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Doctoral Student Hopes to Develop Better Rocket Fuel Through NASA Fellowship

November 29, 2021
After seeing the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform over Jacksonville as a child, Jessica Baker ’20 fell in love with flight. The Florida native felt influenced by the nearby Space Coast, and quickly developed a passion for aerospace engineering, which she earned a bachelor’s in at UCF. Now, she’s earning a doctoral degree in mechanical […]

16 Knights Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships — Most in UCF History

April 1, 2021
A record-breaking 16 UCF students and alumni were named National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows this year — with an additional seven singled out for honorable mentions. Three of the winners and four of the honorable mentions are from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Started in 1952, the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship […]