About CPET

CPET Goals & Mission

CPET Programs are developed and coordinated to promote excellence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM); foster interdisciplinary science education throughout university research centers; forge partnerships among researchers, schools, communities, and industries; continually integrate research processes and product knowledge with national education goals and standards; foster the skills of research students, graduate students, and faculty to bring their work to the public.



Important Dates

The dates for each of our programs can be found here. Dates for both student and teacher programs, as well as deadlines and orientation dates for Dual Enrollment can be found on this page.



Location & Contact Information

We are located in the University of Florida’s Yon Hall, housed in the east side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Stairs up to our office are located between Gates 12 and 13, or you can take the elevator located at Gate 14.




The members of the CPET team come from a wide variety of backgrounds and specializations. This page lists all of our staff members and their titles, and contains links to each staff members personal page.



Publications & Presentations

View the full list of CPET publications and presentations.




Previous Programs

A listing of programs that are no longer in operation at CPET, such as the Emerging Pathogens (ICORE) program, the Environmental Health Partnership (EHP) program, and the Teachers as Scholars (TAS) program.