UF wins national ASCE Steel Bridge competition

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Reposted from the Gainesville Sun By Ariana Figueroa, Correspondent   A team of Gators have added yet another national title to the University of Florida’s trophy haul. The school is now the home of the best steel bridge builders in the country, maybe even the world. The group of civil engineering students who make up the UF steel bridge team took …

NSF’s Epicenter selects Gator Engineering students as fellows

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Two Gator Engineering students have been selected for University Innovation Fellows, a program of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter), which is funded by the National Science Foundation and housed at Stanford University. Natalie DeVarona and Daniel Kleinman – both mentored by Erik Sander, director of UF’s Engineering Innovation Institute – were among 123 student leaders from …

Gators’ first 2015 enrollee will be a Gator Engineer

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The first enrollee for the 2015 Florida Gators football team will also be a Gator Engineer. Daniel Imatorbhebhe (pronounced “EE-mat-tor-beh-beh”) is planning to study Industrial & Systems Engineering, in addition to being a tight end under the direction of new head coach Jim McElwain. In a recent interview with a Scout Recruiting reporter, Imatorbhebhe – who had several offers to …