Yangbin Wang Honored as UF Distinguished Alumnus at Spring Commencement

Interim Dean of the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Forrest Masters (L) and Yangbin Wang (R)

[via HWCOE News]

Yangbin Wang (MSEE ’93) has been presented with the Distinguished Alumnus Award at the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Spring 2024 bachelor’s recognition ceremony. Distinguished alumnus awards are presented to an alumna or an alumnus of the university who has excelled in their chosen field and has performed outstanding service for the university.

Wang, who founded the Silicon Valley startup Vobile in 2005, has championed the entrepreneurial and innovation education mission of the college. He has previously sponsored the college’s innovation fellowships, while Vobile has offered invaluable experiential learning opportunities to Gator Engineering students both locally and at its headquarters on the West Coast. He has also played an integral role in shaping the college’s direction by serving on both the Dean’s Advisory Board and West Coast Advisory Board. He is also an elected director of the UF Foundation National Board.