“What makes me proud to be a black engineer and represent the black community in this field is just being able to be a role model,” says Ciku Makumi, a current Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering student. Makumi recently completed a… Read More
“There were many times I entered a classroom on the first day to see that I was the only woman of color,” says Tara Battle, BSME ‘10. Initially a Chemistry major with dreams of going to medical school, Battle was… Read More
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This month we celebrate Black engineers of UF MAE and the legacies they are creating for future students and engineers of color. Follow along as we share the stories of three engineers and their experiences. Keri-Anne Lue Tara Battle Ciku… Read More
“At times, I find myself working twice as hard as the next person to prove that I belong in this field,” says senior Keri-Anne Lue, a mechanical and biomechanics engineering major, “It is not common (as of yet) for a… Read More