Engineer, Designer, Inventor, Teacher, Artist

Michael Celestin, Ph.D.

Michael Celestin, Ph.D.

Perspective: The one thing that cannot be learned from books is the art of engineering. The true differentiating factor in most products is not the science but the elegance.

Recent Posts

Thermo Fall 2019 Theme – Back to the Future!

Thermo Fall 2019 Theme – Back to the Future!

Okay, it’s that time again. An all new Themed Thermo class is back! Buckle up because it’s going to be a bumpy ride as we race through Thermodynamics in this exciting Back to the Future Theme! Register soon as seats fill up fast. CRN 80766 […]

Thermodynamics Fall 2019 Intro Video

Thermodynamics Fall 2019 Intro Video

You’re sitting in class, munching pop corn, wondering what’s about to happen next. The lights dim then this… I sync my arrival into the room at the end of the video.

Future Teaching Schedule

Future Teaching Schedule

Students can look forward to another fun semester of MakeCourse in Spring 2019! Also, I will not be teaching Thermodynamics this Summer 2019. Instead, look out for the next installment of a Back to the Future themed Thermo coming Fall 2019. Hope everyone had a […]

STUDENT FEEDBACK FROM FALL 2018 – MAKECOURSE

STUDENT FEEDBACK FROM FALL 2018 – MAKECOURSE

COMPLETE STUDENT FEEDBACK FROM EGN 3343 FOR MY THEMED THERMODYNAMICS CLASS. Course Comment: Great class! I made an autonomous drone and learned more in three months than I did in four years. All students should be required to take this course. I almost didn’t, but […]

THERMO FEEDBACK FROM SUMMER 2018 – STRANGER THINGS THEMED CLASS

THERMO FEEDBACK FROM SUMMER 2018 – STRANGER THINGS THEMED CLASS

Complete Student Feedback from EGN 3343 for my Themed Thermodynamics class. I learned alot Dr. Celestin was very clear about what it takes to be successful in his course. His lectures were informative and engaging. He dedicates time to make the course more interesting and […]

Themed Summer Thermodynamics and Fall MakeCourse

Themed Summer Thermodynamics and Fall MakeCourse

Prospective Students! The summer semester thermo class will be themed based on the hit NETFLIX original, Stranger Things!  You can expect the quizzes to follow the fascinating fan fiction story arc from week to week while the exams will be standard.  My classes offer very […]

Award Winning Tank

Award Winning Tank

The Coral Reactor was selected as top tank in the Creative Aquariums Showcase! Michael C.'s Biocube Mixed Reef Posted by Creative Aquariums of Tampa on Saturday, November 11, 2017

THERMO FEEDBACK FROM FALL 2017 – STAR TREK THEMED CLASS

Complete Student Feedback from EGN 3343 for my Themed Thermdynamics class. As an adult student, I appreciate the value professor Celestin brings to teaching. He is always looking to assist students even when it puts him behind in other areas of his work. I could […]

Thermo Feedback from Summer 2017 – Star Wars Themed Class

Complete Student Feedback from EGN 3343 for my Themed Thermdynamics class. Probably one of the best instructors in USF. Dr. Celestin is hands down the best professor I have had at USF. He cares about the students, he is always available, he made the outline […]