UF Engineering Leadership Institute

We live in a world where rapid technology advances frequently collide with volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business conditions that result in the increasing need for effective engineering leadership. The Engineering Leadership Institute at the University of Florida is preparing a diverse engineering student body with the mindset, knowledge and key competencies needed for their transition into the workforce as an emerging engineering leader.

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UF Engineering alumnus Gene Fraser Endows Teaching Professorships in the Engineering Leadership Institute

The two professorships made possible by Fraser’s endowment will be held by faculty of the Institute: Dr. Claudio Spiguel and ELI Associate Director Bill McElroy.

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Gator engineering students reach semi-finals in the third annual Lockheed Martin Engineering Ethics Competition

“This was the first time we entered a team in this competition, and it was a wonderful experience for our students to reach the semi-final round amongst such strong competition,” stated Bill McElroy, team faculty coach and Associate Director of UF’s Engineering Leadership Institute (ELI).

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Jared Stone, B.S. '18, Mechanical Engineering

Vehicle Integration Engineer, Ford Motor Company

The Engineering Leadership Certificate program was absolutely the most invaluable set of courses I took at UF, and the lessons learned helped shape my career and personal life. They supplemented my technical training with the leadership and strategic thinking skills that provided me with an unparalleled opportunity to enhance my professional career, and the skills competitively separate myself in the marketplace.

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UF Engineering alumnus Gene Fraser Endows Teaching Professorships in the Engineering Leadership Institute

The two professorships made possible by Fraser’s endowment will be held by faculty of the Institute: Dr. Claudio Spiguel and ELI Associate Director Bill McElroy.

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