UF Engineering Professor Emeritus and Alumna Recognized by Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Honors & Awards, News

A University of Florida professor emeritus in materials science and engineering who developed an innovative computer chip manufacturing process, and an alumnus in electrical and computer engineering who is a leader at IBM in the application of artificial intelligence to aging issues, are among the 2021 inductees to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. During his 30 years at UF, …

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Gator100 Recognizes 17 Engineering Alumni in 2021

In Alumni Spotlight, Honors & Awards, News

Alumni from the University of Florida have created and guided some of the most innovative and profitable businesses in the nation and the world. Each year, the UF Alumni Association, in partnership with the UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center recognizes these amazing entrepreneurs with the Gator100 Awards. Congratulations to our talented Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering alumni who made the …

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Celebrating Black History — Charles M. Lovings (BSEE ‘68)

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Interview by Curtis Taylor, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Student Affairs 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 (UF). He graduated in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering …

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Aerospace Engineering Alumna Flies High at Los Alamos National Laboratory

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Marianne Francois (Ph.D., AEMES ’02) was named the Division Leader of the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in May 2020. Achieving this position was the culmination of 18 years of increasingly more complex work and greater responsibility. Of her success, she said, “It is an honor and very humbling to be leading a large number of scientists across multiple disciplines.”