Clean Tech Innovation Could Mean Big Savings for Fleet Owners

Clean Tech Innovation Could Mean Big Savings for Fleet Owners

A Florida-based company, in partnership with UCF researchers, has developed an innovative technology that will reduce fossil fuel usage in commercial trucks, potentially saving fleet owners more than $2 million a year while reducing carbon emissions into the atmosphere. Professor Thomas Wu and his research team from the College of Engineering & Computer Science and […]

  • Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Executive Director Visits UCF

    Jesse Panuccio, the executive director at the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, recently visited the University of Central Florida Starter Lab and Blackstone LaunchPad, supported by the College of Business Administration. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity promotes economic opportunities for all Floridians, formulating and implementing successful workforce, community, and economic development policies and strategies. […]

  • Nov. 7 Veterans Job Fair to Aid Wounded Warrior Project

    They fought for our country, and now thousands of veterans find themselves fighting to find a job. The number of unemployed veterans also is expected to grow as troops continue to be pulled from overseas. To help local veterans and their families find work, Wells Fargo and the UCF College of Business Administration will host […]

  • South Florida Company Awarded CEO Nexus Cup Presented by GrowFL

    AAJ Technologies , a leading Information Technology (IT) systems integrator and solution provider, was recently awarded the prestigious CEO Nexus Cup presented by GrowFL, the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at UCF.  Located in South Florida, the company provides high-end technology consulting services, helping companies become more efficient, profitable and competitive in their respective industries. Notable clients […]

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  • UCF Named a 'Maker' University and Joins White House Push to Strengthen Innovation

    The University of Central Florida – recognized for creating one of the best innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems in the country by Entrepreneur Magazine – is one of two universities in Florida and 155 nationwide that have agreed to empower Americans and encourage a transition from “consumers” to “producers.” Known as the “Maker Movement,” the effort is spearheaded […]

  • UCF Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Launches Starter Lab

    The grand opening for UCF’s new Starter Lab was recently held at the UCF College of Business Administration. Sponsored by Mobile Makers, Florida High Tech Corridor and Research Assessment and Innovation for Social Enterprise (RAISE), the Starter Lab is a new initiative in the college providing a 1,500 sq. ft. space where students of all […]

  • UCF-Based Research Fuels $100k Win for Entrepreneur

    A UCF spinoff company received the $100,000 first-place award at the CAT5 Awards at Innovation Concourse of the Southeast: Manufacturing and Safety event in Orlando.  The company took the top prize from a pool of more than 80 technology-based companies. HySense Technology, founded by UCF Florida Solar Energy Center researcher Nahid Mohajeri, develops and produces an […]

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A Graduation Story

More than 4,500 UCF students graduated during December 15-16 commencement ceremonies. The anticipated graduates include 3,712 who filed intents to receive bachelor’s degrees, 810 for master’s degrees, four for education specialist degrees and 65 for doctoral degrees. With this week’s graduations, UCF will have awarded more than 225,000 degrees since classes began in 1968.