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UCF Students Create Fastest, Lightest Marine Engine

December 13, 2019
A UCF mechanical engineering student designed the first four-stroke outboard marine engine with turbopower. Dale Wagner, 27, is a UCF senior. He grew up on a citrus farm where he spent hours repairing tractors. He also spent restless years with the hopes to build the engine no one could create. Wagner made it his senior design project. With […]

From a Farm to Boeing

December 11, 2019
You can detect a mix of disbelief and excitement in Dale Wagner’s voice as he describes the senior design project he just completed as part of his mechanical engineering degree requirements. His was not the textbook project — which in hindsight made it the ideal mechanical engineering project. For nearly 10 years, Wagner had been developing in his restless […]