Stephen and Greg Spend Summer at Boeing Seattle as part of NSF GOALI Research
Johnathan is an undergraduate majoring in aerospace engineering and minoring in astronomy. He is a member of AIAA where he did Aviation Design for one year. He is working on with the CMAS team doing a 3D Raman spectroscopy of one of our CMAS ingressed sample and also apart of the ALOX team working on hybrid carbon fiber composites with nano particles, high temperature alumina, and also multi-nano particle load transfer. In his spare time he enjoys to learn about the cosmos as well as playing with his dog Jay. He joined the team in January 2017.
Khanh is an undergraduate student who is majoring in mechanical engineering and is interested in materials research. He is an officer with UCF ASME, a student committee member of ELI2, and a member of AIAA. His hobbies include fencing, playing the piano, and learning new things. He joined the team in the early spring of 2017.
Taiason is an undergraduate student majoring in aerospace engineering and minoring in business. She is currently part of the CMAS team and is doing experiments with Plasma Spray Physical Vapor Deposition. She is a member of the Society of Women Engineers and AIAA. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family. Her biggest goal at the moment is to get her doctorate in Aerospace Engineering or a related field though she also hopes to get some industrial experience as well. She joined the team in January of 2017.
Estefania is an undergraduate student currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering and a technical degree on AutoCAD drafting. She has successfully completed an internship with The Walt Disney Co. Architecture & Facilities Engineering Division as a Structural Engineering Intern. In the past year, she worked as a Structural Engineering Intern at Siemens Energy, Power and Gas and then moved to the service sector to work on the main hot gas path turbine components. In January 2017, she joined the lab as a participant of the IRES: US-Germany Collaboration program and is now part of the CMAS group.
Debraliz is currently an undergraduate aerospace engineering student with an interest in aerospace materials research. She transferred to UCF from Lake Sumter State College in the Spring of 2016. She is a member of UCF AIAA and a participant in the IRES: US-Germany Collaboration program. In the research lab she is a part of the additive manufacturing team. Her main focus is analyzing the experiments done at the Argonne National Laboratory on superalloy CMSX-4. She joined the team in January of 2017.
Ryan is currently an undergraduate student studying Mechanical Engineering who is interested in aerospace materials research. His hobbies include drawing and swimming. He is a member of UCF AIAA. Ryan joined the team Spring of 2015.
Brooke is currently an undergraduate student studying Mechanical Engineering who is interested in aerospace materials research with a focus in additive manufacturing. In September 2015, she was recognized by the UCF Office of Undergraduate Research as a Distinguished Undergraduate Researcher (DURA). Brooke was also a recipient of the ICubed and RAMP fellowships and was a participant in the IRES: US-Germany Collaboration project for the summer of 2016. Currently she works as a Lifting Engineer intern at Siemens Energy, Power and Gas and is researching under the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). She joined the team in April 2015.
Eric is an undergraduate student studying Mechanical Engineering and is interested in materials research. He is an officer in UCF ASME and enjoys playing the violin in his free time. Eric joined the team in fall of 2015 and graduates spring of 2019.
Cassidy is currently an undergraduate student studying aerospace engineering who is interested in materials research. She is a member of EXCEL and UCF AIAA. She has participated in Aviation Design, and other smaller build projects as a freshman. In her spare time she likes trying new things, and spending time with her friends and pet bunny, Comet. She joined the team in summer of 2017.
Alisia is an undergraduate student majoring in aerospace engineering with an interest in materials research. She is currently participating in the UCF/Lockheed Martin Work Experience Program as an intern for the F-35 Quality Engineering department. In her spare time she enjoy drawing, painting and traveling the world! she joined the team in August of 2017 and will graduate in the Spring of 2020.