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UF Alum Madeley Arriola Guerrero Selected as a New Face of Civil Engineering by ASCE

In Alumni Spotlight, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, News

UF Engineering alum Madeley Arriola Guerrero (B.S., 2017) was selected as a 2019 New Face of Civil Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This program recognizes notable achievements of young, distinguished civil engineers. Only 10 extraordinary professionals in the nation were honored with this prestigious award this year. Growing up in Nicaragua, Arriola Guerrero knew at 16 …

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Alumni Spotlight: Shanna Amster (Mechanical Engineering ’17, ’18)

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Shanna Amster is a double Gator graduate, earning both her B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering in Spring 2017 and Fall 2018, respectively. During her time at UF, Amster was actively involved both inside and outside of the classroom. Within the college, Amster took on leadership roles in several student organizations …

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Alumni Spotlight: Patrick Bollinger, Civil Engineering ’18

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering

Patrick Bollinger graduated with a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Florida. His journey was different from most students who were recognized at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering’s Fall 2018 commencement ceremony. Bollinger, originally from Maryland, left college more than two decades ago to work in his family’s roofing business and then in solar project management. After …

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Soaring Toward a $100B Industry

In Alumni Spotlight, Featured

This article was originally published as “Drone Maker Sees Business Opportunity In Keeping Workers And Warfighters Safe” at For intrepid wildlife biologists stomping around in the bush, it’s not an animal mauling or an attacking microbe that most often spells doom. Statistically speaking, it’s the aircraft they use to enter remote areas that does them in. In fact, one …

Meet Your 2018 Alumni Reunion Challengers

In Alumni Spotlight, In the Headlines, News

RAISE $25,000 IN 25 DAYS IN HONOR OF STEPUP’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY October 16 – November 10, 2018 When the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering selected funding for STEPUP (the Successful Transition and Enhanced Preparation for Undergraduates Program) as a focus of the 2018 Alumni Reunion, they wanted to find a Challenge Champion to inspire everyone to support this important …