Graduate School Rankings Are In: UCF Has 22 Programs in Top 100

Graduate School Rankings Are In: UCF Has 22 Programs in Top 100

Twenty-two University of Central Florida graduate programs were ranked in the top 100 in their respective fields by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools of 2018 released Tuesday. For the first time all seven eligible programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science ranked among the best programs in the nation, according […]

UCF Named National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security this week named UCF a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, an honor that recognizes the strength of the university’s cyberdefense programs, curriculum, faculty and students. The designation, which brings prestige and additional access to scholarships and research grants, comes under a federal […]

President Hitt to Host Student Open Forum on Monday

President John C. Hitt, Provost and Executive Vice President Dale Whittaker, and Vice Presidents Dan Holsenbeck, Bill Merck and Maribeth Ehasz will host an open forum for students from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 21, in the Cape Florida Ballroom, Room 316, of the Student Union. All students are invited to discuss their ideas, […]

UCF Launches Applied Research Institute to Tackle Global Challenges

The University of Central Florida Research Foundation has established an institute to assist in securing large collaborative research projects and enhance the university’s interdisciplinary work and growing partnerships. The UCF Applied Research Institute will help the university coordinate multidisciplinary responses to major projects and strengthen research across campus. By doing so, university leaders say the […]


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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.