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The Florida Tech Career Hall of Fame

Leonard Whitlock

Ocean Engineering Expert

A.S. Oceanographic Technology, 1971
B.S. Oceanographic Technology, 1973

Inducted to the Hall of Fame in: 2019

Since he was seven years old, Leonard knew he wanted his career to involve the ocean. He earned his associate’s degree in oceanographic technology from Florida Tech in 1971 and his bachelor of science in oceanographic technology in 1973. He began his career on the submersible crew at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute where he supervised the first manned dives on the USS Monitor.

Whitlock was featured in Florida Tech’s 60th Anniversary special edition book, “60 for 60: Celebrating Sixty Years of Alumni at Florida Institute of Technology.” Copies are available for purchase here.