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MAE Students Win 2024 Student Research Week Awards

March 28, 2024
Faculty are always recognized for their research, but during Student Research Week, UCF turns the spotlight toward students. At the Student Scholar Symposium, the main event of Student Research Week, more than 800 students with over 600 projects present their research to their peers, faculty, staff and judges who award the top poster presentations. This […]

UCF Aerospace Doctoral Student Recognized for Outstanding Work by Raytheon Technologies

November 13, 2023
Internships are a great way for students to put their knowledge into practice and to gain hands-on experience in the field. But interns aren’t the only ones who benefit from the experience — industry partners and organizations also receive valuable contributions and new insights into their work. Raytheon Technologies, a research partner of the Department of […]

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 […]