Pi Tau Sigma organizes engineering outreach event for local K-12 students

This past Saturday, October 22nd, UF’s chapter of Pi Tau Sigma organized an engineering outreach event for local K-12 students. Members of the International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society volunteered in the GatorTrax event, in order to provide local students with an opportunity to learn mathematics, physics, and engineering concepts through hands-on activities.

Dr. Steven A. E. Miller joins UF MAE

Dr. Steven A. E. Miller recently joined the University of Florida (UF), Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE). Before joining UF MAE, he spent seven years as a United States civil servant and was appointed to the position of theoretical aeroacoustician (research aerospace engineer) at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ASME Honors UF Mechanical Engineering Alumnus

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) recognized Hieu “Hugh” Tran with the 2016 Keith Thayer Exceptional Early Career Engineer Award.

Established in 2007, this award is presented annually by ASME’s Petroleum Division to recognize an early career professional who displays outstanding dedication, effort and performance in his or her field.

MAE team participates in 2016 Florida Space Day at the Florida State Capitol

MAE department chair David Hahn along with MAE undergraduate students Cesar Santoyo (AIAA student chapter president) and Tanya Martin traveled to Tallahassee to participate in Florida Space Day. The event provides an opportunity to educate Florida legislators about the importance of the aerospace industry and its impact on the Florida economy. The UF team joined leaders from across the space and aerospace industry of Florida, helping to showcase the value of mechanical and aerospace engineering to the Florida aerospace sector.