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Celebrating Black Engineer Legacies

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. 2024 Steven J Chisolm Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (PhD) – Class of 2025Quote: “Pursue excellence in everything you do” Q&A Spotlight Q:…

Celebrating Black Engineer Legacies: Keri-Anne Lue 

“At times, I find myself working twice as hard as the next person to prove that I belong in this field,” says senior Keri-Anne Lue, a mechanical and biomechanics engineering major, “It is not common (as of yet) for a black woman to be an engineer.”  For Lue, whose parents are native to Jamaica, the college…

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 Dr. Miller leads. Prof. Miller’s group will create a fast and accurate analytical method to predict…

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 were challenges. A sector seated by large aerospace companies, staggering start-up costs and, most importantly, a…

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 tenure-track faculty position in AI real-time data integration and machine learning for Digital Twins at the…

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 for students who are earning a Sustainable and Resilient Energy Engineering Certificate. Read More

Congratulations to Shirley Robinson on 40 Years of Service

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 https://news.hr.ufl.edu/awards/service-recognition-celebration-honors-longtime-uf-staff-2/ #UFMAE