ENGINEERING EDUCATION DEPARTMENT CHAIR LEADS THE PROCESSIONAL

Hans van Oostrom, Ph.D.

Dr. van Oostrom, chair of the Department of Engineering Education in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, has been serving as Chief Marshal at UF commencement ceremonies since 2018. For him, it is the culmination of all the hard work he has put into designing programs for students and improving them each semester.

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Charles M. Lovings

B.S. '68, Electrical Engineering

In celebration of Black History Month, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is honored to recognize Charles M. Lovings, who broke barriers as the first African American to graduate with an engineering degree from the University of Florida. He graduated in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and to this day continues a very successful career.

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The Future of AI Speaker Series

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The Future of AI Speaker Series at the Herbert Wertheim College Engineering is aimed at igniting ideas and fostering high level discussion among academe, industry, policymakers and other stakeholders at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

Current lectures feature Walden C. Rhines, Ph.D., President and CEO of Cornami, Inc. and Bill Gattle (BSME ’84, MS ’87), President of Space Systems at L3Harris Technologies.

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ENGINEERING EDUCATION DEPARTMENT CHAIR LEADS THE PROCESSIONAL

Hans van Oostrom, Ph.D.

Dr. van Oostrom, chair of the Department of Engineering Education in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, has been serving as Chief Marshal at UF commencement ceremonies since 2018. For him, it is the culmination of all the hard work he has put into designing programs for students and improving them each semester.

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See How We're Transforming the Future

On Oct. 1, 2015, Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim and the Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation gave a $50 million gift that catalyzed a $300 million public-private partnership to bring about the biggest transformation in the history of our college.

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