Principle Investigator

Appointments

University of Central Florida, Assistant Professor, August 2016
Meggitt PLC, Senior Engineer, Global Programme Jan 2014 – July 2016
 

Education:

PhD (Mechanical Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014.
M.S (Mechanical Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012.

B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009.

PhD Students

Daren A. Watson

Education:

M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Central Florida, 2019.

M.Phil. (Physics), University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 2016.
B.S. (Physics & Mathematics), University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 2013

Research Interests: interfacial fluid mechanics, insect locomotion on liquid interfaces, and renewable energy solutions

MD Erfanul Alam

 

Education:

M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering), Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, 2017.
B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering), Bangladesh Univ. of Eng. & Tech. (BUET), 2014.

Research Interests: insect inspired dynamic motion, fluid dynamics of insect flight.

Miloš Krsmanovic

 

Education:

M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Belgrade, Serbia, 2007.​

Research Interests: hydrodynamics of fur and fur biofouling.

Lab Alumni

Dipankar Biswas

Education: PhD (Mechanical Engineering), University of Akron, Ohio, 2016.

Post-Doc: FaSt Lab, UCF, 2019-2020

Nicholas M. Smith

Education:

PhD (Mechanical Engineering) University of Central Florida, 2020.

M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), University of Central Florida, 2019.
B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), FAMU-FSU, Tallahassee, FL, 2016.

Research Interests: natural phenomena of fluid dispersion, insect-solid interactions

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