Read Story

Get to Know Chelsey Simmons

In Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Featured Gator Engineer

Home is where the heart is for this Florida-born Ivy-Leaguer. After growing up in the Gainesville area, Chelsey Simmons ventured out to Harvard for her undergraduate degree, followed by a master’s and PhD from Stanford. But when it came time to find a tenure-track position at a top research university – with a mechanical engineering department within walking distance of a medical …