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MAE Members of AIAA and ASME visit Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, FL

Students from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) visited the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) this past week. Formerly known as the Naval Air Rework Facility, the FRCSE is located in Jacksonville, FL, and is tasked with repairing and maintaining various weapon systems owned by the US Navy.

Dr. Yolanda Mack named the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year winner for Outstanding Technical Contribution

Congratulations to Dr. Yolanda Mack (BS ’02, MS ’04, PhD ’07) on being named the 2017 Black Engineer of the Year winner for Outstanding Technical Contribution. Dr. Mack, an engineer at Raytheon Missile Systems, is being recognized for her work in aerodynamics, informatics, navigations, control, and simulations during her 9-years at Raytheon Missile Systems, per BlackEngineering.com. 

University of Florida Partners in New Manufacturing USA Institute

Awarded in December 2016, the University of Florida has been named as the Southeastern node in biofabrication for the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI). As a partner in ARMI, a public-private effort to improve advanced manufacturing in the United States, researchers at the University of Florida will be exploring questions in 3D bio-systems, organ-life support systems, and implantable living tissues.

Professor Z. Hugh Fan named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Professor Z. Hugh Fan has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in the field of engineering. His election as a Fellow of AAAS is a reflection of the impact Dr. Fan’s work has had in the field of biosensors and microfluidics.