Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Names UCF Researcher

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Names UCF Researcher

A University of Central Florida engineer who is recognized worldwide as a leader in power electronics and whose work led to the creation of the first compact single-solar photovoltaic panel has been named as a 2017 inductee to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Issa Batarseh, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer […]

A Different Kind of Prep, The Journey to UCF

For Angie Torres there was no Girl Scouts, after school clubs or sports team participation when she was a kid. Her extracurricular activities involved translating English into Spanish for her aunt during doctor visits, helping her cousins fill out job applications and translating legal documents for family friends who didn’t speak English very well. The […]

Is Laughter the Best Medicine?

Calvin Kai Ku may not be a physician, but he has spent a large part of the last seven years working in hospitals to make sick patients feel better. Ku is a medical clown – a trained professional who aims to improve the physical and mental well-being of hospital patients through entertainment. Using theatrics, music, […]

Knight Men's, Women's Basketball Teams Headed to NIT

Both of the UCF men’s and women’s basketball teams are back in postseason play as both head to the National Invitational Tournament. Following an impressive regular season and American Athletic Conference Semifinals appearance, the men’s team (21-11) will participate in the tournament for the second time, and the women will compete in the tournament for […]