Laser Researcher Receives Grant to Partner with 5 Universities

Laser Researcher Receives Grant to Partner with 5 Universities

The University of Central Florida researcher who holds the world record for the shortest laser pulse ever produced has been awarded part of a Department of Defense grant with an international team to continue study on ultrafast lasers. Zenghu Chang, a distinguished professor of physics and optics who has appointments with both the College of […]

Workshop to Teach About Dangers of Invasive Lionfish

Responding to a venomous lionfish invasion in Florida’s coastal waters, UCF will co-host a community workshop Thursday, June 18, about the species that’s threatening native fish and how to get rid of them. The Invasive Lionfish Collecting and Handling Workshop will be held 6-8 p.m. in the UCF Biology Field Research Center, Bldg. 92 on […]

UCF’s Sea Turtle Research Subject of PBS Show Tonight

UCF marine biologist Kate Mansfield and her ongoing work with endangered sea turtles is the focus of a PBS episode of “Changing Seas,” which debuts at 8 p.m. today on WPBT2. The show focuses on Mansfield’s breakthrough research tracking and discovering what young sea turtles do after they head to sea. The episode, called “Sea […]

Mars Robot Built by Female-Led UCF Team Headed to Kennedy Space Center

Next week, a team of UCF students will head to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center with a robot they’ve been building since last summer – one that’s designed to mine soil and ice from the surface of Mars. Their robot isn’t destined for the red planet, but elements of its design might be. It will compete […]