Professor Banks has been active in orthopaedic and joint mechanics research his entire career. He is a member of several professional societies including ASME, the Knee Society, the American Society for Biomechanics and the Orthopaedic Research Society. Professor Banks served as President and annual conference host for the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty in 2013, and remains a member of the Board of Directors.…
Professor Barooah received his Ph.D. in 2007 from the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 1999 to 2002 he was a research engineer at United Technologies Research Center, East Hartford, CT. He received the M. S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Delaware in 1999 and the B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in 1996.…
Professor Bevilacqua holds a M. Sc. in Aerospace Engineering (2002), and a Ph. D. in Applied Mathematics (2007), both from the University of Rome, “Sapienza”, Italy.
Ph.D., 2007, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Dynamics, Control, Spacecraft Mechanics.
His research interests focus on spacecraft formation flight, space robotics, small spacecraft, and spacecraft-atmosphere interaction.
John Conklin joined the UF Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering faculty in August of 2012 after working for three years at the W. W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory at Stanford University. He received his PhD from Stanford in 2009 and in 2011 he was the Fulbright Junior Lecturer at the University of Trento in Italy. He has been awarded the NASA Early Career Faculty award (2014), the Zeldovich Medal (2010) by COSPAR & the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Balhaus Prize (2009) for best PhD thesis in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford, and the NASA Group Achievement Award (2005).…
Carl D. Crane is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of the Center for Intelligent Machines and Robotics (CIMAR) at the University of Florida. He received his B.S. and M.E. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1978 and 1979. Following this he spent five years as an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers.…
Ph.D., 2000, Clemson University
Adaptive nonlinear control, robotics, human-machine interactions, biomedical, visual servo control
Ph.D., 1990, Auburn University
Dynamics and control of multibody systems, game theory, orbital dynamics, flight mechanics.
Ph.D., 1993, Stanford University
Musculoskeletal biomechanics, multibody dynamics, design optimization, contact mechanics.
Dan Guralnik received his Ph.D. from the Technion-IIT Mathematics department in 2005, specializing in Geometric Group Theory. After post-doctoral appointments at Vanderbilt University and University of Oklahoma, where he worked on asymptotic geometry and boundary dynamics of discrete groups, he moved in 2011 to a post-doctoral appointment at KodLab, the legged locomotion laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania, to start work on applications of topology and category theory to problems of knowledge representation in the context of navigation and control.…
Matthew Hale received his BSE summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and received his MS and PhD from Georgia Tech. His work is driven by designing and analyzing multi-agent coordination algorithms that function well under challenging conditions, such as asynchronous information sharing, noisy communications, and user privacy requirements. His work deploys these algorithms on teams of flying and ground robots, providing both validation of the underlying theory and further research directions.…
Ph.D., 2002, Georgia Institute of Technology
Additive manufacturing of biological and engineering structures (using inkjetting, laser-induced forward transfer, and extrusion), precision machining, intelligent manufacturing.
Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, 1995, University of Minnesota
aeroservoelasticity, morphing, controls, flight testing
EducationPh.D., 1980, University of Florida,Research InterestsKinematics, Dynamics, Computer-aided design.
Amor Menezes joined the UF Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering faculty in August 2017 after a year as an Associate Project Scientist with the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a QB3 Postdoctoral Scholar from 2011 to 2016. He was a Research Fellow between 2010 and 2011 in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan, where he received a Ph.D.…
Professor Mohseni received his Ph.D. in 2000 from California Institute of Technology. After a year as a Postdoc in Control and Dynamical Systems at Caltech he joined the Aerospace Engineering Sciences department at the University of Colorado in Boulder as an Assistant Professor. Professor Mohseni joined the University of Florida as W. P. Bushnell Endowed Professor in MAE and ECE departments in 2011.…
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). …
EducationPh.D., 1983, Purdue UniversityResearch InterestsManufacturing, Controls, Machine systems, Off-highway vehicles.
Ph.D., 1986, University of Michigan,
Robotics, Spatial Mechanisms, System Dynamics, Controls, and Automation.