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With a $50 million catalyst gift from Dr. Herbert & Nicole Wertheim and the Dr. Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation, the college has embarked on a $300 million public-private partnership that will leverage support from the state, the university and from private donors, resulting in the biggest transformation in our history.

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Dan and Teresa Nieten

BSECE ’92; MSCE ’04; Ph.D., CE ‘11 (Dan); BSECE ’92; MSCE ’04; Ph.D., CE ‘11 (Teresa)

Triple Gators Dan and Teresa Nieten met at UF as undergraduates in engineering. Several years ago, the Nietens decided to give back to their home away from home by creating a scholarship for undergraduate CISE students. This year, The Nieten Award for Undergraduate Students, which focuses on first-generation and military dependent students, was awarded for the first time to Jack Wittmayer.

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Edwin Marcial

B.S. '92, Computer Engineering

When Edwin Marcial is driving, he is often talking to CEO’s, CTO’s, and COO’s from some of America’s top companies about how they made their companies a success. The drives and the tech talk are captured on video for Marcial’s Techrides web site.

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Marianne Francois

Ph.D. '02, Aerospace Engineering

Marianne Francois was named the Division Leader of the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in May 2020.

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Dan and Teresa Nieten

BSECE ’92; MSCE ’04; Ph.D., CE ‘11 (Dan); BSECE ’92; MSCE ’04; Ph.D., CE ‘11 (Teresa)

Triple Gators Dan and Teresa Nieten met at UF as undergraduates in engineering. Several years ago, the Nietens decided to give back to their home away from home by creating a scholarship for undergraduate CISE students. This year, The Nieten Award for Undergraduate Students, which focuses on first-generation and military dependent students, was awarded for the first time to Jack Wittmayer.

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