This division spans a wide area of research involving electromagnetic fields and their application.

The division includes:

  • power generation
  • the distribution and utilization of electrical energy
  • interaction wave guides
  • optical fiber
  • photonic devices

UF is one of the few universities in the world conducting lightning research.
Field research on lightning is performed each summer both on the UF campus and at Camp Blanding, Florida.


AREA FACULTY

DIVISION COORDINATOR: henry zmuda
Henry Zmuda

Henry Zmuda

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Photonics, Lasers, electromagnetics

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Arturo Bretas

Arturo Bretas

Professor

Research Interests Cyber-physical systems security, power systems operation, control and protection

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Robert Moore

Robert Moore

Professor

Research Interests Electromagnetic waves, non-linear energetic interactions in the ionosphere, remote-sensing applications

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Vladimir Rakov

Vladimir Rakov

Professor

Research Interests Lightning, atmospheric electricity, lightning protection

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Martin Uman

Martin Uman

Distinguished Professor

Research Interests Lightning physics, lightning protection, electromagnetic field theory

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Shuo Wang

Shuo Wang

Professor

Research Interests Power electronics, electrical power, electromagnetic interference, electric vehicles, green energy conversion and grid integration

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