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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Rasesh Shah
Rasesh Shah

Rasesh received a BS in Mechanical Engineering, an MS in Industrial Engineering, and an MBA, all from the University of Toledo.  Listen to Rasesh and wife, Shilpa’s, incredible story of immigrating to the US from India, learn a few things about the rail industry in our nation, and hear about what inspired them to establish the Shah Center for Engineering Career Development at UToledo's College of Engineering, which works with students on co-op opportunities as well as job placement upon graduation.

Town Hall with Shah and Dean Toole



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Last Updated: 7/15/24