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MAE Faculty, Students Recognized With Founder’s Day Awards

April 2, 2020
Although UCF had to cancel its annual Founder’s Day Honors Convocation, it still recognized the outstanding academic achievements of students and faculty through the Excellence Awards and the student awards. This year’s winners from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering are: • Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for CECS — Lecturer Sudeshna Pal • Excellence […]

Limbitless Solutions Supports Face Shield Production Amid COVID-19

April 2, 2020
Limbitless Solutions, a direct support organization for the University of Central Florida, has started 3D printing components of face shields healthcare workers and first-responders responding to the COVID-19 so desperately need. The non-profit, established in 2014, empowers confidence in children and increases accessibility for those in the limb difference community by manufacturing personalized 3D printed […]

Ahmed Named Recipient of Reach for the Stars Award

April 1, 2020
The 2020 UCF Reach for the Stars recipients have conducted research that may change the world we know. From supersonic engines that may someday let us travel from New York to Los Angeles in 30 minutes to protecting our waterways, exploring the new world of attoscience and making education accessible to those with disabilities, they […]

He Studied Abroad in His Own Backyard

April 1, 2020
Like many college students, Gabriel Torres dos Santos Mechi spent his Spring Break studying abroad. Unlike most college students, his study abroad experience gave him a new perspective on his own home country. Mechi, an aerospace engineering major from Brazil, was one of nine students to participate in this year’s study abroad trip to São […]

Aerospace Engineering Programs Debut in U.S. News Rankings

March 26, 2020
More than 25 of UCF’s graduate programs have been ranked by U.S. News and World Report, and aerospace engineering is now among them. The graduate programs debuted at No. 53, just one semester after the launch of the Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, housed within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. “Our strong debut in […]