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Aerospace Engineering Alumna Flies High at Los Alamos National Laboratory

In Alumni Spotlight, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Marianne Francois (Ph.D., AEMES* ’02) was named the Division Leader of the Theoretical Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in May 2020. Achieving this position was the culmination of 18 years of increasingly more complex work and greater responsibility. Of her success, she said, “It is an honor and very humbling to be leading a large number of scientists across …

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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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UF Engineers Receive NSF Early CAREER Awards to Support Innovative Research

In Department of Chemical Engineering, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Featured, Honors & Awards, ICYMI

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida is pleased to announce that six faculty members have received National Science Foundation (NSF) Early CAREER Awards in 2020.

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UF Engineering Undergrad Named Navy/ROTC Student of the Year

In Carousel, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Diversity and Inclusion, Honors & Awards

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. …