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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. […]

UCF Researchers Use Engineering Expertise to Solve Problems of the Heart

February 14, 2022
UCF’s engineers do more than develop innovative space technology or reimagine the next generation of wind turbines — they also solve matters of the heart. Several mechanical and aerospace engineers at UCF focus their expertise on finding creative solutions to various heart conditions. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women […]

NSF CAREER Grant Recipients Making Breakthroughs in Healthcare and Engineering

June 1, 2021
This year’s UCF National Science Foundation CAREER grant recipients are finding innovative and bold new ways to solve challenges that could be game changers in healthcare and engineering. The awardees are: Samik Bhattacharya, College of Engineering and Computer Science Robert Steward Jr., College of Engineering and Computer Science NSF uses the awards to recognize early […]

Two Assistant Professors Selected for NSF CAREER Awards

March 22, 2021
Two assistant professors from the UCF Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have been selected to receive CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation this year. The funding will support the research of Samik Bhattacharya and Robert Steward. Bhattacharya, whose research focuses on aerospace engineering, will explore the seas rather than the skies with his […]

Biomechanical Forces May Cause Heart Disease — UCF Researcher Explores Why

September 22, 2016
What do your car and the cells within your body have in common? They each have their own mechanical system. A UCF College of Medicine and Engineering and Computer Science researcher just received a grant worth almost $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to decipher how mechanical forces in your cells can cause […]