This month we celebrate Black engineers of UF MAE and the legacies they are creating for future students and engineers of color. Follow along as we spotlight MAE engineers, their work, and their experiences.
On Wednedsay, December 6th, Dr. Persad’s undergraduate senior design capstone group presented at the Nuclear Sciences Building. This is a culminating design course for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering students, and they worked to develop a conceptual design for external clients.… Read More
Carl Wisniewski did not set out to create a sonic shock wave that students could touch, but he inadvertently created one as part of his UF MAE undergraduate honors thesis research. Wisniewski, a recent UF MAE graduate now enrolled in… Read More
After six years of hard work and competitions, UF’s SolarGators placed first in the 2023 Electrek Formula Sun Grand Prix, held June 27–July 2 at Heartland Motorsports Park in Topeka, KS. The student-run team, sponsored in part by both the… Read More
Last November, the NaviGator team from the UF Machine Intelligence Laboratory (MIL) traveled to the land down under for the Maritime RobotX Challenge in Sydney, Australia. The competition, which involves boats being controlled by integrated autonomous robotic systems completing tasks… Read More
MAE graduate research assistant Suhas Tamvada has made a major discovery in the field of heat transfer, a breakthrough that addresses a question debated in nucleate boiling science for decades. The research and its findings have recently appeared in the… Read More
UF Aerospace Engineering Capstone students brought to life aircraft previously only imagined on-paper. Taking to the skies, these real aircraft flights culminated a new initiative by Dr. Ting Dong, a UF MAE instructional assistant professor to add a build /… Read More
SWAMP Blimps, UF’s lighter-than-air vehicle team, made Hindenburgs out of their opponents at the 99++ Luftballons competition in November. Hosted by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the event took place at Indiana University and also featured teams from Baylor… Read More
The Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society held its annual convention from September 28 – Oct 1, 2022 in Knoxville, Tenn. The University of Florida chapter, “Florida Alpha,” was recognized as the R.C. Matthews Outstanding Chapter, an award which goes to the chapter determined to be the best out of over 250.
Graduate research assistant Sidharth Sanadhya made a significant and consequential discovery in the field of separation science earlier this year, and submitted a 150-page paper on it that was accepted for publication by the Journal of Molecular Liquids. The paper,… Read More