It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Warren B. Nelms, an outstanding alumnus from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Nelms passed away on May 16, 2021. Warren is forever honored and remembered by the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World, thanks to a generous gift made by his son and daughter-in-law, David and Daryl Nelms and the Nelms family in 2017.
Remembering Michael Joseph MacDonald (1942 – 2019)
Michael Joseph MacDonald, Major, USAF, RET, BSEAE ’68 Whispering Pines – Mike was born April 1, 1942 in Brighton, MA to Lorayne McWeeney. In 1947, he was adopted by Daniel and Helen MacDonald of Pittsfield, MA. The family eventually moved to Winooski, VT. Mike graduated from Rice Memorial High School in 1959. In 1963 he graduated from St. Michael’s College …
Remembering Duane S. Ellifritt (1935 – 2018)
Duane Ellifritt, Esteemed Structural Engineering Professor and UF’s “Man of Steel”, Dies At 82
Remembering Erich Farber (1921–2017)
UF professor emeritus Erich Farber, internationally acclaimed for his work in the field of solar energy, passed away on April 9, 2017.
Remembering John Staudhammer (1932-2017)
Computer Graphics pioneer and University of Florida Professor Emeritus Dr. John Staudhammer has died. He was a noted American Electrical Engineer and devoted educator.
Remembering Lamar Miller (1935-2017)
Lamar Miller, University of Florida professor of environmental engineering sciences, passed away on January 1, 2017. He was 81. Miller spent 13 years at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency where he was science advisor to the Assistant Administrator for Enforcement and Director of Hazardous Waste Enforcement in Washington, D.C. He joined the faculty at UF as a professor in the …
Remembering Rudolf E. Kalman (1930 – 2016)
Professor Emeritus Kalman, a long-time mentor at UF, was awarded the National Medal of Science for his development of the Kalman filter.
Remembering Arthur Saarinen
The UF Distinguished Alumnus was respected around the world for his environmental engineering designs and ethics.
Remembering Larry Hench (1938-2015)
A celebration at the Florida Museum of Natural History will honor the life of the UF Professor Emeritus and inventor of Bioglass – the world’s first man-made material to bond with living tissues.
Remembering Gene Hemp
“He served the college, the university, and the Florida university system in so many capacities, always with selfless distinction.” – Dean Abernathy