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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 #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 to UF Research focuses on adaptive and morphing systems operating in fluidic environments, in particular systems…

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 and Aerospace Engineering at the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. “Under-ocean turbidity currents serve as…

UF’s Gatr2 Vex Robotics Team Wins The Texas VexU Qualifier

Each year, 300 university-level teams from more than 50 countries compete in qualifiers as they head towards the Vex Robotics World Championships. Cameron Soviero, Captain of the Gator VEX Robotics team, has reported in on the UF team’s recent win that puts them in a top spot. 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 kidney dialysis patients. This advancement enables a microchip dialyzer to be attached on a patient’s skin….

Warren Dixon Accepts Position as Chair of MAE

Dr. Warren Dixon has accepted the position of chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.  Dr. Dixon received his Ph.D. in 2000 from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University. He worked as a research staff member and Eugene P. Wigner Fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) until 2004, when he joined…