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News & Media

Renowned engineering, architecture and construction tool company Autodesk invests in two UF colleges to drive student success and innovative integration

On April 5, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and the College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) received a $300,000 gift from Autodesk Inc., an American multinational corporation based in San Francisco that provides software products and services for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, education and entertainment industries. Read More

Add Nickel to Ceria for Solar Syngas at just 700°C

Dr. Jonathan R. Scheffe, associate professor here at the MAE department, led the team behind a groundbreaking study that explored producing syngas at lower temperatures using a nickel catalyst deposited on ceria. The team’s paper, titled “Kinetic investigation of solar chemical looping reforming of methane over Ni–CeO2 at low temperature,” was published in the journal Applied…

Grad student Suhas Tamvada achieves influential discovery in heat transfer

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 International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.  Tamvada’s research, conducted alongside UF MAE’s Dr. Saeed Moghaddam…

UF Announced as Hub to Expand Machine Tools Workforce Training Centers in Florida

The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) announced recently that it is expanding America’s Cutting Edge (ACE), a national initiative aimed at revitalizing U.S. manufacturing, to three locations in Florida, including the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida (UF). ACE, which now has regional machine tool training centers in Florida, North…

Join our Challengers as they Stand up and Holler this GIVING DAY

Join our Challengers as they Stand up and Holler this GIVING DAY. Make any size donation to support our MAE faculty. Stand Up & Holler: It’s Gator Nation Giving Day!? MAE – it’s our moment! Let’s leverage our incredible alumni support to win the Engineering participation competition, and to support Excellence in our classrooms! Give a…

Nuclear Sleuths: UF to Lead $25 Million National Consortium on Nuclear Forensics

The University of Florida will lead a $25 million, 16-university team of 31 scientists and engineers in the development of new techniques and the training of future specialists in nuclear forensics, which identifies and tracks nuclear materials to support global safety.​​  ​​​The project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), aims…