S. A. E. Miller Receives the DARPA Young Faculty Award

Assistant Professor Steven A. E. Miller, Ph.D. received the 2021 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award for “Analytical Prediction of Near-Field Hypersonic Aerodynamics.” The research will be conducted within the Theoretical Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence group, which… Read More

Take Off in a Flying Car With UF Engineers and Alumni

As successful serial entrepreneurs, Adam Goldstein (UF BSBA ’01) and Brett Adcock (UF BSBA ’08) are always looking for the next big thing to bring to market. EVTOLs, short for electric vertical take-off-and-landing vehicles, had a compelling appeal, but there… Read More

Open Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor (AI) – AI Real-time Data Integration and Machine Learning for Digital Twins The Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month… Read More

Duke Energy Foundation Awards Scholarship Grant to MAE

Duke Energy is investing $100,000 in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering through a grant to create the Energy Sustainability, Technology and Resiliency Testing Hub and Certificate Program. The department plans to use the grant to provide scholarship opportunities… Read More

Congratulations to Shirley Robinson on 40 Years of Service

Shirley Robinson and Dr. Fuchs

Congratulations to Shirley Robinson, pictured here with President Fuchs. She is an undergraduate academic advisor in MAE and has devoted her 40 years of service to working with students. Read more at #UFMAE

MAE Welcomes New Faculty

Patrick Musgrave Assistant Professor Ph.D. degree from Virginia Tech in 2018 and BSc & BSE degrees from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 Research Scientist at the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in the Naval Center for Space Technology prior… Read More

A River Runs Under It

Understanding how fresh-water rivers flow beneath oceans “Rivers are sacred to humans because they deliver sediments and fresh soil to grow our food,” says Dr. S. “Bala” Balachandar, William F. Powers Professor and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical… Read More

Intelligent Energy Resiliency Control System

A team of researchers at the University of Florida has developed a system powered by solar energy that uses artificial intelligence to ultimately decrease the cost of keeping essential home appliances or devices running through a power outage. Read More

UF Engineers Develop New Membrane that Improves Blood Dialysis

Researchers from the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering have developed a new hemodialysis membrane made of graphene oxide (GO), a single-atomic layered material, which has the promise of revolutionizing treatments for… Read More