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Gator Motorsports Designs Race Car, Places Third at Annual Formula SAE Michigan Event

In Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Education, Events

Gator Motorsports, the University of Florida’s Formula SAE team, raced to the podium for the first time in seven years at the annual Formula SAE Michigan, held May 18-21 in Brooklyn, Michigan. Gator Motorsports competed against more than 90 teams and placed third overall in the international competition where students design, manufacture, assemble, test and race a small Formula 1-style race car.

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Class of 2022 Spring Recognition Ceremony Speaker

In Alumni Spotlight, Events, News

Rodney Rogers (BS ISE ’87) With more than 30 years in the technology services industry, Rodney Rogers is recognized as a successful serial entrepreneur and expert technologist, known for his leadership contributions in the realization of two back-to-back “unicorns” — startups that achieve billion-dollar valuations. Rogers co-founded Virtustream in 2009, an enterprise cloud computing company, and was chairman and CEO …

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NAE President John L. Anderson Imparts Life Lessons and the Keys to Creating the New Engineer at UF

In Alumni Spotlight, Engineering Education, Engineering Leadership Institute, Events, Featured, News

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the Engineering Leadership Institute (ELI) hosted Dr. John L. Anderson, Ph.D., president of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), for the seminar “The Future of Engineering and Computer Science” on February 21. The seminar series brings world-class leaders in industry and academia to UF as part of the engineering leadership development program of the ELI.

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Engineering Education Department Chair Leads The Processional

In Department of Engineering Education, Events

Nothing says comeback like the return to in-person commencement ceremonies this spring, and Dr. Hans van Oostrom was happily super busy as Chief Marshal, leading the 26 processionals that marked the graduation festivities. In 2020, in-person commencement ceremonies had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but this year those graduates were also invited back to join in the festivities.

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New Engineers Speak Up at Graduation Celebration

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Education, Events, J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering

Three students graduating this spring from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering spoke at the college’s 2020 online graduation celebration, held on May 3. Jayla Bradley and Sylvester Kwo represented the students receiving their Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering, while Yao Xiao represented those students receiving their Ph.D. degrees. Jayla Bradley (B.S., ISE ’20) Jayla Bradley was born in …

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Gator100 celebrates the world’s “Fastest Growing Gator Companies” and honors UF Engineering alumnus Scott Pressly with the Pinnacle Award.

In Alumni Spotlight, Events, News

Each year the UF Alumni Association, in partnership with the UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, recognizes UF alumni who have created and guided some of the most innovative and profitable businesses in the nation and the world. Congratulations to the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering alumni who made the 2020 list!