World’s Top 50: UCF Programming Team

World's Top 50: UCF Programming Team

The University of Central Florida’s most-winning competitive team has returned from St. Petersburg, Russia with an impressive ranking: as the world’s 48th best computer programming team. UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science students Michael Galletti of Orlando, Stephen Royal of Jacksonville and Daniel Wasserman of Ocoee placed seventh among teams from the United States in the […]

UCF Sends First All-Female Team to 'Super Bowl' of Programming

For the first time, the University of Central Florida’s most winning student team in three decades will include an all-female group of competitors Saturday in an event that’s considered the regional super-contest of computer programming. UCF computer science students Jessica Lombardi, Cindy Moline and Isabelle Moreira will head to Melbourne Nov. 10, along with seven […]

"Battle of the Brains" World Finals for CECS Programming Team

The world’s elite student computer programmers will travel to Harbin, China in February to compete in the oldest, most prestigious computer programming contest in the world. UCF is not new to the competition, having finished 2nd, 4th and 5th in previous World Finals. Known as the “Battle of the Brains,” the 34th World Finals of […]


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This UCF-Designed Tech is Amazing

A team of UCF scientists has developed a new process for creating flexible supercapacitors that can store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading. The novel method from the University of Central Florida’s NanoScience Technology Center could eventually revolutionize technology as varied as mobile phones and electric vehicles. “If they were to replace the batteries with these supercapacitors, you could charge your mobile phone in a few seconds and you wouldn’t need to charge it again for over a week,” said Nitin Choudhary, a postdoctoral associate who conducted much of the research.