College of Engineering Alumni

Engineering graduates at commencement
Every day our alumni live out The University of Toledo's mission to improve the human condition. We invite you to stay connected to UToledo by visiting campus or getting involved with the engineering alumni affiliate.

Meet fellow engineering alumni

We are so proud of our alumni, who transform lives and communities around the world.

Tom Burden
Tom Burden

Mechanical engineering technology graduate Tom Burden successfully pitched his Grypmat invention of ABC's "Shark Tank." The U.S. Air Force mechanic's new tool was named one of Time Magazine's best inventions of 2018. Learn more

Brock and Lester
Brock Laurer '22
Lester Poggemeyer '62

Watching his grandfather's example inspired Brock Laurer to research the civil engineering profession, which helped finalize his decision to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps. Brock’s grandfather, Lester Poggemeyer ’62, also went to UToledo to obtain his civil engineering degree.  
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Irma Olguin Jr
Irma Olguin Jr.

UToledo helped her unlock her potential. And now Irma Olguin Jr. is trying to help others -- especially women and people of color -- find their place in the tech industry. She is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Bitwise Industries in Fresno, Calif. Learn more 

Town Hall with Olguin and Dean Toole



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Last Updated: 5/4/23