José Fortes Named UFRF Professor for 2019-22

Dr. José Fortes was one of three Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering faculty recently named University of Florida Research Foundation (UFRF) Professors for 2019-2022.

Dr. Fortes is the AT&T Eminent Scholar and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida where he founded and is the Director of the Advanced Computing and Information Systems Laboratory. Among other current projects, he is leading the development of the cyberinfrastructure of the NSF-funded iDigBio project, is the principal investigator and Steering Committee Chair of the NSF-funded CENTRA initiative and is a principal or co-principal investigator of several other NSF projects (including HuMaINand PRAGMA).

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering published a full announcement here.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. José Fortes.