Undergraduate Students

Florida attracts the best students from throughout Florida's high schools and community colleges, and from every state and most foreign countries. Our students represent the diversity of the nation and of Florida in particular.
For specific questions regarding degree requirements contact:

CHE Advising Contact :
Mrs. Cynthia Sain
262 CHE-SC (New Chemical Engineering Student Center)
PO Box 116005
Phone : 352 294-2891
Fax : 352 392-9513
e-mail: csain@ufl.edu

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UF Chemical Engineering

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Cynthia has served as the Undergraduate Academic Advisor for the Chemical Engineering Department since 2003. She received an MS in Leadership Development from the University of Florida. She has been named the "Advisor of the Year" for the College of Engineering and received professional, departmental, and university awards for her accomplishments. Cynthia is the founding Director of ChemE Day, a department networking event that has connected over 1700 students directly with industrial mentors. She is the founding advisor of the Chemical Engineering Peer Advisor Group, this group provides unique student to student insight on academic and professional issues. Cynthia served as the chair for the Engineering Advisory Council Professional Development Committee (2009 - 2011). Under her leadership the committee created the first College of Engineering Undergraduate Advisor Certification Program. This program was later used as a launching-point for the University of Florida advisor certification program. She serves the university level Leadership Knowledge Community. She has scheduled more than 50 industrial and academic speakers for the Undergraduate Seminar Series. Cynthia co-developed the Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Research Program that sponsors students' research presentations at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Conference each fall. Cynthia shares her enthusiasm for Chemical Engineering by teaching the departmental section of the EGS 1006 Introduction to Engineering and coordinating the ECH 4934 Professional Seminar class.