Florida Trend
Get FREE Business News Updates

NAVIGATION

February 12, 2016

Top Grads

Class Acts

Among the cream of this year's graduating class are students who have succeeded both academically and outside the classroom.

Diane Sears | 3/1/2006
Robert Dickerson, 23
University of Florida

Major: Computer engineering

Notable: Has received international recognition for creating an on-screen virtual patient that makes eye contact and answers doctors' questions about specific symptoms. System is used for training medical students in interviewing and diagnosing patients. Has presented his work at technical and medical conferences in New Orleans, Germany and Los Angeles. Avid swing-dancer who teaches swing-dancing twice a week and choreographs a dance troupe. Took part in the America's Cup Jubilee sailing race in England in 2001.

Plans: Graduate school for computer science or systems engineering. Eventually become a professor and/or software consultant.

Tags: Around Florida, Education

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Table Talk - Trends in meat & fish
Table Talk - Trends in meat & fish

Florida Trend restaurant editor Chris Sherman answers the longstanding question, "Where's the beef?" and speaks his mind about Florida's best "catch" on the fish front.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Democrat's turn: Who do you think will ultimately be the Dems nominee for the 2016 presidential race?

  • Sanders
  • Clinton

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe