Congratulations to the Summer Class of 2020!


Summer Class of 2020

On behalf of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and the Nuclear Engineering Program – CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve taken on the most incredible and amazing journey to becoming an engineer, and you’ve succeeded.

As new graduates, you are joining a family of over 4500 UF Materials Science & Engineering and Nuclear Engineering alumni across the world. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in academia, national laboratories and industry with positions at Intel, AMD, Shell, ExxonMobil, Johnson & Johnson, Michelin Tire, Texas Instruments, Proctor & Gamble, Northrup Grumman … and the list goes on.

You are moving on to a new and exciting chapter in your life, and we wish you all the best for the future that lies ahead. Be safe, take care and please keep in touch.


Doctorate, Materials Science & Engineering

Sarah Ellison, Ph.D.
Michele Fullarton, Ph.D.
Floyd Hilty, Ph.D.
Yu Lu, Ph.D.
Ke Luo, Ph.D.
Joshua Paul, Ph.D.
Kyle Ventura, Ph.D.
Zhengtao Xu, Ph.D.

Master of Science, Materials Science & Engineering

Kory Burns
James Nance
Zhuang Wu

Bachelor of Science, Materials Science & Engineering

Christina Dounis
Johann Rapp
Nathan Shinn