Alumni & Giving

The 50,000 Gator Engineering alumni from around the globe are some of the most highly recognized experts in their fields.

They shape our society, creating a foundation of innovation and leadership that is making an impact on our world, and will serve the Gator Good for generations to come. Our goal at the college is to provide the New Engineer with the experiences and tools they need to solve the world’s greatest challenges – advancing health care, security, sustainability and enabling technologies. The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is Powering the New Engineer to Transform the Future!

Did You Know:

Florida Field

The lighting at Florida Field a.k.a. “The Swamp” is a product of Gator Engineering alum Charles Poekel’s (M.S. ECE, ’38) master’s thesis in 1938.

Civil engineering professor Forrest Masters has been featured on The Weather Channel, Mythbusters, Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, CNN and CBS’s “This Old House” for his work with UF’s hurricane simulator, which tests building materials in hurricane conditions.

Civil engineering professor Forrest Masters has been featured on The Weather Channel, Mythbusters, Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, CNN and CBS’s “This Old House” for his work with UF’s hurricane simulator, which tests building materials in hurricane conditions.

Four of Fortune 500’s presidents/CEOs are Gator Engineers—and each one has received UF’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

Four of Fortune 500’s presidents/CEOs are Gator Engineers—and each one has received UF’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

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