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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… Read More

MAE Welcomes Dr. Petersen

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department welcomes Dr. Alicia Petersen! Dr. Alicia Petersen is coming from the Space Vehicles Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory, where she has been a Space Physics Research Fellow for the National Research Council.… Read More

Welcome Dr. Petersen to MAE

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department welcomes Dr. Christopher Petersen! Dr. Christopher “Chrispy” Petersen is excited to join the University of Florida from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/RV) and the United States Space Force (USSF).  His… Read More

Dr. Shi Joins the MAE Gators

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department welcomes Dr. Jingjing Shi! Dr. Jingjing Shi’s research focuses on understanding energy transport and conversion to solve thermal challenges in different systems, with an emphasis on wide and ultra-wide bandgap semiconductor devices for future… Read More

MAE Welcomes Dr. Allen Back into the Swamp

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department welcomes Dr. Jessica Allen to AI Biomechanics. Dr. Allen’s research focuses on identifying biomechanical targets that can guide interventional decisions in rehabilitation and device design for individuals with ambulatory impairments. This work leverages musculoskeletal… Read More

MAE Welcomes Dr. Costello to AI Biomechanics

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department welcomes Dr. Kerry Costello to AI Biomechanics. Dr. Costello’s research focuses on understanding the role of movement biomechanics and physical activity in musculoskeletal health, with an emphasis on knee osteoarthritis. This work utilizes motion… Read More

There’s No Women like MAE Women

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, three extraordinary women of the department’s External Advisory Board (EAB) share what it’s like to be a woman in a male-dominated field. The board serves as a sounding board for all things… Read More