University of Central Florida (UCF) School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training (SMST) Director, Dr. Grace Bochenek, was recently elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL). Bochenek’s induction will take place during the Academy’s annual meeting in November 2022.
The ASEMFL undertakes, or contracts for, studies of interest in the areas of science, engineering, and medicine, which inform the Florida community of current and future challenges facing global society. With the results of these studies, the ASEMFL engages the community in discussions to address these challenges.
Bochenek was selected to the Academy for her “contributions in modeling and simulation” according to the citation. “I am truly honored by my selection to ASEMFL,” said Bochenek. “It is an even greater honor to be included in this prestigious group of impactful leaders, scientist and engineers.”
Alongside her colleagues in the ASEMFL, Bochenek will serve its mission to:
In the same way the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine serves the nation, ASEMFL serves the state of Florida. Individuals who have made a significant impact to society in the areas of science, engineering, and medicine; are members of one of the three National Academies; and work or reside in Florida may be selected to the ASEMFL.