Engineering Alum Honored at FSU’s 2024 Seminole 100 Event

The 2024 Seminole 100 Celebration recently released a list of the top hundred fastest-growing businesses in the U.S. owned by Florida State University graduates. The event recognized graduates across a broad spectrum, including Adam Russell from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. 

Russell, a civil engineering graduate in 2009, was honored at the event and his company, Russell Rowland, Inc., ranked #55 among the 100 honorees. He is the co-owner and vice president of an independent engineering firm in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Civil Engineering Professor Awarded NSF Early CAREER Grant for Novel Wind Research

Pedro Fernández-Cábán, an assistant professor in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, recently received NSF’s prestigious CAREER Award, a grant given to promising up-and-coming researchers and future faculty leaders. The five-year, $548,702.00 grant funds his work focusing on the nature of extreme winds and the impact on the environment.