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UCF Knights Speed Past the Competition in Human-powered Vehicle Challenge

April 27, 2023
A group of UCF Knights raced to the top at the 2023 e-Human Powered Vehicle Challenge, a national design and innovation competition that encourages college students to design, build and race their own human-powered vehicle. The mechanical engineering majors won three top awards, including first place overall and the corresponding $1,000 prize. Their vehicle, a […]

UCF Student Team Wins Grand Prize at NASA Design Event

May 10, 2022
UCF students proved they have the brightest minds at the 2022 NASA MINDS design competition. This year, two teams from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering participated and took home a total of five awards, including the grand prize. Team SenseAid was named the First Place Senior Grand Champion and received a $5,000 award […]

Knights Race to the Top in Rocketry Competition

April 30, 2022
On a warm Saturday morning, a group of UCF students set out on a mile-long walk across the Mojave Desert to retrieve the rocket they launched at the Friends of Amateur Rocketry 51025 Competition. For some, the walk would have been a tiring trek. But for the Knights, this was a victory lap. They just […]

UCF’s Bright Minds Selected to Participate in NASA Design Event

February 22, 2022
Two student teams from the UCF Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have been selected to participate in the NASA MINDS design event, which invites college students to design and build innovative technologies for the Artemis mission. Each team will receive $1,500 in funding and will be led by an MAE student under the guidance […]

Robot Mowers of UCF, USF Students Compete for OUC, Duke Solar Plants

May 13, 2019
Robotic mowers from the universities of Central Florida and South Florida will face off at a Disney solar plant Monday in a competition for the future of industrial lawn care. Orlando Utilities Commission and Duke Energy are sponsoring several engineering teams from the universities. The utilities’ goal is to set in motion the development of […]