UCF Cyber Defense Team Claims 2nd Victory in National Competition

UCF Cyber Defense Team Claims 2nd Victory in National Competition

The University of Central Florida’s cyber-defense team successfully defended its status as top dog over the weekend, winning the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the second year in a row. The Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF – also known as Hack@UCF – bested nine other teams to win the competition in San Antonio […]

  • UCF Students Take Honors at Statewide Graduate Research Competition

    Some of the state’s best graduate students competed in the second annual Statewide Graduate Research Symposium Friday and University of Central Florida students took some of the top honors in the arts and humanities, education, physical sciences research and social sciences categories. The symposium, hosted at UCF this year on behalf of the Florida Council […]

  • UCF Leader in Photonics, Makes Bid For Game Changing Grant

    Just like the industrial revolution and the information age transformed our society, the age of light promises to propel the nation into the next century of innovation. The University of Central Florida is a leader in this exciting field that studies light and all the things it can do from creating sensors that detect cancer […]

  • Kids with ADHD Must Squirm to Learn, UCF Study Says

    For decades, frustrated parents and teachers have barked at fidgety children with ADHD to “Sit still and concentrate!” But new research conducted at UCF shows that if you want ADHD kids to learn, you have to let them squirm. The foot-tapping, leg-swinging and chair-scooting movements of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are actually vital to how […]

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  • UCF Professor to Perform with 3-D Printed Instruments in N.Y.

    UCF professor Scott F. Hall will combine music and the emerging world of 3-D printing Friday night when he performs on some unconventional instruments at the 3D Print Design Show in New York. Hall and a senior art student will perform on 3-D printed instruments ranging from the lute-shaped “monobaribasitar” to the sharply angled “piezoelectric […]

  • UCF's Mansfield Keynote Speaker at International Sea Turtle Symposium

    Biology assistant professor Kate Mansfield and five of her graduate students are headed to Turkey this week to present at the 35th annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Mansfield, who earlier this month gained international attention for a study about young turtles swimming with a purpose, is one of the four keynote speakers. […]

  • Tekcapital Acquires Exclusive License to Portfolio of 13 Optical Technology Patents

      Tekcapital plc (AIM: TEK), an international provider of technology and intellectual property services, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the exclusive worldwide license to a portfolio of 13 optical technology patents from UCF. The patents enable the development of new, small form, lightweight and see-through high-resolution, head-mounted projection displays with eye tracking. […]

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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.