NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA Selects UCF Project as Finalist for Explorer Mission

NASA has just selected a University of Central Florida space project as a finalist for its Explorer Mission of Opportunity program. The selection fulfills the dream of two UCF scientists who have been researching solar weather – and its affects on our terrestrial technology – for more than five years. If chosen, this project would […]

UCF's Nanotechnology Master’s Degree is First in Florida

UCF is now the first and only university in Florida to offer a research-focused master’s degree in nanoscience. The Master of Science in Nanotechnology program further elevates the prominence of UCF’s nanotechnology research, said Sudipta Seal, director of the university’s NanoScience Technology Center, Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) and interim chair of Materials […]

30 Undergraduate Researchers Accepted at Summer Programs

More than 30 UCF student researchers will participate in research programs around the world this summer. The students will receive stipends, lodging, and often travel funding as compensation for their work in the research programs. “Being an undergraduate researcher has opened doors for me that I did not even know existed,” said chemistry major Samantha […]

UCFPD, OCSO Announce Partnership to Enhance Off-Campus Safety

The University of Central Florida Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office today announced an initiative to enhance the safety of the area near campus through additional enforcement. UCFPD officers and OCSO deputies also are continuing collaboration that started in April to target underage drinking and parties in areas near campus. UCF Police Chief […]