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Three Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Members Earn NSF CAREER Awards

March 13, 2020
UCF has broken its own record for the most number of National Science Foundation CAREER Award recipients this year. The university leads the state and ranks third in the nation for boasting 11 award winners, three of whom are mechanical and aerospace engineering faculty members. The recipients are: Assistant Professor Andrew Dickerson Assistant Professor Ranajay […]

Mythbusters Inspires Engineering Student to Conduct Research

February 27, 2020
Amy Lebanoff, a mechanical engineering student at UCF, has the TV show Mythbusters to thank for her passion for engineering and biology. She always admired the Discovery Channel program because the hosts make science engaging, educational and accessible. “That’s a sure-fire recipe for making a positive impact,” says Lebanoff, a Jacksonville native. When she joined a robotics club […]

Faculty Fellowship in Israel was Eye-Opening for Assistant Professor

February 10, 2020
When most people were relaxing with family and winding down from the Christmas holiday, Assistant Professor Andrew Dickerson embarked on a two-week journey across Israel as part of the Jewish National Fund’s 2019-20 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program. Dickerson was the first person from UCF to participate in the program, which offers a fully paid trip […]

Dickerson to Participate in Faculty Exchange Trip to Israel

December 9, 2019
During winter break, when most people are relaxing with family and winding down from the holidays, Assistant Professor Andrew Dickerson will embark on a faculty exchange trip to Israel. Dickerson has been named an awardee of the Jewish National Fund’s 2019-20 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program, which offers a fully paid trip to Israel for U.S. […]

Research Week Wrap-Up: Students, Faculty Win Awards

April 15, 2019
During the first week of April, the research efforts of graduate and undergraduate students take center stage at UCF’s Student Research Week. This year, 10 mechanical and aerospace engineering students won awards for their research — and two faculty won awards for their teaching and dedication to student research. Read on for the complete list […]