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Space, Health and Engineering Innovations Make UCF Research Top 10 News List of 2022

December 13, 2022
As high profile launches like Artemis 1 have propelled public interest in space exploration, the stories that topped UCF’s Top 10 Research News list this year have reflected this renewed focus on reaching the moon and beyond. These were stories about innovative ways to build off-world settlements; prospecting for resources in understudied portions of the […]

MAE Alumnus Engineers Innovative Solutions to Pediatric Medical Problems

February 23, 2022
When physicians at the Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children dream up new medical devices or reimagine surgical treatments, they know that Ray Prather ’13, ‘15MS, 18PhD, can help them bring their ideas to fruition. The three-time UCF graduate is a senior research associate at the hospital, where he’s worked for the past three […]

UCF Researchers Use Engineering Expertise to Solve Problems of the Heart

February 14, 2022
UCF’s engineers do more than develop innovative space technology or reimagine the next generation of wind turbines — they also solve matters of the heart. Several mechanical and aerospace engineers at UCF focus their expertise on finding creative solutions to various heart conditions. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women […]

MAE Students, Faculty Honored at Founder’s Day Convocation

April 7, 2021
Both students and faculty from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering were honored at the 2021 Founder’s Day Convocation, which recognized the outstanding academic achievements of UCF Knights. The event was hosted virtually this year and featured interviews with President Alexander Cartwright, Provost Michael Johnson and Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence Jana Jasinski. Below […]

Kassab Inducted Into Biological Engineering College of Fellows

March 25, 2019
Professor Alain Kassab, coordinator of the biomedical engineering program at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows Class of 2019 this past weekend. He was nominated and elected to the college for his leadership in biomedical engineering education and his contributions […]