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Colby Borchetta

Research Assistant II, Center for Tree Science Education

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Colby Borchetta is a research assistant at the Center for Tree Science, where he’s working to integrate sensors on drones and develop other novel methods for studying trees.

Colby earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Florida State University in 2013. He is currently working on finishing his PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Kentucky, where his focus is on experimental fluid mechanics. Some of Colby’s research interests include turbulence, atmospheric meteorology, aerospace, sensor development, and remote sensing.


PhD, Mechanical Engineering

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

BS, Mechanical Engineering

Florida State Universiry
Tallahassee, FL