Science Meets Beer: Microbiology Researcher, Students Brew Up Business

Science Meets Beer: Microbiology Researcher, Students Brew Up Business

There’s plenty of biology in the beer you’ll be swigging during the Super Bowl game on Feb. 5. With the popularity of craft beers, local brewers are turning to a UCF College of Medicine researcher and his microbiology students to help perfect the taste and color of America’s favorite fermented beverage. Sean Moore, associate professor of […]

Master of the Brewniverse

Most people wouldn’t associate computer engineering with beer, but for Ron Raike, ’91, the two went together like a burger and an IPA. As he earned his master’s degree at UCF, Raike says the College of Engineering and Computer Science’s core program contributed to many aspects of the mechanics and methods of brewing, as well […]

Learn About Beer, Wine – and Benefit United Way Campaign

Learning about different types of grapes and the wine they make, comparing French and American wines, and even viewing “The History of Civilization in a Six Pack,” are part of a series of fun and instructional classes offered by Rosen College of Hospitality Management this month to benefit UCF’s Live United campaign. All the classes […]

Cicerone Program Gives Hospitality Students a Competitive Edge

There’s something big brewing at UCF’s Rosen College Hospitality Management, and it’s spilling out of the campus’ beer & wine lab and into the food & beverage industry. It’s the growing number of Cicerone certified beer servers produced through the college’s Seminar in Quality Brewing and Fine Beer. Since the national beer connoisseur program was […]

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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.