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Dr. Anil V. Rao University Term Professor
(352) 392-5523

Professor Rao earned his Ph.D. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University, his M.S.E. in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan, and his B.S. in mechanical engineering and A.B. in mathematics from Cornell University.  Professor Rao’s research interests lie in the area of control and optimization of space and air vehicles and combine the development of new computational methods for optimal control with novel applications including space mission planning, performance optimization of atmospheric flight vehicles, and other vehicular control problems (for example, high performance ground and underwater vehicles). …

Dr. Benoit Revil-Baudard Research Assistant Scientist
(850) 833-9350 ext. 243

Education
PhD, 2010, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, Center for Material Forming, France
Teaching Interests
Applied elasticity, Continuum Mechanics, Solid Mechanics, Plasticity, Finite Element Analysis
Research Interests
Computational Plasticity, Metal Forming, High-rate deformation of metallic materials, Damage Mechanics

Prof. Shannon Ridgeway Instructional Assistant Professor
Bashon Robinson Undergraduate Academic Advisor I
Shirley Robinson Undergraduate Academic Advisor I
(352) 846-1375

Responsibilities

  • Assist with advising Third and Fourth-Year Students
  • Coordinates Prospective Undergraduate Inbox
  • Liaison to the Office of Admissions
  • Liaison to the Registrar’s Office
  • Oversees Grade-a-Gator
  • Manages and Input Course/Room Schedules
  • Processes Transfer Admissions Applications
  • Processes Transient Applications

Awards

  • 2021 Jan Rockey Outstanding Staff Award
  • 2020 Years of Service at UF – 40
Janice “Jan” Rockey Administrative Support, (Department Time: January 12, 1976 – October 1, 2019)
John “Row” Rogacki Program Director of REEF & Engineer, (Department Time: August 16, 2004 – October 19, 2010)
Dr. C. Allen Ross Professor Emeritus
(850) 833-9350

EducationPh.D., 1971, University of FloridaResearch InterestsAerospace structures and materials, composite materials, experimental stress analysis.

Dr. Subrata Roy Professor
(352) 392-9823

Professor Subrata Roy studies ionized gas physics and its various applications: (1) Atmospheric plasma actuators for flow mixing, propulsion, and turbulent flow control; (2) Hypersonic flows; (3) Space propulsion; and (4) Hydrodynamic models for micro and nanofluidics by incorporating Knudsen’s theory. Prof. Roy is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Fellow of the ASME, and an Associated Fellow of the AIAA.…

Dr. Andres Rubiano Instructional Assistant Professor
352-273-2823

Andrés Rubiano (PhD, University of Florida; MSc, Universidad de los Andes) is an Instructional Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida. He currently teaches Mechanical Engineering Design 1 and 3 (Capstone Design). He has over 12 years of combined experience in teaching high school Physics and Calculus, GRE and GMAT prep courses (Quantitative Reasoning sections), and mechanical engineering undergraduate and graduate courses, including Advanced Heat Transfer, Combustion, Computer Aided Design, Mechanics of Materials, Fluid Mechanics, and Mech Design.…

Loren Ruffin Marketing and Communications
Dr. Maciej Rysz Courtesy Scholar
(850) 833-9350

EducationPh.D., 2014, University of IowaTeaching InterestsSystems Design and Architecture, Operations Research, OptimizationResearch InterestsStochastic and Combinatorial Optimization, Network Analytics, Machine Learning, Quantitative Risk Management