Alina Zare

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Associate Dean for Research & Facilities


Phone: 352-273-2604
Mailing Address: 
PO Box 116130, Gainesville, FL 32611-6130

Office Location

Weil 300E

Primary Research Area

Signals and Systems

Research Interests

Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Remote Sensing, Artificial Intelligence, Image Processing


Honors and Awards:
  • SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellow (2023-24)
  • H.E.R.S. Leadership Institute Participant, 2021-2022
  • Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Teacher/Scholar of the Year, 2021-2022
  • Term Professorship Award, University of Florida, August 2021-July 2024
  • Advanced Leadership for Academics and Professionals Participant, 2022-2023
  • Best Reviewer Recognition, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2011
  • NSF CAREER Award for research entitled “Supervised Learning with Incomplete and Uncertain Data” 2014
  • NGA New Investigator Award, 2014
  • University of Missouri College of Engineering Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award, Mar. 2014
  • Outstanding Reviewer Recognition, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 2016
  • Rising Researcher Award, SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing, 2018
  • Best Reviewer Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 2019
  • ECE Graduate Student Organization Best New Faculty Award, 2019
  • Best Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Jan. 2020
  • Faculty Research Excellence Award, UF Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, May 2020
  • Faculty Service Excellence Award, UF Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, May 2021


  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 2008