Rick Lind is an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Enginering at the University of Florida. He received a B.S. degree in physics and a B.S. degree in astrophysics in 1990, an M.S. degree in aerospace engineering in 1992, and a Ph.D. degree in aerospace engineering in 1995 from the University of Minnesota, Minn, USA. From 1996 to 2001, he was 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 microair vehicles including morphing and flapping.
Biography Updated on 3 December 2009