Rick Lind is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Enginering at the University of Florida. He received a BS in Physics and BS in Astrophysics in 1990, a MS in Aerospace Engineering in 1992 and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering in 1995 from the University of Minnesota. He spent 1996-2001 with NASA at the Dryden Flight Research Center before joining the faculty at the University of Florida in 2001. His research program focuses on control and design of flight systems with particular emphasis on aeroservoelasticity. He has participated on flight testing of the F-15, F-18, SR-71 and numerous UAV platforms. He is currently investigating biologically-inspired concepts for micro air vehicles including morphing and flapping.
Biography Updated on 7 October 2010