2013 Distinguished Alumni

Vinod PhilipUCF College of Engineering & Computer Science Distinguished Alumnus

Vinod Philip, M.S., MSE, ’00

Director, Global Gas Turbine Engineering, Siemens Energy

Tim YangDept. of Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering Distinguished Alumnus

Tim Yang, Ph.D., CE, ’92

Founder, Yang Enterprises, Inc.

Robert FranceschiniDept. of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Computer Science Division Distinguished Alumnus

Robert Franceschini, M.S., Ph.D., EE, ’92, ’99

Vice President and Technical Fellow, SAIC

Richard HullDept. of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering Division Distinguished Alumnus

Richard Hull, M.S., Ph.D., EE, ’93, ’96

Technical Fellow & Manager, GNC Systems Engineering Manager,
United Technologies Aerospace Systems

Gregory FortierDept. of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems

Distinguished Alumnus

LTC Gregory Fortier, M.S., IE, ’06

45th Commander of the United States Naval Test Pilot School

Christina DrakeDept. of Materials Science and Engineering

Distinguished Alumna

Christina Drake, Ph.D., MSE, ’07

Senior Research Engineer, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

Dan RiniDept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Distinguished Alumnus

Daniel Rini, B.S., AE, ’95; M.S., Ph.D., ME, ’97, ’00

Founder and president of RINI Technologies, Inc.