Power of Big Data Discussed at UCF Symposium

Power of Big Data Discussed at UCF Symposium

In the past, the biggest threat from a data breach was to the individual. But now with the onset of Big Data, there are much bigger threats and even bigger opportunities. Few people, however, understand what Big Data is or how it can be used, said Lee Odess ’99, vice president of UniKey and the […]

UCF Expert To Discuss What Terrorists and Freedom Fighters Have in Common

Güneş Murat Tezcür, Ph.D., the Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at UCF, will speak at the Tuscawilla Country Club Wednesday, Jan. 25  at 6 p.m. The title of his talk is ‘What do Terrorists and Freedom Fighters Have in Common?’ Tezcür will explain the reasoning behind individuals’ decisions to join an armed organization […]

Professor’s Research Part of First Mission to Trojan Asteroids

University of Central Florida Physics Professor Dan Britt will help explore some of the oldest asteroids in the solar system thanks to a new NASA mission. NASA, this month selected the Lucy mission, which will explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids for the first-time. The robotic spacecraft will also explore a larger asteroid within the asteroid belt. […]

A Dozen Moments From 2016 That Will Fill You With Knight Pride

At times, the past year has been a tough one. But at the University of Central Florida, we’ve got a lot to be proud of. From academic excellence to giving back to the community, here are a dozen moments from 2016 that will make any Knight’s heart swell with pride (in no particular order). Educating […]


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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.