Alumni Stories


Engineer Shirley Hoffman Kilkelly Made Women’s History at UM

Attracting girls and young women to the STEM fields has become a national priority in recent years, and the University of Miami College of Engineering is ahead of the curve: females currently make up 31 percent of the student body, significantly more...

College of Engineering Alumna Interviews the First African-American Engineer in the State of Florida

On February 16, University of Miami College of Engineering alumna Kyrah L. Williams, BSAE ’16 and MArch ’18, had the distinct privilege of interviewing the first licensed African-American engineer in the state of Florida, Charles Mitchell. Born and...

Alumnus Leonard Pinchuk Awarded Prestigious National Academy of Engineering 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize for Innovations in Bioengineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has awarded the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize to Dr. Leonard Pinchuk, MSBE ’79, PhD ’84, along with colleagues Dr. Julio Palmaz, Dr. John Simpson, Dr. Richard Schatz and Dr. Paul Yock.  The Prize...
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