Zac is pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Aerospace Engineering with an interest in materials research and he is a member of SEDS-UCF. In his spare time, he enjoys designing and creating high-power rockets and learning and applying new skills and knowledge. He joined the lab in spring of 2018 and currently part of the CMAS group.
Erika is currently pursing a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering with an interest in software programming. She is an active participant in the T-L.E.A.R.N. program and a member of UCF’s AIAA chapter. She joined the lab in the fall of 2017 and is currently in the PS-PVD team.
Danny San Martin
Danny is pursuing a dual bachelors degree in Mechanical & Aerospace engineering, and is interested in materials research and orbital mechanics. He was a medical practice manager at Foot & Ankle Institute of Miami Beach from 2014 to 2016 before moving to Orlando to pursue an engineering career. He joined the lab in spring 2018. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer and sailing.
Stephanie is currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Aerospace Engineering and is interested in materials research, and is a member of UCF AIAA. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing and reading. She joined the lab in spring of 2018 as part of the thermal barrier coatings group.
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.
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 is a recipient of the Hispanic Heratige Scholarship Fund of Metro Orlando and is an active member of their community. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and reading. 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.