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UF Department of Mechanical Aerospace Engineering

Congratulations to Nikhil D. Londhe, a current MAE PhD student, on receiving the Walter D. Hodson award. The award is given to the lead author of the best paper written by a Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers member published by the STLE. In his award-winning paper, Nikhil and his co-authors (Dr. Nagaraj K. Arakere and Dr. Raphael T. Haftka) presented a modified set of data to be used when predicting the fatigue life of modern bearings.

Three undergraduate students selected as finalists for the 31st Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites Frank J. Redd Student Competition

Three undergraduate students from Associate Professor Riccardo Bevilacqua’s Aerospace Design 1 course have been selected as finalists for the 31st Annual AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites Frank J. Redd Student Competition.

Students from John Schueller's EML 4930 Automotive Engineering class are now studying the "Automotive Electrical/Electronics" module.

This past Wednesday, they had presentations from UF graduate students who described how teams of UF undergraduate and graduate students engineered competition-winning vehicles. The presentations concentrated on the electrical, electronic, and computer systems to reinforce the concepts learned in the classroom.

MAE Members of AIAA and ASME visit Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, FL

Students from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) visited the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) this past week. Formerly known as the Naval Air Rework Facility, the FRCSE is located in Jacksonville, FL, and is tasked with repairing and maintaining various weapon systems owned by the US Navy.