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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 […]

Vasu Receives Minority Serving Institution Award to Collaborate with NASA

December 11, 2023
Three research projects from the University of Central Florida have been selected for NASA Minority University Research and Education Project Partnership Annual Notification (MPLAN) awards. The grants, worth up to $50,000 each, are designed to connect and promote research collaborations between Minority Serving Institutions and NASA Mission Directorates. A total of 18 projects received Phase […]

3 UCF Students Participate in Prestigious Department of Defense Fellowship

November 2, 2023
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has selected three UCF students for the 2023 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) fellowship. The award is granted to STEM majors and graduate students who intend to pursue a doctoral degree and can complete a research project relevant to the DoD’s interests. This year, 165 students from […]

UCF Engineering Alum Receives International Award for Expertise in Combustion

August 7, 2023
UCF mechanical engineering alumnus Raghu Kancherla ’19PhD has been named the 2023 recipient of the Dilip R. Ballal Early Career Engineering Award by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) International Gas Turbine Institute. This award is given to early-career engineers with outstanding accomplishments who show dedication to the field or turbomachinery. Only one award […]

Vasu Discusses Hydrogen Technology in News 13 Interview

May 30, 2023
As more attention and resources shift toward clean energy solutions, industry leaders are increasingly interested in hydrogen. But even the resource’s biggest advocates acknowledge its major challenges, both technologically and in terms of safety. Above all, hydrogen is attractive because it’s a clean energy source, according to Subith Vasu, a professor at the University of Central […]