Author: eswenson

Dr. Xin Tang earns trio of federal grants

MAE professor Xin Tang won three significant awards selected nationwide this past year, receiving grant money from the National Institute of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). The NIH granted… Read More

Together UF’s Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Animal Sciences Departments are Creating a New Ruminant Digestion Simulation Apparatus for Cow Feedstuff Evaluation

ME Capstone students are collaborating with Dr. Antonio Faciola, an associate professor of animal sciences at UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), to redesign legacy cow digestion simulators pivotal for ruminant nutrition research. This interdisciplinary partnership leverages the… Read More

Remembering MAE Alumnus Maria Evans Herborn

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering would like to give our condolences to the family and friends of one of our most accomplished Alumni Maria Evans Herborn. A tribute from is included below. Maria was beautiful, very intelligent,… Read More


Spring 2024 Dear colleagues, alumni, supporters and friends,   My life’s calling is to educate and work with students and colleagues on engineering solutions to enduring challenges for humanity. It is such a privilege to also serve as the Department Chair… Read More