Month: September 2012

ISE Entrepreneur to Speak at GAIN Luncheon

GAINESVILLE, FL:  Aidan Augustin, an ISE student and co-owner of the company, Feathr, will present in the GAIN Monthly Luncheon Speaker Series on Wednesday, September 26th, at 11:30 a.m.  The luncheon will be held at Carrabbas’ Italian Grill. Feathr is… Read More

Jimenez-Drack (BS ’98) Keeps Career on Manufacturing Path

Natzia Jimenez-Drack delivers a lecture to students

GAINESVILLE, FL:  While many engineers start out in manufacturing, they often migrate to other areas of interest or pursue management positions over time.  But Ms. Natzia Jimenez-Drack started in semiconductor manufacturing as a student intern at Intel, graduating with a B.S.… Read More

RMFE Seminar: Adaptive Trading and Longevity

Dr. Ryan Garvey profile picture

GAINESVILLE, FL: Dr. Ryan Garvey, Professor and Chair of Finance at Duquesne University, will deliver the talk “Adaptive Trading and Longevity” in the Financial Engineering Seminar hosted by the Risk Management and Financial Engineering Lab on Monday, September 24 at… Read More

ISE Interns Gain Boatload of Experience with Monterey

Students pose for a photo on top of a Yacht

WILLISTON, FL: ISE undergraduates Fernando Blaubach, Ronny Gomes, Genivier Peterson and Jared Stewart recently completed summer internships with Monterey Boats.  During the six-week experience, they worked on a variety of problems, including stockroom flow improvements, and new boat model documentation… Read More

ISE Seniors Off and Running with New Design Projects

Students give a presentation on Labor Traffic Logistics

GAINESVILLE, FL:  ISE undergraduates must complete a capstone project in order to fulfill their requirements for graduation.  This semester, the projects range from improving manufacturing processes to optimizing travel routes to designing inventory management decision support systems.  Students proposed their… Read More

UF Joins Coursera in Offering Free Classes Online

Screenshot of a Coursera page

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA: Coursera, which began in January, is a web-based cooperative that offers free online courses from colleges all over the globe, as reported in the Wired Campus blog of The Chronicle of Higher Education.  The company recently announced that 17… Read More