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Four MAE Faculty Members Receive Promotion

June 3, 2022
Eighty-nine UCF faculty received promotions and another 48 earned tenure for the 2021-22 cycle following a rigorous evaluation process. Four of those faculty members come from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching and service. […]

MAE Students Win Top Awards During Student Research Week

April 5, 2022
Students from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering won big at the Student Scholar Symposium, the main event of UCF’s Student Research Week. The event combines both the Graduate Research Forum and the Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence into one week-long symposium that includes workshops and a poster competition. This year, several students from […]

UCF’s Brightest Shine During Luminary Awards

October 7, 2021
The UCF community celebrated the accomplishments of 15 exceptional faculty members at its annual Luminary Awards Wednesday. UCF leadership lauded faculty members for being leaders in their fields and conducting work that has had a significant impact on the world. COVID-19 disrupted plans for the recognition ceremony in 2020 so UCF honored the 2020 and […]

UCF Graduate Honored by NSF for Engineering, Locomotion Work

May 21, 2021
A recent graduate of UCF’s mechanical engineering program was recognized this spring by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships Program for his work that combines engineering, health and art to improve people’s lives. Zachary Whitacre ’21 was selected for the honor from a highly competitive pool of over 12,000 applications nationwide. Whitacre has spent […]

Reach for the Stars Honoree Pushes the Boundaries of Biomechanics

April 7, 2021
This year’s Reach for the Stars honorees really live up to the award name. They are tackling some huge problems and are conducting research that betters society and improves the possibilities of the human race. MAE Assistant Professor Helen Huang is among this year’s awardees, which include physics professor Adrienne Dove and civil engineering professor […]