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Florida Tech AIChE Student Chapter

  • NSF Funds Florida Tech-led Initiative for STEM Scholarships
    Grant Earmarked for Students Transferring from Community, State Colleges  MELBOURNE, FLA. — A Florida Institute of Technology proposal to use scholarships to boost the number of students studying the critical Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics discipline of engineering has received a National Science Foundation grant worth more than $610,000 over the next five years. Led […]
  • Glicksman Appointed Dean of Florida Tech College of Engineering
    MELBOURNE, FLA. — Noted materials scientist and metallurgist Martin E. Glicksman was appointed Dean of the College of Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology. He held the position on an interim basis since January. Dean Glicksman also serves as the Allen S. Henry Chair and University Professor of Engineering. “After an extensive search, we were […]
  • Two Incoming Freshmen Earn Presidential Scholarships at Florida Tech
    MELBOURNE, FLA.—William Nyffenegger of Rockledge, Fla., and Victoria Cowdrick of Riverview, Fla., have received the prestigious Presidential Scholarship at Florida Institute of Technology and will begin as freshmen in fall 2013. A combination of scholarships and grants, the Presidential Scholarship is equal to the annual cost of full tuition. Nyffenegger, who will major in applied […]
  • Farmer Scholar Andrew Hernandez Earns Chemical Engineering Award
    MELBOURNE, FLA.—At Florida Institute of Technology’s recent Honors Convocation, Andrew Hernandez earned the 2013 Donald R. Mason Award. It is presented annually to the outstanding senior in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Hernandez, the first Phillip W. Farmer Scholar, holds a 3.80 GPA and graduated May 4. He is a 2009 graduate of Jesuit High […]
  • Outstanding Florida Tech Junior and Outstanding Senior Named at Honors Convocation
    MELBOURNE, FLA—At Florida Institute of Technology’s recent Honors Convocation, Tiffany Farrar of Melbourne, Fla., was named Outstanding Senior and Sydney Nicole Smead of Palm Bay, Fla.,was named Outstanding Junior for the 2012-2013 academic year. They were chosen by a faculty committee from among those earning Outstanding Junior and Outstanding Senior designations within each academic area. […]