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UCF Student Team Named Finalists in NASA Aerospace Competition

May 9, 2022
A team of UCF students has been named a finalist in the NASA Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) competition, which aims to develop innovative technologies that further human space exploration. This is the first time a team from UCF has advanced to the final round in this competition. The Knights will compete […]

NASA Fellowship Turns Doctoral Student’s Dream Into Reality

October 23, 2020
It’s not often that a childhood dream manifests into a grown-up reality. For Christian Vazquez, an aerospace engineering Ph.D. student, that dream did come true in the form of an opportunity at NASA. Vazquez was recently awarded the NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship. The highly competitive opportunity was awarded to just sixty fellows […]

MAE Makes Adjustments to Summer Programs Due to Campus Closure

April 28, 2020
The Senior Design Showcase is the hallmark of every senior experience. It’s the culmination of four years of hard work, and the last stop on the journey toward earning a bachelor’s degree. But this year, the engineering buildings weren’t filled with tables of presentations and excited students. Because of the campus closure, the College of […]

MAE Celebrates Inaugural Doctoral Classes in Aerospace Engineering

October 7, 2019
One year after UCF’s 50th anniversary of classes, the university celebrated another milestone — the inaugural classes held for the Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering. The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering marked the occasion by hosting a launch party for students and faculty on Sept. 19. The event included a meet-and-greet for students as well […]

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 […]