Hartman Promoted to Vice President

Hartman Promoted to Vice President

Joel Hartman, a 20-year University of Central Florida employee who is highly respected across the country for his innovations in information technology and online learning, has been promoted to vice president for information technologies and resources. He will retain his title as the university’s chief information officer. Hartman will continue to oversee UCF’s library, computing, […]

UCF Names Vice Provost for Regional Campuses

J. Jeffrey Jones, a vice chancellor at Indiana University South Bend, has been named UCF’s new vice provost for Regional Campuses, a network of nine campuses that stretches from Daytona Beach to Palm Bay to Leesburg. Jones will begin his new job July 1, UCF Provost and Executive Vice President Tony G. Waldrop announced following […]

UCF Among the Partners in New Online Education Network

The University of Central Florida is among the institutions that will offer free learning through a new open, online course network. Called the Canvas Network, the platform allows UCF to give back to the community by offering slightly adapted versions of its courses to members of the general public free of cost. Curriculum is similar […]

UCF Uses Analytics to Help Students Complete College

The University of Central Florida will be contributing to a groundbreaking effort to use analytics to identify trends that contribute to student success, program momentum, and online course completion. UCF is a member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Cooperative for Education Technologies (WCET), which Tuesday announced it received a $2.5 million grant […]


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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.