Dr. Peter Ifju gives prestigious Murray Lecture at Society for Experimental Mechanics

Ever since he was a graduate student in the 1980s, Dr. Peter Ifju has held the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) close to his heart. And after 25 years of membership, which included a stint as president in 2011-2012, he received one of the society’s highest honors on June 14.

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Celebrating New Promotions!

We are excited to share that Dr. Youping Chen has recently been promoted from Associate Professor to Professor and that Dr. Steven A. E. Miller has recently been promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor with tenure!

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Welcome Dr. Umesh Persad to MAE

Dr. Umesh Persad is coming from the Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship Unit at the University of Trinidad and Tobago where he was an Associate Professor of Engineering Design, Head of Department, and leader of the Design and Innovation research group. Dr. Persad brings multidisciplinary design thinking to bear on complex problems with interests in Engineering Design, Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Education and Academic Leadership and Management.

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Dr. Peter Ifju gives prestigious Murray Lecture at Society for Experimental Mechanics

Ever since he was a graduate student in the 1980s, Dr. Peter Ifju has held the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) close to his heart. And after 25 years of membership, which included a stint as president in 2011-2012, he received one of the society’s highest honors on June 14.

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Make More than a Gift. Make a Difference.

Our current students are tomorrow’s leaders. They are interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial. They are scientific communicators that will shape the way future generations think about engineering. These four funds were created to have direct and specific impacts. A gift to any one of them will support our entire department in encouraging students to create and lead in an immersive environment that has every ingredient for success.

Support student design and competition groups Promote opportunities for women in engineering Support student leadership training and opportunities Promote classroom innovation and excellence Provide general support for the MAE Department Provide support for Engineering Building renovation

Seminars & Events

December 2022

Thursday 12-08

12:50 pm – 1:40 pm
MAE Candidate Seminar -Probing Light Scattering and Absorption: Optical Diagnostics for Multiphase and Combusting Flows
MAE-A 303

Monday 12-26

UF Closed - Christmas

Tuesday 12-27 – Friday 12-30

UF Closed - Holiday

January 2023

Monday 01-02

UF Closed - New Year’s Day (observed)

Monday 01-16

UF Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday

Tuesday 01-17

12:50 pm – 1:40 pm
The Wonderful World of Heat Transfer - Tom Shih
MAE-A 303

Tuesday 01-31

12:50 pm – 1:40 pm
MAE Seminar - Additive Manufacturing Enabled Excellence in Research, Education, and Economic Development
MAE-A 303

May 2023

Monday 05-29

UF Closed - Memorial Day

1900+

Undergraduate Students

590+

Graduate Students
(177 Ph.D.)

65+

Total Faculty Members

$16M+

2021 Research Expenditures

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