UCF Ranks in Top 20 of Public Universities for 2015 U.S. Patents

UCF Ranks in Top 20 of Public Universities for 2015 U.S. Patents

The University of Central Florida ranked 19th in the nation among public universities and 40th in the world for the number of U.S. patents it secured in 2015, according to a new listing by the National Academy of Inventors. UCF secured 50 utility patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2015, ranking just […]

UCF and the Next Space Frontier: Making the Case for Mars

Many feared the United States’ role in space exploration was over after an accident took the lives of a second space shuttle crew in 2003. After another long grounding of the shuttle fleet, flights restarted briefly but by 2011 the program was retired and no manned missions were on the horizon. Prospects were dim. But […]

Free Workshop to Share Secrets of Social Media Cybersleuthing

UCF’s Institute for Simulation & Training will host a free workshop that will share the secrets of conducting online investigations by combing social media and the internet for clues. The three-day workshop July 5-7 is entitled “Social Media and Open Source Intelligence Research and Investigation” and focuses on developing useful information from publicly available sources. […]

Two UCF Researchers Received Prestigious Early-career Powe Award

Two UCF researchers were awarded prestigious 2016 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards. The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) group awarded Michael Chini, an assistant professor of physics, and Sean Pang, an assistant professor in CREOL (College of Optics and Photonics), seed money for their work in the area of optics. “Dr. Chini joined […]

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PTSD Treatment at UCF's Anxiety Disorders Clinic

UCF’s Anxiety Disorders Clinic uses olfactory stimulants to replicate traumatic events experienced by PTSD sufferers. Visual, audio and tactile components are also used, but according to patients, smell acts as the most powerful trigger.