Welcome to the Herbert Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence!
With the help of a $300 million public-private partnership, UF is transforming the heart of campus into a home and headquarters for the New Engineer. This will be our flagship building: an 84,000 square foot state-of-the-art research and educational environment.
Make Your Mark
Thank You, Herbie
Celebrating five years of unrelenting progress as the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.
Key Building Features
CLASSROOMS AND TOOLS to facilitate team-based learning, including freshman design labs
Faculty and student COLLISION SPACES to encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration
State of the art BIOTECH LAB to engineer solutions to overcome cancer, cardiovascular and muscular system disorders, and neurodegenerative diseases
PROTOTYPING LABS to enhance hands-on learning and help develop big ideas
GLOBAL TELECONFERENCING LAB to build 21st century communication and networking skills
Herbert Wertheim’s Portrait Unveiled
Watch the five-year anniversary celebration and the unveiling of Dr. Herbert Wertheim’s portrait inside the Herbert Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence!
The Wertheim gift catalyzed a powerful public and private fundraising initiative. The college is tremendously grateful to the Florida legislature for investing in engineering education and research, as well as the following private donors:
- Ron and Rachel Antevy
- Subroto and Susmita Bagchi
- Harold Boyd
- Bud and Kim Deffebach
- Carlos and Olga del Sol
- Harlan and Kathy Harrell
- Rhonda Holt
- Don Irons
- Gary and Suzy Miller
- Doug and Jane Miller
- Scott Pressly
- Dr. Sachio and Frances Semmoto
- W. Kelly Smith
- David M. Thomas
- Bill and Lisa Troner
- Henry Upjohn and Elizabeth Upjohn Mason