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UCF Researcher Leads $3.3 Million Project to Develop Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Simulators

July 25, 2023
A University of Central Florida engineering professor is leading a $3.3 million project funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to research floating offshore wind turbines. “My goal is to model floating offshore wind turbines and use the model to explore design improvements while concurrently investigating new ideas for control and sensing, a concept […]

7 MAE Faculty Awarded with Promotion and Tenure

July 18, 2023
One-hundred-forty-three UCF faculty members, including seven from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, recently achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2022-23 cycle. The approved faculty­ — 93 for promotion, 49 for promotion and tenure and one for tenure — underwent a rigorous evaluation of their work and performance by […]

Researcher Receives $771,000 Grant to Develop Offshore Wind Turbine Simulator

November 25, 2019
Mechanical engineering Associate Professor Tuhin Das is developing simulation software that could transform the design and production of floating offshore wind turbines. These turbines have the potential to produce a lot of energy for consumers, but they face some hefty challenges such as high winds and huge crashing waves. A federal agency is funding Das […]