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UCF Develops New Method to Explore What Happens Inside Fires and Explosions

April 25, 2019
The inside of a fire might be the last place one would explore, but a new University of Central Florida method to do just that could lead to advances in fighting fires, creating cleaner engines and even space travel. Associate professor Subith Vasu and doctoral student Zachary Loparo in UCF’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace […]

Gordon Receives Inaugural Champion of Undergraduate Research Award

April 1, 2019
Just weeks after high school graduation, Ali Gordon was working on computer programs with his physics professor at Morehouse College. It was a hot summer in Atlanta and Gordon was working from his professor’s stuffy, cramped office. With no computer to actually work on, and no budget to buy one, he had to write code […]

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 […]

Associate Lecturer Celebrated for Women’s History Month

March 1, 2019
The month of March is Women’s History Month, and to honor the women who have shaped UCF, Faculty Excellence celebrates 31 women from across the university — one for each day of the month. This year, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Associate Lecturer Tian Tian is among the 2019 Women’s History Month Awardees. She […]

Assistant Professor Inducted Into AIAA Class of Associate Fellows

January 23, 2019
Assistant Professor Kareem Ahmed was among the 2019 class of aerospace professionals and academics who were named American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Associate Fellows. This honor is reserved for individuals who have overseen or accomplished engineering or scientific work of great importance, or those who have contributed greatly to the arts, sciences or technology […]