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Announcing the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

And a $50 million gift to catalyze a $300 million transformation.


Florida Governor Recognizes UF Engineering Alumnus with Young Entrepreneur Award

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Alex Theodore, co-founder of Fracture, a company that prints photos on glass, was enrolled in the Engineering Innovation Institute.

Mike Cottmeyer to serve as Entrepreneur in Residence

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

After growing a top-ranked Gator100 company, the computer engineering alumnus will return to campus to mentor others.


UF ASCE Wins 2016 Distinguished Chapter Award

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

UF’s American Society of Civil Engineers was recognized for their outstanding contributions and activities – including a “Triple Crown” of wins.


Materials Science & Engineering team developing biodegradable heart stent at UF

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Materials Science & Engineering professors Josephine Allen and Tony Webb have been awarded $3.3M to innovate solutions for improved vascular health.


Faculty experts attract world-class hardware security lab

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Industry partner invests in UF facility that will expand capabilities of Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research


UF Innovation Station Sarasota County hires Al Carlson as regional director

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

The retired CEO of Sun Hydraulics will join the leadership team at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.

Honorary Doctorate recipient Wally Rhines

UF extends highest honor to Wally Rhines

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

An icon in the microelectronics industry, Wally received an honorary doctorate in technology last weekend. Rhines Hall, the Materials Science & Engineering building, is named after his father, founding chair of the department.

Mind-controlled drone race

Mind-controlled drones race to the future

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Engineering students at the University of Florida are pushing the edge of what’s possible with Brain-Computer Interface technology. Featured in The New York Times, ABC News, Yahoo News and more.

Spring 2016 Commencement

Spring 2016 Commencement

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

On May 1, we are celebrating the first graduating class of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. View streaming links, schedule, venue information and more.

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