UCF Crime Lab Combats Human Trafficking Through Research

UCF Crime Lab Combats Human Trafficking Through Research

UCF Sociology’s “crime lab,” a team of faculty and students, is trying to help police and nonprofit agencies better understand human trafficking in hopes of stopping it. While human trafficking is the latest crime the UCF team is tackling, it has been working with all sorts of crime data. The team works with data from […]

Many Central Florida Law Enforcement Officers Trace Roots Back to UCF

Homicide detectives, FBI and U.S. Secret Service agents, a Winter Garden Police crime scene technician, an Orlando Police SWAT commander, Orange County deputy sheriffs, the Lake Mary police chief and the deputy director of the Central Florida High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA). What do all these and about 1,000 other Central Florida men and […]

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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.