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

Top 10% of high-scoring reviewers at Neurips 2020, October 2020.

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

 

Additional Related Links

NVIDIA Meet the Researcher Profile. Oct. 2020. https://bit.ly/325Whbg

UF Informatics Institute AI Advances and Applications Seminar. “Plant Root Analysis with Multiple Instance Learning.” Sept. 2020. https://bit.ly/2TMgcHw

Collaboration with Agronomy video. Nov. 2019. https://news.ece.ufl.edu/2019/11/08/alina-zare-partners-with-agronomy/

Global Centra Webinar Series. “Machine Learning and Application in Remote Sensing.” Mar. 2019. https://www.globalcentra.org/spring2019webinars/

Nobel Institute Research Seminar. “Learning from Imprecision for Target Characterization and Spectral Unmixing.” Nov. 2017. https://bit.ly/34PSssj

Plantae Seminar. “Plants, Rumors, and Imaging Spectroscopy.” Dec. 2017. https://bit.ly/2TOefKM