 & May – Aug. 2013

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Computational Science and Intelligence Lab, University of FL, Gainesville, FL
Jan. 2009 – Aug. 2010

 

Publications

Publication listing can be found here: Publications

 

Projects

Project listing can be found here: Projects

 

Honors and Leadership

  • Faculty Research Excellence Award, UF Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, May 2020.
  • Program Chair, Phenome 2020
  • Best Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Jan. 2020.
  • Best New Faculty Award UF ECE Graduate Student Organization, 2019
  • Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Committee Coordinator, Aug. 2019 – Current
  • Program Chair, IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, July 2019
  • IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Education and IDEA Committee Member, Jan. 2019 – Current
  • Rising Researcher Award SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing, 2018
  • Outstanding Reviewer Recognition for IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 2017
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2016-Current
  • Honored as an MU Top Faculty Achiever, March 2015
  • National Geospatial Intelligence Agency New Investigator Program Award, Oct. 2014
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, May 2014
  • MU College of Engineering Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award, Mar. 2014
  • IEEE Senior Member: Elevated to Senior Member of the IEEE, Feb. 2014
  • Program Chair, IEEE Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing, Jun. 2013
  • Best Reviewer Recognition for IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2011
  • IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society Unsupervised Optical Data Fusion Contest Winner, 2009