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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 […]

Alumna Selected to Attend Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

June 24, 2020
Second-year mechanical and aerospace engineering Ph.D. student Leslie Allyn Simms was selected to attend the 70th annual Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting from June 27 – July 2, 2021 in Lindau, Germany. The Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting is an annual gathering of Nobel Prize winners and top young scientists from around the world. It is a […]

Four MAE Alumni Named National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows

May 5, 2020
The National Science Foundation has awarded four Graduate Research Fellowships to alumni of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The recipients are: • Debraliz Isaac-Aragones, B.S.AE ’19 — Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Purdue University. • Leslie Simms, B.S.ME ’18 – Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at the University […]

UCF Technology May Give Patients with Heart Disease Options

September 27, 2017
A credit-card sized device that provides an early warning system for people who have been diagnosed with heart failure is being developed at the University of Central Florida, which could mean better, less expensive options for patients with heart disease. The non-invasive device, which would be placed at the chest surface, uses sound technology to […]