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Domenic Forte, Ph.D., Aysegul Gunduz, Ph.D., and Maitane Olabarrieta, Ph.D.
Engineering Wins Big With Three PECASE Awards
Domenic Forte, ECE, Aysegul Gunduz, BME, and Maitane Olabarrieta, ESSIE, have been recognized with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, or PECASE, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding early-career scientists and engineers.
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UF Rises to No. 7 Among Public Universities in U.S. News & World Report Rankings
For the third year in a row, the University of Florida has risen in the U.S. News & World Report Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No. 7. For the third consecutive year, UF appears in the top-10 rankings of national public universities.
Hans van Oostrom, chair of the Department of Engineering Education
College Launches Department of Engineering Education
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Department of Engineering Education is the college’s tenth department and will be led by Hans van Oostrom. The department specializes in engineering education research and the delivery of innovative instructional methods in engineering undergraduate courses as well as assessment.
SPH Foundation CEO Bruce Acton with Mosaic Senior Director of Public Affairs Sarah Fedorchuk and Mosaic Senior Vice President Bruce Bodine
Bruce Bodine, Senior VP – Phosphates at Mosaic Company
Bruce Bodine (B.S.E.N. ’95) has returned to Florida to lead in the phosphate mining field. Throughout his career growth and transitions, environmental consciousness has always been a critical thread in his vision at work, thanks to his engineering education.
Daisy Zhe Wang, Ph.D.; Erika Moore, Ph.D.; and Kevin Butler, Ph.D.
Engineering’s Rising Stars Shine Brightly at the University of Florida
Since 2018, the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, with the support of generous alumni and their gifts, has established the Rising Star Professorships to recruit and retain premier junior faculty. Erika Moore, MSE; Daisy Zhe Wang, CISE; and Kevin Butler, CISE, are three recipients of these professorships.
Parisa Rashidi, Ph.D.
UF Engineer Uses AI to Enhance Health Assessments in ICU
Biomedical engineer Parisa Rashidi and her team collaborated with the UF College of Medicine on an interdisciplinary project, using pervasive sensing technology and AI to perform autonomous and highly detailed monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Online engineering graduate education program ranked #16 by U.S. News & World Report
Expand Your Opportunities with a Master’s Degree in Engineering
UF offers both online (UF EDGE) and on-campus options to earn your Master’s degree from 9 unique UF Engineering departments, as well as the part-time OEM program designed for full-time working professionals. Start advancing your engineering career by choosing a degree track that works for you!
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Register Now for the 2019 Gator Engineering Alumni Reunion
Join us on Saturday, November 9th before the UF v. Vanderbilt game for food, student displays, face painting, dancing, lawn games and to hear more about how we are Powering the New Engineer to Transform the Future! With the purchase of a meal package you will receive a college-branded giveaway!
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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 most significant transformation in our 109-year history.
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