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UF Engineering Undergrad Named Navy/ROTC Student of the Year

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Jennifer Fillebrown, Navy/ROTC Student of the Year Jennifer Fillebrown, Navy/ROTC Student of the Year One of UF’s Gator Battalion Midshipmen has been selected as the 2019 Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) All American NAVY ROTC Student of the Year. Midshipman 1/C Jennifer Fillebrown competed against a national field of 58 other ROTC students and made the final 12. Now NFCU …

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Remembering Michael Joseph MacDonald (1942 – 2019)

In Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, In Memoriam

Michael Joseph MacDonald, Major, USAF, RET, BSEAE ’68 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. …

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31 Faculty Awarded University Term Professorships

In Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment, Honors & Awards, ICYMI, J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, News, Research & Innovation

The University Term Professorship was established in 2016 and is presented to 250 eligible faculty members annually. Selection of University Term Professorships is based on an assessment of academic accomplishment by either a faculty advisory committee and/or the department chair and approved by the dean. Each award runs for 3 years and provides a $5,000/year salary supplement to the awardee. …

Florida High Tech Corridor Council Names Three UF Alumni as New Faces of Technology 2019

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Three UF engineering alumni are among the 12 new “Faces of Technology” recognized by the Florida High Tech Corridor Council in 2019. Their selection underscores the innovative work being done by graduates from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. Sean Dotson (’97 BSME, Mechanical Engineering), President and CEO, RND Automation & Engineering masterminds the advancement of automation solutions and machine …